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Privatization of public housing

Many residents feel they're moving from the frying pan of Housing Authority control into the fire of developer and nonprofit management

Homeless for the holidays

Changing demographics in the Bayview complicate city efforts to open a shelter there

Betting on Graton

Newest casino targeting Bay Area residents promises to share the wealth with workers and people of color

Women complain about F.X. Crowley’s union

NLRB filings, lawsuit charge discrimination while supervisorial candidate was running Local 16


October 23, 2012
Wednesday 24Senior and disability action Western Addition Senior Center, 1390 ½ Turk, SF; 415-546-2096. 9:30am-1:30pm, free. Senior and Disability Action University presents a workshop...


October 16, 2012
THURSDAY 18Culture as a weapon: poetry and storytelling SOUL School of Unity and Liberation, 1904 Franklin Suite 904, Oakl; www.schoolofunityandliberation.org, RSVP at info@schoolofunityandliberation.org. 6:30pm,...

Homes Not Jails protesters released

October 11, 2012
This article has been updatedNineteen Homes Not Jails protesters who were arrested last night and held on felony charges of vandalism, conspiracy and burglary,...

World homeless day protest targets Castro landlord

October 10, 2012
In a protest marking World Homeless Day, the squatter group Homes Not Jails briefly occupied a vacant building on Castro St. tonight. Twenty were...

Fukushima controversies that the mainstream media ignores

October 10, 2012
This week, we wrote our annual analysis of the list of censored stories released by Project Censored. We wrote that “in one study that...


The top stories you didn't read in the mainstream media: expanding police state, NATO war crimes, criminalized protests, more

City to cease using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases

October 7, 2012
The San Francisco Police Department announced today that they will stop using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases.This will address the issue of police...


October 5, 2012
Thursday 4Reject Cordileone St. Mary's Cathedral, 1111 Gough, SF; tinyurl.com/cordileone. 1:30pm, free. The new San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has caused a stir. The...

Feminist vigilante gangs to march on Oakland Friday

October 3, 2012
Oakland’s last feminist vigilante gangs march was a demonstration promoting offensive feminism in response to rape, assault, and murder of “women, queers, gender rebels...

Promises, promises in district 5

October 3, 2012
Poor Magazine is not known for their love of politicians. Tiny Gray-Garcia, Poor Magazine co-founder and host of last night's District 5 supervisor debate,...

Fierce, forceful, amazing: remembering Robyn Few

October 2, 2012
Robyn Few, innovative sex worker revolutionary and a part of the soul of San Francisco, passed away Sept. 13. Robyn was a mother, a grandmother,...

Workers celebrate launch of wage theft task force

October 1, 2012
San Francisco's wage theft task force, approved in June, had its first meeting today.The wage theft task force formed to strengthen the city response...

Tonight, a film that will change how you see mental illness

September 27, 2012
What does it mean to be mentally ill? Mentally well? If a person feels debilitating rage and sadness faced with the realities of the...


September 25, 2012
WEDNESDAY 26Berkeley mayoral candidate forum North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst, Berk; berkeleygraypanthers.mysite.com. 1:30pm, free. It may be the Peoples Republic of Berkeley, but...

Mission residents connect at community meeting

September 25, 2012
Police hosted a Mission community meeting yesterday in response to the Sept. 16 death of Jesus Solis, 20, who was shot at Treat Ave...

Where is Occupy SF now?

September 20, 2012
On the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, Occupy San Francisco also celebrated its birthday.Demonstrations throughout the day Sept. 17, focusing on a variety of...

Who’s a sex trafficker?

Under Proposition 35, you'd be surprised


September 18, 2012
WEDNESDAY 19 Day of action for free Muni passes for youth Balboa BART Station, 401 Geneva Ave, SF; www.peopleorganized.org. 1:30pm, free. POWER has been working...

Happy Birthday Occupy

September 16, 2012
Occupy celebrates its one-year anniversary Monday, and many of the groups who have gotten involved over the past year will be going all out....

In the face of protest, City College moves forward with tough decisions

September 12, 2012
The City College Board of Trustees passed the college’s budget and new mission statement yesterday, as well as a proposal to request a special...