Kelly Guajardo of La Voz Latina del Tenderloin, would like to work herself out of a job. La Voz, like many jobs, organizations and movements, is something the people of San Francisco should wish they didn’t need, but do, and Read More »
In the midst of turmoil, upheaval and the fall out following shameful behavior from some of San Francisco’s sworn officers, SFPD still has a chance to respond to community needs.
Early this year, we covered the Police Department’s process of Read More »
“Sweetheart, this isn’t the first garden I’ve planted.”
“….All right, are we gonna work together or not?”
So went an a-typical conversation on Jones and Golden Gate on a sunny Tuesday morning. The speakers were Randy Campbell and Mary Hiles, Read More »
While San Franciscans spent the evening of December 10th lining up for sandbags and fighting over batteries in anticipation of stormageddon, a commissioned panel of experts presented the police department’s plan revised boundaries of district boundaries.
Most stations’ borders changed Read More »
San Francisco residents will soon get the chance to weigh in on the reassignment of police districts, a positive new development after I wrote on November 3 that Tenderloin residents were frustrated over the lack of public input. The Tenderloin Read More »
Redrawing the lines of San Francisco’s police districts may seem like a dry topic, but I hear about it from Tenderloin residents all the time. According to SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, the process of demographics analysis for redistricting is currently Read More »
In San Francisco, trend-setter of wearable Apple products, doyen of social media, ambassador of the iPhone 6, thousands of people still struggle to turn on their lights.
As a community organizer, I work with SRO hotel tenants in both private Read More »
The intersection of Larkin and O’Farrell bustles on a weekday afternoon. Commuters mingle with residents of nearby apartment and SRO hotel buildings. Modest numbers of children shriek and dash around Sergeant MacAulay Park, named for John MacAulay of the SFPD Read More »