San Francisco News

San Francisco’s Upcoming Election Brawl

Posted May 4, 2021 by

Fierce Contests Potentially Ahead for City Attorney, School Board Those hoping for an off-year election break got some bad news last week: the Governor’s recall will be on the November 2021 ballot and San Francisco could see three heavily contested
Read More »

Beyond Chron Celebrates 17th Birthday

Posted April 6, 2021 by

Boosting Tenant, Housing and Tenderloin Issues for 17 Years Beyond Chron was launched on April 7, 2004. Why did the Tenderloin Housing Clinic and a tech-unsavvy activist like me start an online publication? Beyond Chron emerged in response to the
Read More »
All private bath Garland Hotel is available for city lease or purchase

Good News for SF’s Homeless

Posted March 23, 2021 by

City Adopts New Strategy, Leadership Last week brought some very welcome news to San Francisco’s roughly 6000 unhoused people living in tents, shelters and on the street. First, a new referral strategy for filling vacancies in the city’s master leased
Read More »

San Francisco’s Failed Homeless Strategy

Posted February 23, 2021 by

Coordinated Entry Keeps People Unhoused From 1999 through 2018, San Francisco rapidly filled vacancies in its nonprofit master leased SROs providing permanent supportive housing. Since 2019,  vacancies have exploded. What changed? At the end of 2018 San Francisco began an
Read More »

Attack on SF Ferris Wheel Revives War on Fun

Posted February 16, 2021 by

Opponents Misunderstand Golden Gate Park To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park, the 150 foot high Skystar Observation Wheel  was installed near the California Academy of Science and de Young Museum. While the pandemic closed the Ferris Wheel
Read More »

Phil Matier’s Powerful Impact

Posted February 2, 2021 by

Old School Reporter Leaves SF Chronicle, Stays on Beat Phil Matier, arguably the Bay Area’s most influential reporter over the past four decades, has written his last column for the San Francisco Chronicle. Matier will still shape the Bay Area
Read More »
Translate »