Guerrilla Art Project Uses News for ‘Housing Displacement Facts’

Joe Eskenazi, San Francisco Public Press — Feb 20 2018 - 8:00am

The Fall 2017 issue of the Public Press, which focused on some possible  solutions to homelessness, inspired graphic designer Erik Schmitt to create informational labels he posted on single-room occupancy hotels listed as empty.

The Golden State, Tarnished: S.F. Public Press Weekly

Michele Anderson, San Francisco Public Press — Feb 17 2018 - 8:55am

Climate change and global warming are threatening the planet, and the culprits are many, as are the proposed solutions. And some cities are even taking the alleged polluters to court. 

Building a Better City, or Just Building?: Public Press Weekly

Michele Anderson, San Francisco Public Press — Feb 2 2018 - 2:39pm

Lots of buildings are going up in San Francisco, and many more construction projects are in the works. But some plans, like the one for the former naval shipyard, are hitting a few snags. 

Community Workshop Attracts 200 Seeking Solutions to Homelessness

Joe Eskenazi, San Francisco Public Press — Feb 1 2018 - 3:13pm

The symposium, organized by the Public Press, was an all-day gathering of advocates, architects, journalists, activists, service providers, innovators, city officials, policymakers  and homeless men and women. But, before you can solve a problem, you have to know what the problem is. And, when it comes to addressing homelessness, there's a lot the general public  should know.

Livin’ in the City, by the Numbers: Public Press Weekly

Michele Anderson, San Francisco Public Press — Jan 22 2018 - 3:05pm

Contrary to appearances, such as a proliferation of tents in public places, the numbers of homeless people in San Francisco have not increased in recent years. 

Trump Ends Legal Protection for 200,000 Salvadoran Immigrants

Michael Winter and Roberto Lovato, San Francisco Public Press — Jan 8 2018 - 4:09pm

The Trump administration on Monday ended a three-decade program that provided temporary legal protection to more than 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants who built lives in the United States after fleeing civil war and devastating earthquakes.

Wildfires — Assessing the Costs: Public Press Weekly

Michele Anderson, San Francisco Public Press — Jan 8 2018 - 1:00pm

Last fall's wildfires in the North Bay and Southern California continue to take a toll in the form of difficulties in getting insurance, housing shortages and rent hikes. 

Mayor Ed Lee Leaves a City Transfigured

Michele Anderson, San Francisco Public Press — Dec 18 2017 - 5:30pm

Mayor Ed Lee, who died unexpectedly last week, is remembered as a dedicated public servant who leaves behind a complicated legacy.

Coverage of Acting Mayor London Breed and the Death of Ed Lee

Lila LaHood and Michael Winter, San Francisco Public Press — Dec 12 2017 - 1:36pm

Board of Supervisors President London Breed becomes acting mayor of San Francisco after the death of Ed Lee. She is the city's first female African-American chief executive, and the first woman in the job since Dianne Feinstein took over in 1978 after Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated in City Hall.

Big-City Life — Displacement Blues: Public Press Weekly

Michele Anderson, San Francisco Public Press — Nov 27 2017 - 9:58pm
San Francisco is a great city, but many residents are leaving for more affordable cities, like Sacramento.