Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: San Francisco

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”

In San Francisco, hundreds of homes for the homeless sit vacant

At least part of the problem is a shortage of case managers, who are the crucial link between vacant units and the hundreds of people approved for housing.

Youth climate activists will not stop fighting their climate case –...

“The 9th Circuit has deprived people in that Circuit the ability to seek a resolution of a real controversy with their government.”

Ballot measure added in San Francisco to increase taxes on corporations...

“We believe that big corporations that can afford to pay their executives million-dollar salaries every year can afford to pay their fair share in taxes to help us recover.”

‘It’s also about reclaiming our time’: California school will cover up...

"It's also about reclaiming our time, reclaiming our space. It's about black and indigenous people ... it's a form of reparations."

Will San Francisco be the second city to tax extreme CEO-worker...

In November 2019, SF voters will decide the fate of a proposed tax on corporations that pay their top exec more than 100 times worker pay.

Police chief apologizes after raid on journalist’s home

“The residents of San Francisco, our Mayor and City leaders, the news media and the hardworking men and women of the police department deserve better."

Ninth gray whale in two months washes up dead in Bay...

"If this continues at this pace through May, we would be alarmed."

Suspended cop arrested for bank robbery

Daugherty faces up to 20 years in federal prison if convicted of bank robbery.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 2, 2018

Protestors march against Trump's immigration policies, San Francisco becomes first major city to have $15 minimum wage, and more.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.