Irony is strong in San Francisco’s policies towards drug users and the unhoused – “street cleanups,” in which San Francisco Public Works employees harass people into moving, routinely take place in the very same neighborhoods where drug use is openly enabled. Large groups of unhoused people are moved from one block to another in the name of “cleaning up the streets,” and, as expected, they typically return to the areas shortly after – where else are they supposed to go?
Former City College student and professional photographer Dave Glass has a new exhibit at the Tenderloin Museum. His photos showcase everyday life in the Tenderloin for the past 50 years.
Recently, San Francisco has set up a new plan to battle the ongoing war on drugs. How effective this plan will be is up to the first responders.
Pressure for city officials rises as inaction in dealing with homelessness in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district reaches heights of concern amid COVID-19 pandemic.
You often see “Bobbi,” a candy-red 2009 Honda Metropolitan sitting pretty on Phelan Avenue, minding her own business. But don’t be fooled, this young scooter has already gained the nickname “The Judge.”