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textCalifornia Holds Hearing on Rule to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear by Center for Biological Diversity
Groups Criticize Measure, Urge New Regulations to Promote Ropeless Traps...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:02PM
text6/29/20 Reopening Paused by Name of the Game Is Money
I woke up this morning wondering how the Reopening of our San Francisco economy was going and learned that San Francisco’s mayor had stopped the reopening plans for June 29, 2020 because of a slight increase in cases. Considering our tourist economy which is the description of San Francisco’s economy depends on reopening, this is a serious problem....
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:41AM
textColumbus Statue Finally Removed from Telegraph Hill by Milestone in History
After decades of protest, going back in memory to 1992, the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' arrival in the Americas, when we were able to move the Columbus Genocide Parade from Market to Fisherman's Wharf, the latest anti-racism movement, Black Lives Matter, finally moved the City & County of San Francisco to take down the Columbus monument outside Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill today....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:19AM
textBudget Time: Transfer Police Budget to Services for the Workingclass by Name of the Game Is Money
On June 7, 2020, around 3 p.m., a march of a few thousand young people was seen on Bay Street, coming from the Marina, turning onto Columbus and filled the entire length of Columbus to Stockton, where it turned for a block to Vallejo, the heart of the working class Chinese immigrant community, where they stood and chanted "Black Lives Matter" outside a police station....
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 5:38PM
textPublicly traded corporate looters are ripping off the Small Business Administration by Lynda Carson
Mayor London Breed and some trigger happy cops are blowing a lot of hot air at the petty thefts taking place during the George Floyd protests, as they look the other way as the publicly traded corporate looters are ripping off over $200 million from the Small Business Administration, that hurts the small businesses that can not get the loans that were meant to go to them through the Cares Act, and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)!...
Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 11:56PM
textPolice State Terrorism for Memorial Day Weekend by Swords to Plowshares Now
On the eve of a war holiday, Memorial Day weekend, recognized as the beginning of summer, Friday, May 22, 2020, the police state was out in full force wasting our tax dollars while we have 100,000 unemployed in San Francisco and 40 million unemployed nationwide, and perhaps 20,000 homeless in San Francisco and perhaps 1 million homeless nationwide....
Posted: Fri May 22, 2020 5:06PM
textUpdated San Francisco Empty And Abandoned Buildings List by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
SF Food Not Bombs has updated the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection’s list of empty and abandoned buildings through March, 2020 on this webpage: https://sffnb.org/list-of-san-francisco-empty-and-abandoned-buildings/....
Posted: Sat May 9, 2020 11:40AM
textNo Contact High by Michael Steinberg
Like everything else, 4-20 in San Francisco was different this time around....
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:08PM
textForever Lockdown by Stop Police State Terrorism
Now that we are in our 4th week of lockdown in San Francisco, and San Francisco admits that the medical curve has flattened with 10 deaths and 724 cases of COVID19 in a city of 866,000 people, Safeway has hired armed guards who tell us to leave our pushcarts and personal recycled bags outside and push their heavy carts inside if we cannot carry their handcarts, and then we find the shelves are practically empty! Guns are just as much a threat to our lives as a virus....
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2020 11:04AM
textSan Francisco, CA: Windows of Union-Busting Bakery Smashed Out by Repost
The following communique’ was anonymously sent to It’s Going Down which we republish below. For context, the Tartine Bakery in San Francisco has recently resisted efforts at a unionization drive by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). The communique’ reads:...
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 10:15AM
textS.F. has 8,000 Homeless, 30,000 empty homes, 42,000 empty hotel rooms by repost
We are now seeing the boarding up of businesses in San Francisco, including the huge Sir Francis Drake Hotel near Union Square due to loss of tourist business. Meanwhile, San Francisco has an estimated 8,000 homeless, 30,000 empty homes and 42,000 empty hotel rooms. The homeless must be housed right now to save their lives from the coronavirus and to stop the epidemic. At https://sfunitedincrisis.org/, 100 medical professionals have a letter with their recommendations....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:24PM
textSan Francisco Dept of Public Health Site Offers Help to Everyone by Solidarity Around the World
San Francisco now has 178 Coronavirus cases and for the first time today, 1 death. See the Department of Public Health website at https://www.sfdph.org/dph/alerts/coronavirus.asp The same website has all kinds of helpful tips good for everyone, no matter where you live, translated into Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, Arabic and Vietnamese....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:13AM
textSan Francisco Food Not Bombs Adds Sharings During Shelter In Place Order by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
San Francisco Food Not Bombs expands its serving schedule during the shelter in place order....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:09PM
textSan Francisco Food Not Bombs Is Still Sharing Food by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
San Francisco Food Not Bombs will keep its regular schedule during the San Francisco Department of Public Health's Shelter In Place Order....
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:08PM
textChina uses forced labor in factories making American products by Lynda Carson
Forced labor in factories that make products for American companies, including some of the companies listed further below such as GAP Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, Apple which is headquartered in nearby Cupertino, Cisco Systems which is headquartered in San Jose, or Google which is headquartered in Mountain View!...
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2020 9:43PM
textShahid Buttar v Nancy Pelosi for Congress in November 2020 runoff by Milestone in History
We achieved a milestone in history in San Francisco in the March 3, 2020 election with Shahid Buttar now in second place challenging 37-year incumbent millionaire reactionary Democrat Nancy Pelosi for a seat in Congress representing 770,000 San Francisco residents out of a population of 866,000 total San Francisco residents....
Posted: Wed Mar 4, 2020 8:41PM
textMedia Advisory: Coalition of unions unite against cuts to public education by Posted by Lynda Carson
On Thursday, March 5, hundreds of parents, students, educators, support staff, and community allies will hold a rally to demand that the San Francisco Board of Education partner with us to identify alternative budget solutions and prevent any and all cuts and layoffs!...
Posted: Tue Mar 3, 2020 3:36PM
text#Matrix4 Helicopters Buzzing S.F. At Night by Nighttime is for Sleeping
Since around 6 p.m. tonight, a movie, Matrix4, has been buzzing the Union Square Financial District of San Francisco with a low flying helicopter, for 5 hours now, and counting, while we try to rest. This should be illegal....
Posted: Sun Feb 9, 2020 11:28PM
textSF Food Not Bombs Updates San Francisco Empty And Abandoned Buildings List by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
SF Food Not Bombs has updated the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection’s list of empty and abandoned buildings through December, 2019 on this webpage: https://sffnb.org/list-of-san-francisco-empty-and-abandoned-buildings/....
Posted: Wed Feb 5, 2020 7:36AM
textStatement from HRCSF on recent claims from Veritas Investments by Posted by Lynda Carson
Veritas is selling 76 of their buildings, comprising over 2,000 units of rent-controlled housing. Will you stand with Veritas tenants in urging their landlord Veritas Investments to pause the sales and negotiate with the City and impacted tenants? We don't want to see these homes go to another speculator who's business model is to flip the units using various tactics, including harassement, renoviction and unnecessary passthrough rent increases, in order to bring them to market rate, which un...
Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:03PM