A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

Street Sheet, March 15, 2019

It didn’t take long for a hearing on San Francisco’s cold and wet weather policy for homeless people to become a forum on the City’s heavy-handed practice of sweeping encampments during heavy rainstorms. (more)

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Seizure of Homeless Artist’s Prints an Exhibit of Injustice by City

Street Sheet, Oct. 1, 2018

Ronnie Goodman was arrested on 16th and Mission streets when he jumped on a Department of Public Works truck to retrieve 50 linocut pieces he created — and the rugs and boards he shelters himself with — that City workers seized. (more)

An Aggressive Turn in Encampment Sweeps

Street Sheet, May 1, 2018

Mark Farrell’s abbreviated term as mayor will apparently be defined by one thing — the removal of tent dwellings from homeless San Franciscans. If so, that definitive moment came April 25, when otherwise unhoused people who have erected tents and other improvised shelters were swept out in the latest of street evictions. (more)