No Dig, June 27: SF Homeless Project, 115 THB update, First Friday, Word puzzle walk, Happy Fourth
SF Homeless Project — A joint media effort this week to focus on the problem. A selection of articles appears below.
115 Telegraph Hill condos update
June 24, Telegraph Hill Dwellers response to developers’ June 6 presentation.
Jun 7, The developer of 115 Tele Hill condos condos gave a neighborhood presentation on Monday, Jun 6.
— North Beach Events —
Jul 1, First Friday
Jul 1, 6–9pm First Finissage Closing Party
708 Montgomery St @ Columbus & Washington (above Bocadillos)
NATURE ILLUMINATED: Paintings+Photographs Richard Zimmerman, Carolyn Miller, Julie Jaycox
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Jul 2, 10–noon HPHP Word Puzzle Walk
Behind the Maritime Museum, 900 Beach St
Aquatic Park HPHP Walk. Meet behind the Maritime Museum under the large clock, along the Aquatic Park Promenade. Walks are leisurely, about 2 hours.
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Jul 4, Happy Birthday USA
Fireworks on the bay
SF Homeless Project — A selection of articles from the joint media effort this week to focus on the problem.
SF Chron 6/27
Why are so many people homeless in SF?
It’s our fault, for accepting a political and economic system that has utterly failed.
Tim Redmond 6/27
There but for the grace of God go I
Some of the homeless people you pass have been in your shoes.
Susan Dyer Reynolds 7/1
How we fight back: accountability and love
“Prioritizing housing before all else is the single most effective thing that a city can do to address homelessness.”
Supervisor Aaron Peskin 7/1
Homeless people: Yes, they are our problem
Ernest Beyl 7/1
Homelessness in the city of St. Francis: Problems and solutions
A less empathetic view: Homelessness “has huge financial implications” and we need to “get these individuals off our streets.”
Supervisor Mark E. Farrell 7/1
Supervisor Farrell builds a wall to nowhere
“Finding new ways to keep criminalizing” homelessness. “Farrell and Wiener want more policing of the homeless.”
Nato Green 6/26
SF homeless problem looks the same as it did 20 years ago
Kevin Fagan 6/26