Although there may not be a towering construction crane on every corner of San Francisco, it can sometimes seem that way.
From the second Rincon Hill tower to the Central Subway transit project, San Francisco is undergoing a massive wave of new construction. Some 56 major developments — totaling $3.137 billion in construction costs, 500 stories and 5,188 residential units — are in various stages of the approval process, according to The City’s Department of Building Inspection. Read More
An Occupy San Francisco protester chose jail time over community service and probation during his Thursday sentencing for misdemeanor vandalism.
Richard Barksdale, 43, of Colorado Springs, Colo., an activist who’s been arrested at least three times this year during protest-related incidents, was found guilty of writing on the walls of the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel on March 25. Read More
UPDATE at 6:01 p.m.: San Francisco Police have completed searching the hotel and did not find anyone inside, authorities said Tuesday evening. Read More
A group of protesters occupied the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel in San Francisco on Monday night.
Click on the photo to the right to see photos from the protest.
The group Homes Not Jails gathered at Civic Center before marching to the vacant hotel, cutting a lock and entering the building. Read More
“Occupation” is quickly becoming a buzzword around San Francisco.More than two dozen people stormed the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel on Monday night intending to occupy the building in the name of homelessness. And for the past several weeks, people aligned with Occupy SF have taken up residence outside the Federal Reserve on Market Street to protest financial institutions and the wealthy. Read More
Dozens of protesters stormed into the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel about 6:30 tonight as part of a demonstration organized by Homes Not Jails that started at the Civic Center around 5 p.m. According to its website, the organization advocates for the use of vacant and abandoned housing for people who are homeless. Read More