Tag: Bayview Hunters Point
Some residents complain the neighborhood is a dumping ground for unwanted city projects.
Local organizations are hoping locals will come to tell their stories at a very homey recording studio.
by Shoshana Walter, The Bay Citizen Although African Americans constitute 6 percent of San Francisco’s population, they are about seven times more likely to be arrested than whites, who represent 41.8 percent of the city’s population, according to an analysis of recently released statistics from the California Department of Justice. The gap between the arrest […]
Radio Africa & Kitchen is one of a growing list of city- supported food businesses on Third Street in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood. It’s all part of a calculated redevelopment strategy to drive foodies to this long neglected corner of Southeast San Francisco. Yes, there is plenty of the mouthwatering BBQ and Soul Food you’d […]
A meeting of San Francisco’s redistricting task force held in Bayview Thursday night revealed a fair amount of anxiety over how District 10 will look when the slicing and dicing is done. District 10 (map here) includes Bayview, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Visitacion Valley and Portola. The task force has the tricky job of drawing district […]
What do you do with a housing project of 256 dilapidated units, tucked into a little-seen corner of town? Tear it down — but not before you build it back better. That’s the plan for San Francisco’s Alice Griffith Public Housing Development, bolstered by a first-of-its-kind federal grant worth $30.5 million. City leaders announced the […]
Yesterday police presented to the media evidence they say demonstrates that Kenneth Harding, the 19-year-old shot and killed by officers in Bayview-Hunters Point Saturday, fired first. Here is audio of the shots fired in the incident that police say was captured by ShotSpotter, a network of sound sensors in high-crime areas around the city that […]
Anger in Bayview over fatal shooting by cops (SF Chronicle) At least 10 shots were fired when San Francisco police shot and killed a Washington state parolee sought for questioning in the slaying of a Seattle woman, police said Monday. Police officials said at a news conference that ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection and location system, […]
Update: 5:00 pm KQED’s Mina Kim attended a press conference this afternoon by SFPD command staff, who said the department had evidence the suspect had shot at police before being fired upon. Here’s a summary of what police said: Who is Kenneth Harding? Police say the suspect’s full name is Kenneth Wade Harding Jr. He […]