‘Fair chance housing’ Lee “Taqwaa” Bonner, Housing advocate, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, shares his experiences with attempting to find housing during a press conference hosted by the Alameda County Fair Chance Housing Coalition, led by Just Cities, at Oakland City Hall in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. California’s system of mass incarceration has disproportionately targeted people of color and failed to provide them with the resources and support to succeed after their release. The Fair Chance Housing Coalition has been fighting to remove the structural barriers that prevent formerly incarcerated people from accessing housing; Oakland’s ordinance is an essential first step toward restorative justice.Photo: Yalonda M. James / The Chronicle … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: The BART station where you’re mostly likely to get your phone stolen
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Even that rise means she expects to have more freedom to prioritize playing time over getting the most possible money. She played in the 2017 WNBA All-Star Game with the Atlanta Dream, but after a trade to the Connecticut Sun, found herself playing more limited minutes behind starter Jasmine Thomas before an injury cost her most of the 2019 season. She is also part of the USA Basketball team pool and has upcoming exhibition games. … [Read more...] about The WNBA’s new labor deal was hailed as a landmark. Here’s what it means to one player.
The area was originally part of an 1845 Spanish land grant known as Rancho San Miguel and saw increased development after the opening of the Market and Castro Street Cable Railway in 1887. The neighborhood was mostly working class with Irish, German, British and Scandinavian immigrants. … [Read more...] about 128-year-old San Francisco home listed for $4.5 million