Mid Market assaults February-April 2017

Mid Market San Francisco area assaults from past three months to today. Embedded directly from DataSF Mid Market Assaults. Interesting that Mid Market assaults deserves it’s own category

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Randy Shaw accused of racism in lawsuit

This lawsuit dates back a few years to 2014 and the original complaint is

Case Number: CGC 12 526406
Title: ANTONIO AMADO VAZ VS. TENDERLOIN HOUSING CLINIC, INC. et al
Cause of Action: WRONGFUL DISCHARGE

Randy Shaw is the head of Tenderloin Housing Clinic, the largest provider of supportive housing for the homeless in San Francisco. The organization receives more than 27 million dollars a year in local and federal funds which comprise nearly 100% of it’s budget

The lawsuit was settled with Randy Shaw signing off on an undisclosed payment of taxpayer money to the plaintiff

NOV-15-2013 LAW AND MOTION, 302, DEFENDANT TENDERLOIN HOUSING CLINIC, INC.’S DEMURRER TO 2ND AMENDED COMPLAINT IS OFF CALENDAR. NOTICE OF UNCONDITIONAL SETTLEMENT OF ENTIRE CASE FILED ON NOVEMBER 13, 2013. JUDGE: PETER J. BUSCH, CLERK: LESLEY FISCELLA, NOT REPORTED.

The racism allegation is one of many allegations in the lawsuit including threats, intimidation, harassment and retaliation of employees and tenants by the senior staff of Tenderloin Housing Clinic

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The initial compliant can be found in this answer by THC at the bottom in the exhibit attachment

Vaz.v.tenderloin.housing.clinic.pna.Mem.5.23.13 by Jeff Webb on Scribd

This lawsuit is related to another lawsuit where Antonio Vaz is a tenant at the Mission Hotel, one of Tenderloin Housing Clinics master leased buildings (the other lawsuit is as an employee)

Andales.v.mission.hotel by Jeff Webb on Scribd

Some of the earliest complaints date back to 2012, and are easier to read and help explain better how this whole mess started

vaz.v.shaw.7.9.12 by Jeff Webb on Scribd

This is also related and cross referenced in this wrongful eviction case filed by Antonio Vaz and shows some of the underhanded ways Tenderloin Housing Clinic gets rid of undesirable tenants. I’ve repeatedly seen anecdotal evidence that these illegal practices are far more widespread than people realize, especially with pre-existing tenants (which are undesirable – rent controlled)

Vaz V THC Wrongful Eviction by Jeff Webb on Scribd

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Crackheads of the Day #133

All of these people are residents of nearby supportive housing SROs and specifically come here at night to smoke crack. This is where they buy the crack

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Crackheads of the Day #132

1035 Market recently installed a barrier. lets see if it did anything at all

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Jerome Arizona

Jerome Arizona is a famous former ghost town and now is an artist tourist place but back in the 1970’s was a lot funkier. This post includes lots of shot inside the museum

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Hooligans Pub, Prescott, AZ

Hooligans Pub in Prescott, Arizona

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A Tomato Grows in the Inner City

Victoria Manalo Draves Park is located at Folsom and Columbia alley near 6th and Folsom in San Francisco. It has a small garden next to the basketball courts

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San Francisco invests in homeless drunks circa 1950

Article from Newcastle Morning Herald, Australia, Saturday, December 29, 1950 courtesy of the Australian National Archives

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Algadones Dunes Wilderness

Near the Mexico border in California

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Crackheads of the Day #132

The Peruvian Parade continues in Mid Market, San Francisco

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