San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://333.sfbg.com/ en Anti-Eviction Mapping Project highlights Urban Green's record of displacement http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/22/anti-eviction-mapping-project-highlights-urban-greens-record-displacement <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/urban%20green%20map.JPG" alt="" title="" width="511" height="419"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--><br /> <p dir="ltr">The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project’s latest <a href="http://www.antievictionmappingproject.net/urbangreen.html">creation illustrates the eviction history of Urban Green Investments,</a> a San Francisco-based real estate company that was recently put in the spotlight with its controversial attempted eviction of 98-year-old Mary Elizabeth Phillips.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/22/anti-eviction-mapping-project-highlights-urban-greens-record-displacement"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/22/anti-eviction-mapping-project-highlights-urban-greens-record-displacement#comments Affordable Housing Displacement Evictions Jasper Scherer Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:34:24 +0000 steven 30952 at http://333.sfbg.com Jimmy Cliff high-kicks his way through 50 years of music at the Fillmore http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/21/jimmy-cliff-high-kicks-his-way-through-50-years-music-fillmore <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/jimmy2.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Jimmy Cliff at The Fillmore July 19.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong><a href="http://www.jimmycliff.com/" target="_blank">Jimmy Cliff</a>&nbsp;</strong>is a goddamn maniac. It's about 45 minutes into his 90-minute set at the Fillmore on Saturday night [July 19], and while the sheer volume of ganja smoke in the packed room is making real movement — beyond the standard shuffle/sidestep, white reggae fan head-bob, and occasional 30-second pogo accompanied by the triumphant fist-in-the-air move — seem an insurmountable challenge for most everyone on the dancefloor, 66-year-old Jimmy Cliff is onstage in matching bright yellow-and-red pants, a robe, and a hat, quite literally running circles around everyone. <span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/21/jimmy-cliff-high-kicks-his-way-through-50-years-music-fillmore"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/21/jimmy-cliff-high-kicks-his-way-through-50-years-music-fillmore#comments Jimmy Cliff Live Review The Fillmore Emma Silvers Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:50:52 +0000 Emma Silvers 30951 at http://333.sfbg.com Scare and scare alike: zombies, maggots, and more at 'BAASICS.5: Monsters' http://333.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/07/21/scare-and-scare-alike-zombies-maggots-and-more-baasics5-monsters <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/zombies.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">A detail from George Pfau's zombie survey leaflet, distributed at the show.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>“We stopped checking for monsters under our beds when we realized they were inside us,” reads a quote often misattributed to the Joker in 2008’s <em>The Dark Knight</em>. The presenters at July 14’s "<a href="http://www.baasics.com/baasics-5-monsters/">BAASICS.5: Monsters</a>" event at ODC Theater capitalized on this concept, examining both modern monsters (though not “cars and corn syrup,” as one emcee mentioned at the beginning of the event) and monsters of yore.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">In past years, the organization has explored provocative topics such as the future (more weighted toward a possible uprising of robots rather than the nagging question “What am I going to do with my life?”) and psychiatric and neurologic disorders by juxtaposing science and art. It’s easy to find the right balance between the two for these past themes, but I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from this year’s event.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span class="read-more"><a href="/pixel_vision/2014/07/21/scare-and-scare-alike-zombies-maggots-and-more-baasics5-monsters"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/07/21/scare-and-scare-alike-zombies-maggots-and-more-baasics5-monsters#comments Amy Char BAASICS lectures Monsters Science Zombies Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:54:07 +0000 cheryl 30950 at http://333.sfbg.com Alternative Ink discusses the flurry of SF ballot measures moving through City Hall http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/21/alternative-ink-discusses-flurry-sf-ballot-measures-moving-through-city-hall <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/AlternativeInk_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Digging deep during the height of summertime fun and frivolity, we Guardianistas showed up in force last night for another lively and informative edition of our biweekly radio show, Alternative Ink, on BFF.fm. <a href="http://bestfrequencies.s3.amazonaws.com/alternativeink/Alternative+Ink+-+2014-07-20.mp3">Listen to the podcast here</a> (but don’t be fooled by the first minute from a past show, it’s a false front we used to hide this week’s treasure).<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/21/alternative-ink-discusses-flurry-sf-ballot-measures-moving-through-city-hall"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/21/alternative-ink-discusses-flurry-sf-ballot-measures-moving-through-city-hall#comments Alternative Ink Steven T. Jones Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:53:14 +0000 steven 30949 at http://333.sfbg.com Live Shots: OK Go power through technical difficulties at The Independent http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/19/live-shots-ok-go-power-through-technical-difficulties-independent <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/okcover.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">OK Go at The Independent Wednesday, July 16.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">ALL PHOTOS BY HALEY ZAREMBA</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/okgo" target="_blank">Ok Go</a>’s catalog is the sonic equivalent of Fruit Loops. Bright, fun, tasty, and far from satisfying or substantive. They are also one of our generation’s greatest bands. Because what Ok Go lacks in musical imagination and originality, they make up for tenfold with the way they have revolutionized and thoroughly dominated the art of the music video.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/19/live-shots-ok-go-power-through-technical-difficulties-independent"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/19/live-shots-ok-go-power-through-technical-difficulties-independent#comments Live Review Live Shots Haley Zaremba Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:15:28 +0000 Emma Silvers 30948 at http://333.sfbg.com Betty Yee cleared for November runoff after Perez halts Controller's race recount http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/18/betty-yee-cleared-november-runoff-after-perez-halts-controllers-race-recount <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/betty%20yee%20mug.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Betty Yee</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>California Controller candidate Betty Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, will officially square off against Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, a Republican, in the November runoff election after rival Democrat John Perez today called off a recount request. Perez finished in third place, just 481 votes behind Yee.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/18/betty-yee-cleared-november-runoff-after-perez-halts-controllers-race-recount"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/18/betty-yee-cleared-november-runoff-after-perez-halts-controllers-race-recount#comments Steven T. Jones Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:49:08 +0000 steven 30947 at http://333.sfbg.com New Zealand flow over Detroit beats: Ladi6 hits the Bay for the first time http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/18/new-zealand-flow-over-detroit-beats-ladi6-hits-bay-first-time <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/brick%20and%20mortar.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Ladi6 plays Brick and Mortar tomorrow, Sat/19, and the New Parish Sun/20.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>By Rob Goszkowski</strong></p> <p>There’s a commonality to a large segment of New Zealand music, much of it with a dubbed-out vibe that one would expect from an island nation. But there’s also an underlying fierceness to it. Karoline Tamati, aka <strong><a href="http://ladi6.com/" target="_blank">Ladi6</a>,</strong> represents this dichotomy well, and her blend of hip-hop and modern soul will be in the Bay Area for the first time this weekend, with shows at <a href="brickandmortarmusic.com" target="_blank">Brick and Mortar</a> in the city on Saturday and at the <a href="http://www.thenewparish.com/" target="_blank">New Parish</a> in Oakland on Sunday.</p> <p>The lifelong musician started playing music at a young age and was smitten with hip-hop as a teenager when she formed Sheelahroc with her cousin and a friend at 16 years old. She found her singing voice shortly afterward and hasn’t stopped singing. <span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/18/new-zealand-flow-over-detroit-beats-ladi6-hits-bay-first-time"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/18/new-zealand-flow-over-detroit-beats-ladi6-hits-bay-first-time#comments Live Preview Music Preview Q&A Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:27:15 +0000 Emma Silvers 30946 at http://333.sfbg.com Everything is terrible, let's go hear some live music http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/18/everything-terrible-lets-go-hear-some-live-music <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/hold%20steady%20by%20danny%20clinch.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">The Hold Steady hit the Great American Music Hall Mon/21.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY DANNY CLINCH</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Dear readers! In case none of your coworkers has made any kind of <em>Dilbert</em>-ready joke by the water cooler yet today, let us fill you in: It's Friday.</p> <p>And woof, did this week feel a little long to anyone else? Perhaps because the news is filled with horrendous, tragic, apparently senseless events? I'm not one for the "waah, why do news outlets report on so much bad stuff when there's good stuff in the world" mentality — you <em>should</em> be spurred to anger/sadness/feeling by reading about the state of the world, that's how change happens.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/18/everything-terrible-lets-go-hear-some-live-music"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/18/everything-terrible-lets-go-hear-some-live-music#comments Live Shows Emma Silvers Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:11:47 +0000 Emma Silvers 30945 at http://333.sfbg.com Housing supply and demand theory on trial at City Hall http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/18/housing-supply-and-demand-theory-trial-city-hall <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="/sites/default/files/dynimagecache/0-522-3264-1512-540-250/housingbalance_1.JPG" alt="" title="" width="540" height="250" /><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:540px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend">Advocates outside City Hall yesterday shout for fair wages and affordable housing, but will they get both? <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>The November ballot is shaping into a housing supply theory showdown, and yesterday’s [Thu/17] Board of Supervisors Rules Committee hearing was the first round.</p> <p>The committee hosted two hearings on rival housing proposals for the November ballot: Sup. Jane Kim’s City Housing Balance Requirement and Mayor Ed Lee’s Build Housing Now initiative. The two purport to set similar goals for building affordable housing, but Lee’s proposal contains a poison pill that would invalidate Kim's measure.&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/18/housing-supply-and-demand-theory-trial-city-hall"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/18/housing-supply-and-demand-theory-trial-city-hall#comments Affordable Housing Development Olson Lee SF Affordable Housing Supervisor Jane Kim Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:22:41 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30944 at http://333.sfbg.com San Franciscans could make death penalty ruling stick http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/san-franciscans-could-make-death-penalty-ruling-stick <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/death%20chamber%20san%20quentin.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">The lethal injunction chamber at San Quentin Prison is rarely used, and it could be abolished forever.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>In the wake of yesterday’s [Wed/16] judicial <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/17/us/california-death-penalty-unconstitutional-federal-judge-says.html">ruling that California’s death penalty system is unconstitutional</a> — with federal District Judge Cormac Carney calling it arbitrary and so subject to endless delay that it “serves no penological purpose” — San Franciscans could play a key role in converting the ruling into an abolition of capital punishment.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/17/san-franciscans-could-make-death-penalty-ruling-stick"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/san-franciscans-could-make-death-penalty-ruling-stick#comments Capital Punishment Death Penalty Steven T. Jones Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:02:25 +0000 steven 30943 at http://333.sfbg.com SF bankers now exporting tenant-displacing TIC loans http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/sf-bankers-now-exporting-tenant-displacing-tic-loans <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/steve%20adams.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Banker and mayoral appointee Stephen Adams is now exporting fractional TIC home loans to communities outside San Francisco.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">You Tube/AREAA-SF</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Fractional mortgage loans used to convert apartments into owner-occupied tenancies-in-common have fed the <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2013/12/31/year-evictions">eviction and displacement crisis</a> in San Francisco, where the median <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/business/networth/article/1-million-city-S-F-median-home-price-hits-7-5626591.php">home price just surpassed $1 million</a> for the first time. Now, some of the same San Francisco banks that pioneered fractional loans here have started offered them in the East Bay and on the Peninsula.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/17/sf-bankers-now-exporting-tenant-displacing-tic-loans"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/sf-bankers-now-exporting-tenant-displacing-tic-loans#comments Affordable Housing Condo Conversions Holly McDede Housing Isabel Moniz Tenants Steven T. Jones Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:49:33 +0000 steven 30942 at http://333.sfbg.com #TBT: That time we called for California's break-up http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/tbt-time-we-called-californias-break <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/CaliforniaSplitArt.jpg" alt="" title="" width="540" height="563"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Our cover story, May 27, 2009</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">DESIGN BY BEN HOPFER</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>So another scheme -- in a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_and_secession_in_California" target="_blank">long and rich history of such schemes</a> -- is attempting to break California into more digestible parts, and gaining national attention. Venture capitalist Tim Draper's <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Californias" target="_blank">Six Californias </a>is all but on the ballot, attempting to rechristen the Bay Area as Silicon Valley. Good luck with that! <span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/17/tbt-time-we-called-californias-break"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/tbt-time-we-called-californias-break#comments Geography Marke B. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:17:45 +0000 marke 30941 at http://333.sfbg.com Purr-suit of happiness: SF SPCA aims to save more lives with its new adoption center http://333.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/07/17/purr-suit-happiness-sf-spca-aims-save-more-lives-its-new-adoption-center <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-gallery-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="442" height="589" alt="" src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/spcabuilding.jpg?1405621132" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="2048" height="1536" alt="" src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/DogPark (1).JPG?1405621206" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="442" height="589" alt="" src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/touchscreendogs.jpg?1405621237" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="442" height="589" alt="" src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/giantscats.jpg?1405621250" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="382" height="559" alt="" src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/ggbridgekittyspenserthompson.jpg?1405621272" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Last year, the <a href="http://www.sfspca.org">SF SPCA</a> assisted with 5,084 cat and dog adoptions. With its new <a href="https://www.sfspca.org/adoptions/how-adopt">adoption center</a> near Bryant and 16th Streets, which opened June 13, it aims to increase capacity by 20 percent — saving 1,000 more furry lives in the process.</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/pixel_vision/2014/07/17/purr-suit-happiness-sf-spca-aims-save-more-lives-its-new-adoption-center"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/07/17/purr-suit-happiness-sf-spca-aims-save-more-lives-its-new-adoption-center#comments animal shelter Cats Dogs pet adoptions SF SPCA Cheryl Eddy Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:17:34 +0000 cheryl 30940 at http://333.sfbg.com Security officers target Apple over contractor's unfair labor practices http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/security-officers-target-apple-over-contractors-unfair-labor-practices <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Screen%20Shot%202014-07-17%20at%2010.35.02%20AM.png" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Next time you head to your neighborhood Apple store to get that smooth and harmonious feel that can only comes with the gentle touch of an iPad air, you might be greeted by an unhappy security officer picketing outside. The officer might share some choice words about the working conditions at Apple's security guard contractor, Security Industry Specialists.</p> <p>Over the next few weeks, the SEIU United Service Workers West has organized a series of actions with security guards to demand Apple choose a more responsible security contractor. <span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/17/security-officers-target-apple-over-contractors-unfair-labor-practices"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/17/security-officers-target-apple-over-contractors-unfair-labor-practices#comments Holly McDede Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:47:59 +0000 rebecca 30939 at http://333.sfbg.com More funding promised to Central American child refugees, Lee warns of new influx http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/16/more-funding-promised-central-american-child-refugees-lee-warns-new-influx <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://333.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/Immigration%20Overload_Silv.jpg" alt="" title="" width="545" height="343"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend">Immigrants who have been detained while crossing the border, thousands of which who are often unaccompanied. <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">AP photo by Rick Loomis</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Thousands of Central American children fleeing drug wars and poverty are overwhelming the San Francisco nonprofits who care for them, but new information from the mayor shows this may just be the beginning.</p> <p class="p1">Yesterday, just hours before Supervisor David Campos' resolution to bolster funding to aid the incoming refugees passed, Mayor Ed Lee warned the Guardian and other journalists that San Francisco is bracing for another influx of even more children in need.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/16/more-funding-promised-central-american-child-refugees-lee-warns-new-influx"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://333.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/16/more-funding-promised-central-american-child-refugees-lee-warns-new-influx#comments Central America Immigration President Barack Obama Supervisor David Campos Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:46:50 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30938 at http://333.sfbg.com