John Shutt

I'm a journalist, coder, and organizer living in San Francisco, and help run the Noisebridge hackerspace in the Mission.

Jul 20, 2017
San Francisco

Hot Wheels: Mapping San Francisco’s Multi-Million Dollar Bike Theft Industry

Just over 700 bikes were reported stolen in 2016, but Hoodline estimates that thieves actually took 3,800+ bicycles worth more than $5 million. Read More

Jan 15, 2017
San Francisco

Childhood Lead Levels In Some SF Neighborhoods Near Flint, MI Levels

In some areas, childhood lead levels are two to four times the national average. Read More

Sep 22, 2016
San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point

Hunters Point Shipyard Land Transfers On Hold As Toxic Waste Cleanup Investigated

Regulators have called for a halt of land transfers to developers after whistleblower reports that Navy cleanup of toxic and radioactive material is being botched. Read More

May 31, 2016
San Francisco Bayview

Early Literacy Nonprofit Tandem Finds Bayview Base, New Direction

Bay Area early childhood literacy nonprofit Tandem is taking big steps to define its own programs for low-income kids in the City. Read More

May 27, 2016
San Francisco Bayview Dogpatch

Third Street Boxing Gym Honors SF’s Pugilistic Past

Dogpatch's old-school training gym has deep respect for the City's fighting past. Read More

May 24, 2016
San Francisco Bayview

Evans Avenue Improvements Set To Close Bayview Bike Lane Gap

The SFMTA is taking out parking spaces and adding a bike lane to Evans Avenue, closing a gap in the bicycle network in Bayview. Read More

May 15, 2016
San Francisco Fillmore Pacific Heights

Inside Mayflower Market, Pacific Heights' Classic Deli And Corner Store

This neighborhood staple run by three brothers has a sizable grocery selection, along with giant deli sandwiches at '90s prices. Read More

May 07, 2016
San Francisco Civic Center Mid-Market

A Walk Through Mid-Market With The Community Ambassadors

Take a walk down a tough part of Mid-Market with the Community Ambassadors, a team of street diplomats working for the city who provide information, mediation, and safety escorts. Read More

Feb 25, 2016
San Francisco Bayview

Bayview Residents Skeptical As Department Of Justice Continues Review Of SFPD

Community members expressed pain and skepticism to DOJ officials tasked with investigating the SFPD in the wake of the Mario Woods shooting. Read More