Sam Lew

Sam Lew is a community based journalist who grew up in the Bay Area.

Mar 17, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Trans-inclusive SF clinic may close its doors in midst of coronavirus epidemic

Transgender clients of the Mission's Lyon-Martin Health Services have protested the clinic's imminent closure, saying it's the only place they can receive inclusive care. Read More

Mar 12, 2020
San Francisco SoMa Tenderloin

City announces $5M spending, public health orders to reduce risk of COVID-19 among homeless people

The new measures were announced early this week. Some supervisors and advocates for homeless people want the measures to go further. Read More

Mar 10, 2020
San Francisco

Following ICE arrest at SF courthouse, Public Defender's Office announces new protections

The San Francisco Public Defender's Office announced new protections available to undocumented immigrants attending court hearings on Monday, in response to an arrest by ICE agents on March 3 Read More

Feb 26, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset Mission

Tartine workers pin hopes on union to survive in San Francisco

SF's famed bakery is renowned for its $17 sandwiches and $75 cakes — but the workers who make them say they can't make ends meet. Read More