The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The race for District 17’s next Assembly Member

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

On February 15, citizens of District 17 voted in a primary election to send two of the four Assembly seat candidates, current Board of Supervisors member Matt Haney and former Board of Supervisors...

Emeryville’s blueprint to a better Bay Area

Cooper Makhijani, Opinions Editor January 21, 2022

The Bay Area is in trouble. Rents which, according to apartment listing website Zumper, are the second-highest in the country, continue to rise. Rising rents are pricing the artists, craftsmen, immigrants...

Supporters of Prop C near the Urban School. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor.

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Loki Olin, Features Editor December 20, 2018

San Francisco’s wealthiest citizens represent the peak of American prosperity. In fact, becoming a member of San Francisco’s top one percent requires a higher annual income than any other city in the...

Illustration of homelessness in San Francisco, by Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

New database streamlines efforts to aid San Francisco’s homeless

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer December 19, 2018

Homelessness is one of the most pressing issues San Francisco has faced in the last few decades and this year could be pivotal in addressing it. Although there are numerous organizations working...

Supporters of Prop C near the Urban School. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor.

San Francisco votes to tax the rich to benefit the poor with Prop C

November 27, 2018

On Nov. 6, 2018 San Francisco voters passed Proposition C to tax the city’s wealthiest businesses in an effort to increase funding for homelessness prevention. The proposition is projected to raise $300...

As Interim Mayor Mark Farrell’s Term Comes to an End, He Sets Ambitious Goals for the Future of San Francisco

As Interim Mayor Mark Farrell’s Term Comes to an End, He Sets Ambitious Goals for the Future of San Francisco

Molley Bradley, Guest Writer June 6, 2018

The upcoming mayoral election on June 5, 2018, comes at a major turning point for San Francisco. As the city faces widespread criticism on a number of issues such as homelessness, drug use, the rising...

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