Recreational Marijuana in San Francisco, Alameda Sherrif’s Office Audit and Bay Area Homeless Encampments

UpFront interviews Tim Redmond, Editor of 48hills.com, the publication of San Francisco’s Progressive Media Center, about the legal foibles that come along with the legalization of recreational marijuana. Tash Nguyen is a Local Advocate at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, where she works on mass criminalization and incarceration. She joins us to discuss the audit of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, and the political implications. Michael Winter, Senior Editor of the San Francisco Public Press, addresses the specific issues facing those experiencing homelessness in San Francisco and the Bay Area. As part of our ongoing coverage of the case around First They Came For The Homeless, the temporary restraining order, and Bay Area Rapid Transit, UpFront producer Lucy Kang interviews individuals involved.

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