Bay News Rising

Professional and college reporters training collaboratively for the future of Bay Area journalism. Bay News Rising is a project of the Pacific Media Workers Guild made possible by the labor and contributions of its members.

When no place to park means no place to live: S.F. car dwellers “hammered by cops”

By Erasmo Martinez, Bay News Rising staff reporter — Melodie has lived in an RV since 2008, but this day, the 57-year-old looks distraught as she gazes down the road: A … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Union cabbies give mayors an earful at Uber soiree: ‘We pay high fees, they pay zero’

By Erasmo Martinez, Bay News Rising staff reporter — As mayors from across the country quietly filed into Uber’s Market Street headquarters, protestors outside roared their dissatisfaction with the tech giant’s hotly debated business practices. Uber ferried its distinguished visitors, in town … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment