Annika Hom is the inequality reporter at Mission Local, initially through a partnership with Report for America. Annika was born and raised in the Bay Area. She previously interned at SF Weekly and the Boston Globe where she focused on local news and immigration. She was a Center for Health Journalism 2020 Data Fellow and a 2022 Health Equity Impact Fund grantee. She is a proud Chinese and Filipina American. She has a twin brother that (contrary to soap opera tropes) is not evil. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnikaHom.
The planned renovation has the potential to generate millions of dollars through the recapitalization process, enough to fix up the deteriorating apartments and earn some money. But it's been delayed.
Mission Local spent the summer in SF's Bayview District knocking on doors, interviewing residents, entering their homes, and reviewing documents. The outlet found that in many cases, apartments on "The Hill" are making tenants sick.
Eviction notices are going up, and the local program is being tapped.
One resident's kitchen was gutted after a car crashed into her building. But no one from management fixed it for three months.
Anointing San Francisco "the city that knows how to beat back covid" requires ignoring the plight of Latinxs and Blacks.
Two reporters dig beneath the feel-good stories that led SF health officials to pat themselves on the back.
The most powerful new weapon in the city’s war on Covid-19 is a mid-sized daily testing site at the 24th Street BART Plaza.
The high numbers indicate a continuing surge, researchers said.
3,184 individuals were given rapid tests in the first five days.
A nearly inverse situation appeared in early-December, 2020, Alameda County health data, showing areas where Covid-19 spread fast had low test rates, and vice versa.