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Cyrus Kaviani

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Cyrus covers local politics for SFIJ. He enjoys hiking, biking, and kayaking in his spare time and will never turn down an opportunity to learn something from a stranger.

San Francisco Failing to House Unsheltered Residents During COVID CrisisHomelessness

San Francisco Failing to House Unsheltered Residents During COVID Crisis

Swift action to put shelter-in-place orders into effect on March 16, 2020 won San Francisco’s mayor, London Breed, applause amongst
Where SF City Fails to Help the Unhoused, ‘Hotels Not Hospitals’ Steps UpBay Area

Where SF City Fails to Help the Unhoused, ‘Hotels Not Hospitals’ Steps Up

San Francisco — During the world-historical COVID-19 pandemic and the worst fire season in California history, the unhoused population of
Temporary Sanctuary Extended for City’s UnshelteredBay Area

Temporary Sanctuary Extended for City’s Unsheltered

Update (12-22-20): FEMA announced its funding will continue for “the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic”. San Francisco — On Tuesday,
Jackie Fielder’s Hopeful Message Gains Traction Among San Francisco DemocratsCalifornia

Jackie Fielder’s Hopeful Message Gains Traction Among San Francisco Democrats

San Francisco — This year’s California state senate race comes against the backdrop of unprecedented wildfires, over 225,000 deaths nationwide
California finally passes bill to allow former inmates to become firefighters as wildfires rage and COVID infects prison laborersCalifornia

California finally passes bill to allow former inmates to become firefighters as wildfires rage and COVID infects prison laborers

On September 11th, California governor Gavin Newson signed a bill that would allow former nonviolent inmates who have served on