Garrett Leahy

Garrett Leahy (He/Him) is a student at City College of San Francisco set to earn a Certificate in Data Journalism in Fall 2022. He began his career as reporter in March 2020, freelancing for San Francisco news outlets such as 48Hills, Mission Local, El Tecolote, and the Ingleside Light. Garrett has covered homelessness, unionization, and gig work. He also earned a John Swett Award for excellence in education reporting in 2020.

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‘Epidemic of Hate’: Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Surged Statewide Last Year, Says Attorney General

New data from the Department of Justice reflects a troubling trend that accelerated during the pandemic.

This Week in Civics: See the World’s Libraries, Fireworks at the Wharf and the Meaning of Home

Plus, the future of abortion rights in California, Stop AAPI Hate and the postal service holds a career fair.

Officials ID Victim Who Died in Castro Muni Shooting, While Police Have Yet to Arrest the Alleged Gunman

The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office verified the name of the victim as Nesta Bowen, 27.


SFPD Releases ‘Person of Interest’ Photo in Fatal Muni Shooting

Police are still searching for the shooter, who appears to have targeted someone he knew, according to SFPD.

‘A Lifesaver’: Worries, Uncertainty Surround Tenderloin Center’s Closure

Feelings about the Tenderloin Center’s looming closure are mixed between clients and other locals, with unhoused clients uncertain of where they’ll turn for services after its December closure.

Breed’s Housing Measure Heads to November Ballot, While a Competing Proposal Looms

Mayor London Breed’s housing will qualify for a November election, but it’s one of potentially several housing-related measures voters may be asked to consider this fall.