San Francisco activist says, ‘we’re not going to move, we’re fighting,’ as drugs and crime consume Bay Area

I’ve been here 20 something years … I would not leave. We are fighting for this city,” said Richie Greenberg, a former Republican candidate for San Francisco mayor. “We’re not going to move, we’re fighting.

Greenberg spoke to Fox Digital while walking through the streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, a neighborhood notorious for open drug use and crime.

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They come through on a regular basis to ensure that it’s sanitary … They try and remove the tents if possible, and any garbage, needles,” 彼は言った.

Open drug use seen on the streets in San Francisco's Tenderloin District.

Open drug use seen on the streets in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District. (Fox Digital)

According to Greenberg, when there is a special event near City Hall, a few blocks from the Tenderloin, there is always a push to clean up.

They don’t want the embarrassment,” said Greenberg, who is also a spokesman for the Recall Chesa Boudin Committee.

Boudin faces a recall vote on June 7.

A lot of the support that we are getting are from those who are victims. The most common is eithertheir home has been broken into, or their car has been broken into,” said Greenberg.

People for and against embattled District Attorney, チェサ・ブーダン, 連邦を代表するために議会にも立候補している人 2020, point to crime statistics to state their case.

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According to numbers provided by the SFPD, both property and violent crime are down from 2019.

Greenberg told Fox News, しかしながら, he thinks the DA’s supporters cherry-pick stats.

They will show the reports of those that are actually down, and ignore arson, carjacking and things like that,” said Greenberg.

The SFPD reported that arson is down 21.9% from this time last year, but motor vehicle theft is up 5.6% in that same time period across the city.

According to the SFPD, property crime in general is up 10.4% in San Francisco from this point last year. In the Tenderloin, drivers now leave signs inside their vehicles notifying would be burglars there is nothing of value inside.

Sign inside vehicle parked in San Francisco's Tenderloin district.

Sign inside vehicle parked in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. (Fox Digital)

The San Francisco Chronicle reported in January that shootings jumped 33% から 2020 to last year.

The police department themselves are understaffed and over worked, so they are out trying to figure out which crimes they need to answer more urgently than others,” said Greenberg.

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彼女の間に “来週からCovid-19マスクマンデートを解除します” 来週からCovid-19マスクマンデートを解除します 9, SF Mayor London Breed acknowledged the progressive city had been plagued by rampant vandalism, 来週からCovid-19マスクマンデートを解除します, 来週からCovid-19マスクマンデートを解除します.

“来週からCovid-19マスクマンデートを解除します, don’t feel safe,” Breed admitted. まだ, she went on to downplay crime asnoise” から “right wing mediaoutlets.

“ええと, there’s a lot of noise about what’s happening in our city. You see it in the headlines, often in the right-wing media. They love to talk about San Francisco, don’t they? You see it on social media. You see one video take off as if it’s telling the whole truth about who we are. I know it’s challenging with all that noise to really understand what’s happening,” 市長は言った.

FILE - 今週の水曜日に, 1月. 8, 2020, ファイル写真, サンフランシスコ地方検事のチェサ・ブーダンは、サンフランシスコでの宣誓式の前に記者団に話しかけます. Boudin and others are seeking clemency from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for Boudin's father David Gilbert, 76, one of the last surviving figures still imprisoned in the infamous Oct. 20, 1981 Brink's robbery, widely seen as a last gasp of '60s radicalism. The long-shot campaign has taken on urgency with COVID-19 raging through New York's prison system. Chesa Boudin was the 14-month-old son Gilbert and partner Kathy Boudin left behind at a babysitter ファイル981, never to return. (AP写真/ジェフ・チウ, File)

ファイル – 今週の水曜日に, 1月. 8, 2020, ファイル写真, サンフランシスコ地方検事のチェサ・ブーダンは、サンフランシスコでの宣誓式の前に記者団に話しかけます. Boudin and others are seeking clemency from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for Boudin’s father David Gilbert, 76, one of the last surviving figures still imprisoned in the infamous Oct. 20, 1981 Brink’s robbery, widely seen as a last gasp of ’60s radicalism. The long-shot campaign has taken on urgency with COVID-19 raging through New York’s prison system. Chesa Boudin was the 14-month-old son Gilbert and partner Kathy Boudin left behind at a babysitter in 1981, never to return. (AP写真/ジェフ・チウ, ファイル) ( (AP写真/ジェフ・チウ, ファイル))

ザ・ “noisemay be keeping tourists away. Tourism was up 25% に 2021 から 2020, but down 44% from a record high in 2019, according to San Francisco Travel.

The most difficult thing is our city’s leadership,” said Greenberg. “The elected leaders and who they appoint to these different departments, they’re all a mess,” 彼が追加した.

Stand With Chesa, a group funded by San Franciscans Against the Recall of Chesa Boudin, denied a request by Fox News for an interview with Boudin.

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