Mid-Market Street Threatened by Redevelopment Cloud of Doom, Part 2

Posted June 30, 2005 by Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA)

Yesterday, I discussed in detail affordable rental housing concerns expressed by those fighting the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Area.At last Thursday’s Planning Commission hearing of the Redevelopment Agency’s (SFRA) proposed Mid-Market Plan, SFRA proponents claimed fear-mongering on the part of progressives.
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The Survivor by John F. Harris

Posted June 30, 2005 by Michael Gause

He was both the Comeback Kid and Slick Willy, and he was vilified with ferocity by both the left and right. But whatever one’s opinion of Bill Clinton, it’s impossible to deny his natural skills as a politician and leader.
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Innovative Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

Posted June 30, 2005 by Randy Shaw

Groundbreaking has begun at 785 Brannan Street, a 56 unit affordable housing project to be built with no public funds. This housing is connected to a market rate project at Fourth and Freelon, and represents a rare opportunity for low-income
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School Beat: Business Roundtables and Our Schools

Posted June 30, 2005 by Lisa Schiff

In a society so dominated by the interests of corporations, one should hardly be surprised at the central involvement of corporate executives in the development and implementation of education policy throughout this country. Those of us concerned with public education
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Ethics Charter Amendment Unforgiving of Human Frailty

Posted June 29, 2005 by Bob Planthold

A proposed charter amendment that supposedly would improve the quality of those who serve in SF’s various “good government” bodies [ Ethics, Elections, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, and the Ballot Simplification Committee actually serves to reinforce common prejudices against those
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“Pearl Fishers”

“Pearl Fishers”

Posted June 29, 2005 by

Dear Buzz Hartgrove:Your review of the Pearl Fishers was spot on! My immediate reaction, after recovering from the stunning opening duet, was “this is way psychedelic, what fun.” The pop art palms, gyrating dancers and my personal favorite, maidens tossing
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