Milk Club Votes No Endorsement in District 8

Posted August 30, 2006 by Casey Mills

The Harvey Milk Democratic Club voted to give no endorsement in the race for District 8 Supervisor last night. The race between incumbent Bevan Dufty and Alix Rosenthal sparked some controversy in the club, when a letter sent out by
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Bayview Redevelopment Referendum Appears Headed for Ballot

Posted August 29, 2006 by Randy Shaw

Chugging along for three months like the Little Engine That Could, the campaign to require voter approval for the creation of a Bayview-Hunters Point Redevelopment Area has finally reached its goal. On Wednesday, backers of the referendum will submit over
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Blue Thoughts from a Red State: Brush with History

Posted August 29, 2006 by Jesse Zerger Nathan

It’s been one brush with history after another here in Kansas recently: pruning at one of the oldest settler cemeteries in Lawrence three weeks ago revealed the long sought-after gravesite for Walter B.S. Griswold, killed here by slave-state raiders from
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Activists Deserve Credit for Zephyr Turnaround

Posted August 29, 2006 by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

It’s simply a matter of giving credit where it’s due. When Zephyr Realty made its announcement a couple weeks ago that it wasn’t going to deal with owners who use the state’s Ellis Act to evict protected (senior, disabled and
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TAC 8th Annual Celebration & Community Forum

TAC 8th Annual Celebration & Community Forum

Posted August 28, 2006 by

Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco (TAC) presents the Eighth Anniversary Celebration & Community Forum On Wednesday, September 6, 2006 the Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco sponsors a Community Forum and Celebration. This event will be open to the
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UNITE HERE! Hotel Strike Will Unleash Perfect Storm

Posted August 28, 2006 by Randy Shaw

Either out of arrogance, ignorance or both, San Francisco’s global hotels are seeking to provoke a hotel strike. Local managers employed by the Multi-Employer Group (MEG) of 13 hotels are powerless in the dispute, as decisions are being made at
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Disability Perspective on: Transit Effectiveness Program for MUNI

Posted August 28, 2006 by Bruce Oka and Bob Planthold

Much has been written recently about the much-vaunted study of the MUNI-oriented Transit Effectiveness Program. Thankfully, this shows people’s awareness of MUNI’s problems–and therefore indicates also expectations of results from this new approach. But, little thought or critical observation has
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