Wiener Makes Case for No on B

Posted October 27, 2014 by

As I have noted in prior pieces, San Francisco’s Prop B  guarantees the SFMTA $22 million a year by raiding funding from other city programs. It gives SFMTA this money on top of the additional nearly $8 million in automatic
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SF Chronicle Backs Real Estate Speculators

Posted October 27, 2014 by Peter Cohen

Wow, the San Francisco Chronicle is really showing its colors with escalating rhetoric about the City’s gentrification and displacement crisis. First, the editors took a position opposing Proposition G — the anti-speculation tax—with the rationale that it “could have the
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SF Soda Tax by the Numbers

Posted October 27, 2014 by Nancy Huehnergarth

Numbers don’t lie, like Big Soda does. As Election Day approaches, undecided San Franciscans may want to take a long, hard look at the numbers related to the proposed 2 cents per ounce sugary drink tax (Proposition E). Big Soda
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted October 24, 2014 by

Subject: ACCJC Appeal Panel Biased and Disdainful Nice piece by Rick Sterling re. the current status of the legal case against the ACCJC. What still troubles me is that I haven’t heard that there’s any mechanism, even if City Attorney
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Tenderloin Street Revival

Posted October 24, 2014 by

On October 23, a key phase of the Tenderloin-Little Saigon Transit Plan moved forward as construction began on the McAllister Streetscape project. Funded by the SF County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) and Hastings College of the Law, the long two block
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ACCJC Appeal Panel Biased and Disdainful

Posted October 24, 2014 by Rick Sterling

The lawsuit by the San Francisco City Attorney against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) starts Monday October 27. This trial is immensely important for the entire Bay Area. The educational and employment fate of tens of
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GONE GIRL

Posted October 24, 2014 by

AMY DISAPPEARS OUT OF NOWHERE – AND THE JOURNEY OF HIDE AND SEEK BEGINS  Nick Dunne’s husband is going wacky trying to find his wife (Amy). The Police seem to be able somehow to dodge Nick. Oh my – there
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Will Mayor Lee’s Endorsing Chiu Impact Race?

Posted October 23, 2014 by

San Francisco Mayor Lee endorsed David Chiu yesterday, wading into the race less than two weeks before the election. Lee’s endorsement came one day after California Democratic Party Chair John Burton announced his support for David Campos. My first reaction
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