Techie Seeks to Evict Peruvian Grandma From Home of 35 Years

Posted March 22, 2016 by Stephen P. Booth (Third in Series)

In Pachamama Tradition, Grandmother Resists Techie Speculation, Believing That Those Taking Too Much From Mother Earth Will Fail Mariella Morales has lived at 1561 9th Avenue, San Francisco for 35 years. Born in Lima, Peru, Mariella came to the San
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Jane Kim Talks Tenderloin

Posted March 22, 2016 by

On April 4 at noon, District Six Supervisor Jane Kim will discuss her nearly six years representing the Tenderloin in a noontime benefit for the Tenderloin Museum. This is a great opportunity to hear Kim’s insights on the Tenderloin, on
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Analysis Disputes Argument that CA’s Proposition 47 Led To Crime Rise

Posted March 22, 2016 by Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

Critics of California’s 2014 Proposition 47, which reduced penalties for many nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, said it would lead to crime increases by releasing dangerous offenders. Mike Males of the nonprofit Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice says
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SF’s Homeless “Emergency”

Posted March 21, 2016 by

The San Francisco Chronicle ran a revealing story last week exposing San Francisco supervisors who want the mayor to declare a homeless “emergency” but then don’t want any new Navigation Centers in their own neighborhoods. Supervisor David Campos, who recently
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Sidewalk Wisdom in the Tenderloin

Posted March 21, 2016 by Mary Jessup

Walking is a wonderful way to feel, and love my body. Strolling is a way to be in touch with my soul. Walking helps me think. Walking is fun, and the sidewalks are educational. As a City hiker, I love
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Stopping SF’s Illegal Tourist Rentals

Posted March 17, 2016 by

Equal Dignity Should Be Given to Enforcement Power Against Illegal Short-Term Rental Of Apartments, As Already Exists For SROs San Francisco’s tourist industry is booming. That’s great news for the city’s economy, hotels and for thousands of workers whose livelihood
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