Subject: “Remember Memorial Day by Waging Peace.”
I read with interest Anh Lê’s “Remember Memorial Day by Waging Peace.” While on our annual trip to New York City, we saw “Present Laughter” by Sir Noël Coward. In the “Playbill” was Read More »
Steve Kawa’s retirement announcement last week led many to repeat some misunderstandings about his role as chief of staff to San Francisco’s last three mayors. A “shadow mayor”? A “powerbroker”? An “enforcer”? Someone who “builds the power of moderate mayors”? Read More »
Legendary violinist Jean Luc Ponty returns to the Regency in San Francisco this Sunday, alongside longtime bandmates Rayford Griffin (drums), Jamie Glaser (guitars), Wally Minko (keyboards), and Baron Browne (bass). Also joining the group on a few tunes is violinist Read More »
Subject: Remember Memorial Day by Waging Peace
I was speaking to a friend yesterday about the meaning of Memorial Day. We thought that it would be cool to forget about honoring the dead, but to honor the living Veterans of Read More »
“We make eyeglasses for our veterans. Last time I checked, every shopping mall in America has a place where you can get glasses in an hour. I don’t care about making eyeglasses. I care about getting that veteran his prostheses.” Read More »
This Memorial Day, let us renew our commitment to work for peace.
As we honor Memorial Day, we reflect on the tragedy of war. We also remember how certain wars, started and waged by our own government and elected officials, Read More »
Now that San Francisco Supervisors have reached a deal on new inclusionary housing rules along with backing Katy Tang’s HOME SF proposal (details are still being worked out on the latter but the votes are there), who were the winners? Read More »
Since 2004, members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) have won ten out of the sixteen city council and mayoral races they have contested in their majority minority city of 110,000.
Last November, progressives gained an unprecedented “super-majority” of five Read More »