Blame Cities for Inaction on Climate Change

Posted January 21, 2020 by

Don’t Blame Big Oil for Cities Refusal to Combat Climate Change At last week’s Democratic Debate, both Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders highlighted the corruption of the fossil fuel industry in preventing the United States from slowing global warming. No
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California: It’s Time for SB 50

Posted January 21, 2020 by

Australia is being scorched; a Florida community has been flooded since September; and in LA in 2019 we set a record for the number of consecutive days with unhealthy air quality, breaking the record set just set one year prior.
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To Win Texas, Mobilize Texas Latinos

Posted January 21, 2020 by

Originally posted by Latino Decisions. Happy New Year. It’s 2020 and a new decade dawns with what may be the most important presidential election in generations. During the holidays, my mind was on Texas and it occurred to me that
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Westwood Village Needs SB 50

Posted January 14, 2020 by

California is in the midst of a housing unaffordability crisis rooted in a severe shortage of homes. By the end of this month, the State Senate will vote on San Francisco Senator Scott Weiner’s Senate Bill 50, which would require
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The Failure of District Elections

Posted January 7, 2020 by

Neighborhood Self-Interest Overrides City, Regional Priorities “The western side of the city should not be raped — in terms — to somehow or other accommodate some sort of ideology that says those folks aren’t doing their fair share,” Former D1
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A Tenderloin Breakthrough in 2020?

Posted January 7, 2020 by

After a Tough 2019, Tenderloin Will Move Forward As I begin my 40th year working in San Francisco’s Tenderloin (the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, which I co-founded, celebrates its 40th anniversary in February), I realize that projections of progress have often
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