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San Francisco Must Implement Prop C

Posted November 13, 2018 by

Prop C Won: It’s Time to Get to Work There is no reason for San Francisco to delay implementing Prop C, which raises $300 million annually for homeless housing services. The reason given for a delay, a very dubious legal
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Noe Valley Seniors Thwart Ellis Act Speculators

Posted November 13, 2018 by Stephen P. Booth

Community Rallies behind San Francisco Elders with a Lifetime of Counseling Underprivileged Over the last three years, nearly 70 percent of the households facing Ellis Act evictions that I have counseled contained occupants 65 years or older. Many of these
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How the Other Urban America Lives

Posted November 13, 2018 by

The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America by Alan Mallach In his preface to The Divided City, Adam Mallach says he would not be addressing “New York and San Francisco, or the half-dozen or so hot coastal cities
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Dems Take House, Beto’s Bright Future

Posted November 7, 2018 by

Mission Accomplished It was not the electoral tsunami that Democrats hoped for, but they got a higher share of the national vote than the Republicans got in their waves of 1994 and 2010. Democrats core goal was achieved: Democrats regained
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Prop 10 Has Already Won

Posted October 30, 2018 by

Building Momentum for Future Tenant Victories Last week’s poll by the Public Policy Institute of California that had California’s Prop 10 trailing badly (60% say they will vote no) led some to conclude that a big defeat would set back
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