Bay Area / California

Progressive Cities Lack Urgency on Climate Change

Posted July 23, 2019 by

Politicians Ignore Immediate Actions A San Francisco press release: “On Monday, July 22nd, District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman will hold a hearing on the city’s Climate Emergency response at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Transportation Committee.
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What Happened to Fremont?

Posted July 23, 2019 by

A caring compassion city finds itself stuck in systematic discrimination. How did we get here? Ever wonder how systematic racism and classism works to marginalize vulnerable people? Well if you live Fremont it is happening right in front of your
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PG&E Executives Don’t Deserve Bonuses

Posted June 25, 2019 by

The San Francisco Chronicle recently reported that the bankrupt PG&E Corp. plans to pay a group of top executives nearly $11 million in performance bonuses this year.  The bankruptcy court should disapprove these payments in light of PG&E’s history of
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Can the SB50 Coalition Win Locally?

Posted June 10, 2019 by

Next Steps for Housing Advocates In the wake of SB50’s shelving, housing advocates who put so much time into the CASA Compact process and SB50 cannot walk away. That would mean  accepting the untenable housing status quo. So what are
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Democratic Leaders Fail California

Posted May 20, 2019 by

Atkins Shelving of SB50 Reflects Pattern of Housing Inaction Last week’s shelving of SB50, the More HOMES Act, reminds us why California has the nation’s worst homelessness and housing affordability crisis. And that the housing emergency has intensified while  California
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