Bay Area / California

Who Does the City’s Lobbyist Really Represent?

Who Does the City’s Lobbyist Really Represent?

Posted May 10, 2004 by Lorraine Sanders

San Francisco’s lobbyist in Sacramento is supposed to represent the interests of the city and county’s residents at the state level, but conflicts of interest may be gumming up the works. What may be in the best interest of city
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Chronicle Owes Tenderloin An Apology

Posted May 6, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Having worked in the Tenderloin for nearly 25 years, I have become accustomed to misleading media accounts of the neighborhood. But yesterday’s front-page San Francisco Chronicle marks a new low. A neighborhood that saw rents sharply rise and crime dramatically
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Park Merced Residents Express Doubts about Housing Bond

Posted May 3, 2004 by Jessica Jones

Passage of Mayor Newsom’s current housing bond proposal will require support from tenants living in buildings whose landlords are sure to passthrough 50% of the bond costs. If ParkMerced is any example, getting tenants to subsidize homeownership for those earning
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