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Predicting SF’s Elections

Posted October 2, 2018 by

Key Races Remain Up For Grabs It’s a week before absentee balloting begins, a time when the likely winners of San Francisco elections are usually  clear. Not this year.  The combination of  voters’ atypically high preoccupation with national issues and
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Reviews From 6th Japan Film Festival Of San Francisco

Posted October 2, 2018 by Peter Wong

Even though the 6th Japan Film Festival of San Francisco is coming up on its final weekend, there are still some cinematic treasures to be seen.  Shinichiro Ueda’s “One Cut Of The Dead” happens to be one of those treasures.
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Conclusive Evidence: How the Media Fails Bicyclists

Posted October 2, 2018 by Angie Schmitt

Media coverage of cycling deaths consistently suggests that the deaths are acceptable and the victims were at fault, a new study shows. University of South Florida researchers Julie Bond and Erin Sheffels used a scientific technique called “critical discourse analysis”
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Mayor Breed’s Fast Start

Posted September 25, 2018 by

Demanding Greater Accountability in SF San Francisco Mayor London Breed has only been in office since July 11 but is already making a mark. Breed has targeted new resources to the longstanding problem of dirty sidewalks, pushed for faster housing
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5 Big Takeaways from YIMBYtown

Posted September 25, 2018 by

An Urbanist Movement on the Rise Virtually everyone I spoke to at last week’s YIMBYtown 2018 conference in Boston left invigorated, encouraged, and ready to work even harder. Huge credit goes to the local Boston-area folks who put on the
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Reviews From Hong Kong Cinema 2018

Posted September 25, 2018 by Peter Wong

SFFILM’s annual Hong Kong Cinema series returns with its 8th edition.  From September 28-30, 2018 at San Francisco’s Vogue Theatre, attendees will have a chance to catch seven new films from Hong Kong ranging from a biopic about a 1970s
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