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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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Lessons from Austin on Legalizing Apartments

Posted October 30, 2018 by

Wooing Homeowners Requires a Clearly Defined Path I was in Austin last week for the Texas Book Festival. I spent days getting valuable input on how to convince people to make cities more inclusive.  While Austin has as powerful anti-apartment
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The 20th Animation Show Of Shows

Posted October 30, 2018 by Peter Wong

This year’s milestone edition of Ron Diamond’s Animation Show Of Shows brings viewers Chinese-American astronaut dreams, growing up with facial blindness, and an astronomical love triangle, among other delights.  This program came about from Diamond’s annual country-hopping to such festivals
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Reviews From The 16th 3rd i Film Festival

Posted October 30, 2018 by Peter Wong

The annual 3rd i Film Festival returns this weekend with its 16th edition of films from South Asia and its Diaspora.   Of particular interest this time around are a couple of personal documentaries about two areas of South Asia unfortunately
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Pro-Housing Candidates Reshape Local Politics

Posted October 23, 2018 by

Exclusionary Zoning At Stake in November San Francisco’s “moderate” vs. “progressive” and “establishment” vs. “outsider” supervisor races are now primarily about political alliances.  The biggest issue separating candidates is their approach to the city’s housing crisis, and whether they support
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