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Fans crowd Civic Center Plaza for World Cup

Reviving SF’s Civic Center Plaza

Posted July 21, 2014 by

For all the talk about a “housing balance,” San Francisco’s real balancing act involves increasing housing and open space at the same time. And the most cost effective way to expand open space is to revive underutilized land the city
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Tenderloin-pitstop

Tenderloin Pit Stop Gets “A” for Effort

Posted July 16, 2014 by

San Francisco’s Department of Public Works launched its toilet access project on July 15, sending another strong message about City Hall’s commitment to improving the Tenderloin. The plan consists of two Solar VIP trailer mounted toilets, a dog waste bag
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Media Reframes Successes as Failures

How the Media Promotes Failure

Posted July 15, 2014 by

NY Times columnist Paul Krugman has observed (“Obamacare Fails to Fail,” July 14) that the media was far more interested in the Obamacare website snafu than in reporting on the program’s striking success. This is no isolated case. From new
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