New Test for SF’s Pro-Housing Direction
1600 Jackson Street along San Francisco’s Polk Gulch is the perfect housing site. It’s a choice corner location on a transit and retail corridor a short walk from shopping. The project’s residents would increase Read More »
The exploding national debate about workplace harassment of women by powerful bosses or male co-workers is a great opening for unions to demonstrate their importance as one form of protection against such abuse.
Unfortunately, when unions are not pro-active on Read More »
On November 3, 2017, the San Francisco Cinematheque will present a screening of Lynne Sachs’ documentary “Tip of My Tongue” at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Sachs will appear in person for the San Francisco premiere of this Read More »
Activists Plan Repeal Measure for November ’18 Ballot
Liam Dillon’s October 23 Los Angeles Times story broke the news: activists are moving forward toward placing an initiative repealing California’s Costa-Hawkins law on the November 2018 ballot.
I recall that dark Read More »
This piece first appeared in Capital and Main.
Faced with the planned phase-out of a dangerous solvent, California’s dry cleaners have the chance to break with a toxic past.
When Sung Park’s landlord found contamination from a dry cleaning solvent Read More »
The family that has made billions off trick-or-treat candy has gone generations without paying any appreciable tax on its enormous fortune. And the Trump tax plan, if adopted, would ax a huge chunk of the tax on the family’s income. Read More »
City’s Double Standard Over Exposing Kids to Drugs
As I entered City Hall last Thursday I confronted a large crowd creating a huge line in front of the metal detectors. All were Asian and wore white baseball caps. I asked Read More »
Last weekend, 1-year-old Neallie Junior Saxon III was playing with other neighborhood kids in their front yards in Broward County, Florida, when he did what young kids do and went after a ball, into the street.
The driver of a Read More »