SF’s Budget Battle

Posted June 19, 2018 by

Will San Francisco Pass a Progressive Budget? Now that the mayoral election is over, San Francisco returns to what normally dominates city politics in June/July: the budget battle. And after an election season where candidates fought for the “progressive” mantle,
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Reviews From Frameline 42

Posted June 19, 2018 by Peter Wong

The Frameline LGBT Film Festival’s 2018 edition kicked off with the very timely Opening Night documentary “Transmilitary.” Fiona Dawson and Gabriel Silverman’s SXSW Audience Award Winner unerringly presented the human faces of a current hot button issue. For those who
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How London Breed Won

Posted June 14, 2018 by

Progressive SF Picks a New Mayor How did London Breed sweep nine of eleven supervisor districts to win San Francisco’s mayor’s race? And why did Mark Leno not do better in the moderate parts of the city where he had
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What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

Posted June 12, 2018 by

New Mayor Faces Short Timetable For Results London Breed has stretched her lead to 1601 votes with 17090 left to count, including provisionals.  Assuming Breed wins San Francisco’s 2018 mayor’s race, what is Mayor Breed likely to do? Here’s my
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More Reviews From San Francisco DocFest 2018

Posted June 12, 2018 by Peter Wong

A couple of misconceptions need to be cleared up about the San Francisco DocFest Centerpiece Film “Rodents Of Unusual Size.” Buttercup, Fezzik, and other beloved “The Princess Bride” characters do not appear in a single minute of this film directed
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Boston Makes Its Bus Lane Experiment Permanent

Posted June 12, 2018 by Angie Schmitt

Bus travel times dropped 20 to 25 percent during the morning rush thanks to the Washington Street bus lane, the city reports. It doesn’t take much money to make riding the bus a lot more convenient. With little more than
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