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There is no sound medical reasons for prohibiting the public from going inside and enjoying the many wonderful cafes and restaurants in the bay area. The problem the public confronts is the very narrow perspective Read More »
“Dead space of concrete?” How dare you criticize and denigrate our gathering place, the heart of Japantown, for the sake of your article. And who are you to say that this “project is not among the City’s top 500 needs? Read More »
A Golden Age for Housing Advocacy?
Last week was huge for housing.
Nationally, the House- passed HEROES Act includes $100 billion for rental assistance, $11.5 billion in emergency shelter grants, and a broad, uniform eviction moratorium. Even more important, as Read More »
Bond Fails to Prioritize COVID19 Priorities
Mayor Breed’s proposed $438 million “Health and Recovery Bond” raises serious questions about city priorities. Much if not most of the proposed spending does not meet COVID-19 needs. The Board of Supervisors must revise Read More »
Join Kathy Looper and Randy Shaw on Thursday at 12:30 pm
Randy Shaw’s book, The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco, describes how since 1917 the Tenderloin neighborhood has actively fought City Hall for survival. Read More »
(This piece first appeared in Greater Good Magazine)
The coronavirus crisis inspired one millennial to contribute to her communities—and she’s not alone.
It was 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13, and I could feel myself slowly beginning to unravel.
As Read More »
It particularly hurts that the Coronavirus outbreak has forced the closure of this year’s CAAMFest. San Francisco’s annual film festival showcase for API-themed films would have celebrated its 40th edition this year.
Fortunately, the Center for Asian-American Media (CAAM) came Read More »
Over the weeks of coronavirus lockdown, the Roxie Virtual Cinema has made new thought-provoking films available to filmgoers with a good streaming connection. Part of the ticket price helps support the Roxie Theater.
However, knowing what’s still available for screening Read More »