Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted May 28, 2021 by

Dear Mr. Shaw, I read with great concern your  recent editorial about the community’s response to the proposed affordable housing at 2550 Irving St.  It appears that there is much information about the neighborhood response that you lack.  While there
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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted May 28, 2021 by

Dear Mr. Shaw,   I am not a NIMBY, but the building that the city proposes – a seven-story highrise stretching the entire block – is just too big. I support the four-story compromise.  “Compromise” is the sweetest word in
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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted May 28, 2021 by

Dear Editor Randy Shaw writes in his article, “San Francisco’s Most Important Housing Project, that  “opponents foolishly claim the group will bring the worst social problems of the Tenderloin to the Sunset. Such is the intellectual heft of those opposing
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Will Oakland Keep the A’s?

Posted May 25, 2021 by

Owner Offers Troubling Ultimatum Bad signs are spreading as the Oakland City Council faces a decisive July vote on the new A’s stadium at Howard Terminal. When a pro sports team lays down a take it or leave it ultimatum
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People to Feds: Design Streets Better!

Posted May 25, 2021 by

This piece first appeared in Streetsblog USA. A nearly 900-page federal rulebook of arcane street design regulations that virtually no one has heard of just received an unprecedented amount of public interest — which street safety advocates chalk up to
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Breed Backs Tenderloin/Mid-Market Revival Plan

Posted May 18, 2021 by

Promoting Revitalization of Both Neighborhoods (Updated 5/19) San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced today that the city will provide $5 million for an innovative strategy to reduce drug dealing in the Tenderloin and Mid-Market. The Mayor’s “Mid-Market Vibrancy and Safety
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Will U.S. Permanently Slash Child Poverty?

Posted May 18, 2021 by

Historic Opportunity to Reduce Poverty in America American politicians talk a lot about “family values.” But our high child poverty rate says otherwise. President Biden’s American Rescue Plan changes this. It sends families $3,000 per child for ages 6 to
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