Adding 2000 Shelter Beds is Costly Mistake
“We have to be clear that for the folks that are not interested in one of our options, that we really don’t have a place for them in San Francisco,” Mandelman said.
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UC CEQA Reform Shows Need to Amend Misused Laws
The California legislature recently overturned a court ruling that relied on CEQA to restrict UC Berkeley admissions. Legislators acted urgently to protect CEQA’s original intent. It’s now time for the legislature Read More »
This piece first appeared in LA Progressive.
After garnering Democratic Party endorsements during her 2020 campaign for Pasadena City Council, she quietly switched her registration from Democrat to ‘No Party Preference’ before taking office.
In 2019, when she filed to Read More »
Cinejoy, for those not in the know, is the online version of San Jose’s Cinequest Film Festival. Devised as an answer to the problem of having a film festival in the midst of the shutdowns necessitated by COVID-19, the festival Read More »
Supervisors Challenge Mayor’s Failure
When Mayor Breed announced a Tenderloin police crackdown on drug dealers and then an Emergency Order for the neighborhood, the national media applauded. Stories focused on one theme—how the mayor was allegedly breaking from the city’s Read More »
Three New Bills to Stop Speculators
Three major bills have been introduced in the California Assembly to discourage real estate speculation. Their passage would be the most transformative advance for tenants and affordable housing since at least the passage of Read More »
This piece first appeared in Streetsblog USA
A truly green new deal must focus on reducing the amount Americans drive, a new report argues — and doing so will take an unprecedented portfolio of investments into sustainable modes.
In a Read More »
Why SFPD Ignores the Tenderloin Crackdown
We have two weeks to go in Mayor Breed’s 90-day Emergency Order for the Tenderloin. But the mayor’s promised police crackdown on drug dealers has still not begun.
How is this possible?
The Mayor Read More »