Ballot Measure Threatens CA’s Future

Posted May 13, 2024 by

Decimating Local and State Government Last week,  oral arguments were held in Governor Newsom’s legal challenge to a draconian November ballot measure with dire implications for California. It did not go well. It appears the California Supreme Court will keep
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Is SF’s Mid-Market Turning a Corner?

Posted May 6, 2024 by

City Help Needed I could make a strong case that no neighborhood in the nation has suffered a bigger reversal since COVID began than San Francisco’s Mid-Market. A neighborhood rising when 2020 began lost its office workers, retail, and new
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Photo shows tents in Tenderloin

Growing Up in the Tenderloin

Posted May 6, 2024 by

(Editor’s Note: Karma Chea grew up in the Tenderloin. She is a student at San Francisco’s Thurgood Marshall Academic High School, where she wrote this for an assignment for a Public Health Call for Action). Growing up in the Tenderloin,
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Reviews From CAAMFest 2024

Posted May 6, 2024 by

CAAMFest’s Closing Night Film happens to be Ramona S. Diaz’ moving “And So It Begins.”  It’s her chronicle of the 2022 race for the Philippine presidency.  For those whose definition of “paying attention to the headlines” includes having some awareness
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