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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted November 2, 2021 by

Thanks for your piece on Sixth Street and existing factors preventing gentrification on Sixth Street, despite nearby market rate construction. https://beyondchron.org/what-drives-gentrification-its-not-what-many-think/ I didn’t even know about the project until I saw the uproar about the Board of Supervisors voting it
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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted October 28, 2021 by

Dear Editor: Concerning your article on the open drug dealing in the Tenderloin, I use to work for Urban Alchemy, who are contracted to try to keep areas clear of those drug dealers, and keep the businesses accessible. I asked
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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted July 9, 2021 by

I am writing in response to your July 7th article entitled “Will SF Expand Affordable Housing to All Neighborhoods.” Definitely an important question, but your analysis seems to oversimplify issues involved in several of the projects and neighborhoods. The clearest
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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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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted January 4, 2021 by

Hello Randy,   I really like your optimistic article Ending Homelessness—And Other Predictions for 2021. I sure hope that your predictions are right and that we will see Biden acting strongly on this. This is a terrible problem that has been
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 2, 2020 by

I just read the Chesa Boudin/Tenderloin article. How could voters elect a man whose heart is so clearly on the side of the accused and not on the side of the victims. The scales of Justice are dangerously out of
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