Ignoring the Public Safety Crisis
Many progressives are outraged by TogetherSF Action’s “That’s Fentalife!” advertising campaign targeting San Francisco’s open air drug markets. Instead of blaming Mayor Breed for the crisis, progressives are denying that stopping sellers of deadly drugs Read More »
Censoring City Problems is Wrong
Here’s my two big takes from the avalanche of social media posts about San Francisco’s potentially “doomed” future.
First, many commenters know little about San Francisco’s recent history. The city faced tough economic times from Read More »
Drug Dealers Killed the Market
“San Francisco must take urgent action to revitalize its Mid-Market and Tenderloin neighborhoods. There is no more time to waste.” Randy Shaw, “Urgent Action Needed for SF’s Mid-Market and Tenderloin,” August 1, 2022.,
The “urgent Read More »
Tents Move In, Residents Move Out
Walking around the City is not only a good exercise and healthy but it’s also a wonderful way to meet and connect with our community.
If you are running for an office, walking is Read More »
High Hopes for Rink Dashed
I find it very odd that our City likes to open and close things on April 1 which is April Fools’ Day.
The City opened the long-awaited 49-Van Ness Rapid Bus Lane on April 1, Read More »
I walked pass by San FranDisko this afternoon and noticed the the tents that were there a few weeks ago are now gone. This is what it looks like there now. So, I asked the security guards what and when Read More »
Board Must Increase Police Funding
On March 15, the Budget Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will decide whether to increase SFPD and DA funding by $27 million. Board passage of the supplemental is essential. The funds enable Read More »
Revitalizing Civic Center
I agree with Beyond Chron’s article calling for the temporary closing of UN Plaza (“San Francisco Must Close UN Plaza,” February 27). Conditions there have become intolerable with the dramatic day and night increase of illegal vendors Read More »