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“Unapologetic”–Review

Posted September 15, 2021 by

Viewers who need a quick illustration of the cultural divide between Black America and White America can turn to the protest that’s captured in the opening minutes of Ashley O’Shay’s award-winning documentary “Unapologetic.”  The events of the brunch protest at
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Election Prediction: Newsom Recall Loses Big

Posted September 14, 2021 by

Labor Combines Old and New to Defeat Newsom Recall When the votes are counted tonight it will confirm that California’s labor movement led a remarkable grassroots campaign to defeat the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom Faced with early polls showing
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Can We End the Tenderloin As A Containment Zone?

Posted September 14, 2021 by

A Unified City Strategy is Needed Mayor London Breed gave a powerful speech last Thursday night denouncing drug dealing in the Tenderloin. Speaking at the 6th Anniversary Gala for the Tenderloin Museum,  Breed emphasized drug dealers’  terrible impact on Tenderloin
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Little Saigon street scene

Will San Francisco Reopen in 2021?

Posted September 8, 2021 by

Central City Small Businesses Need Customers Back On June 29, 2021 I asked “When Will San Francisco Really Reopen?” Many thought September, after kids returned to school. Well, September has arrived and San Francisco’s downtown, Mid-Market and Civic Center remain
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Will Supervisors Back Tenderloin Housing Appeal?

Posted September 8, 2021 by

632 Bed Project Does Not Serve Neighborhood The San Francisco Board of Supervisors decides on September 28 whether to approve an ill-conceived housing development that the Tenderloin community universally opposes. The Board should reject the 316-unit, 632 bed project (with
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