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Who Wins SF’s Assembly Race?

Posted October 12, 2021 by

Special Election Turnout Will Decide Mayor Breed’s appointment of Assembly member David Chiu as City Attorney has ignited the long anticipated campaign to replace him. While the field includes other candidates the city’s next assembly member will either be David
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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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Mel Beetle, Tenant Organizer

Posted August 24, 2021 by

Beetle’s SRO Activism Mel Beetle is the tenant organizer at the Raman Hotel, an 84-unit SRO on Howard at Sixth Street dedicated to serving seniors and people with disabilities. It’s a position he’s held for the past seven years. “As
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When Will San Francisco’s Tourists Return?

Posted July 20, 2021 by

Workers, Businesses Await Tourism Revival The pandemic has shown how dependent San Francisco’s working and middle-class is on a thriving tourist industry. The hospitality industry offers the city’s largest share of blue-collar jobs. Its virtual closure has been devastating. Thousands
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