6-30-2005-10-21-35-AM-3532464

Mid-Market Street Threatened by Redevelopment Cloud of Doom, Part 2

Posted June 30, 2005 by Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA)

Yesterday, I discussed in detail affordable rental housing concerns expressed by those fighting the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Area.At last Thursday’s Planning Commission hearing of the Redevelopment Agency’s (SFRA) proposed Mid-Market Plan, SFRA proponents claimed fear-mongering on the part of progressives.
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6-30-2005-10-13-40-AM-8997399

School Beat: Business Roundtables and Our Schools

Posted June 30, 2005 by Lisa Schiff

In a society so dominated by the interests of corporations, one should hardly be surprised at the central involvement of corporate executives in the development and implementation of education policy throughout this country. Those of us concerned with public education
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6-30-2005-10-09-42-AM-5324151

Innovative Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

Posted June 30, 2005 by Randy Shaw

Groundbreaking has begun at 785 Brannan Street, a 56 unit affordable housing project to be built with no public funds. This housing is connected to a market rate project at Fourth and Freelon, and represents a rare opportunity for low-income
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6-30-2005-10-05-01-AM-10809075

The Survivor by John F. Harris

Posted June 30, 2005 by Michael Gause

He was both the Comeback Kid and Slick Willy, and he was vilified with ferocity by both the left and right. But whatever one’s opinion of Bill Clinton, it’s impossible to deny his natural skills as a politician and leader.
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6-29-2005-10-14-58-AM-8127038

School Budget Cuts Sting Students, Workers

Posted June 29, 2005 by Emily Alpert

On Tuesday night, facing a dire $22.5 million budget gap due to reduced state funding, San Francisco’s Board of Education wrestled with how best to distribute painful but necessary budget cuts. In a representative remark, Superintendent Arlene Ackerman stated, “This
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