School Beat: Schools and the Civil Grand Jury

Posted July 28, 2005 by Lisa Schiff

Public education advocates, like all social change activists, have a lot of work in front of us. Because of this, we need to harness whatever resources we can to use in our analytical and organizing efforts. Reports and studies abound
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Chronicle Misses Key Point on Albright Appointment

Chronicle Misses Key Point on Albright Appointment

Posted July 28, 2005 by

Chronicle columnists Matier & Ross reported on Wednesday that Mayor Newsom’s new appointee to the Board of Appeals lives off a trust fund valued in the millions of dollars. While the Mayor’s appointment of a potential wealthy donor to one
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Ethics Charter Amendment to Put Teeth In Policing of Elections

Posted July 27, 2005 by Casey Mills

Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi’s recently passed charter amendment to allow the Ethics Commission the ability to develop their own budget could do a great deal to improve the accountability of donors and politicians in local elections. The Commission, which primarily concerns
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Green Party’s Seminar on the Mid-Market Redevelopment Area

Posted July 27, 2005 by Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA)

“Whose city is it, and what kind of city do we want to build?” David Wilbur of the San Francisco Green Party aptly summed up the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Plan in Monday night’s seminar at the First Baptist Church at
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