Committee Moves SRO Mailbox Law to Board

Posted March 30, 2006 by Randy Shaw

When SRO hotels were constructed 60-90 years ago, individual mailboxes were not included. As a result, the vast majority of SRO residents having to pick through mail left on stairs, retrieve it through non-secure mail slots, or even pick it
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Thursday, March 30-SF Political Trivia Contest

Thursday, March 30-SF Political Trivia Contest

Posted March 30, 2006 by

Join Supervisor Chris Daly, Public Defender Jeff Adachi, School Board Commissioners Eric Mar & Mark Sanchez, Building Inspection Commissioner Debra Walker and others for a fun-filled trivia contest on Thursday, March 30 from 7-9 p.m. at Cafe Royale, 800 Post
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School Beat: Four Years of No Child Left Behind

Posted March 30, 2006 by Lisa Schiff

No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the federal education legislation which is the main driving force behind the annual standardized testing exercise our children will soon undergo, has just received its fourth year report card by the Center on Education Policy
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Undocumented Immigrants Face Steep Challenges to Get Ahead

Posted March 30, 2006 by Randy Shaw

As tens of thousands of undocumented Latino immigrants march for their rights, their energetic battle for legal status obscures the difficulty of their daily lives. From vendors selling paletas (frozen fruit pops) morning until night, to mothers walking the neighborhood
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Bayview and Redevelopment: A Two-Part Series

Posted March 30, 2006 by Carol Harvey

SEARCHING FOR WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION: WHERE IS THE BAYVIEW BLIGHT? On Thursday, March 23, 2006, a brilliant blue day between spring storms, the buildings of Bayview Hunters Point shone white in the sun like the San Francisco neighborhoods I
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What About the Children?

Posted March 30, 2006 by Allen White

The Roman Catholic Church learns the Spirit and Heart of San Francisco can’t be found in a Paperweight. The anger, hurt and pain caused when Cardinal William Levada attacked the policy which brought five Bay Area children together with adoptive
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Local Battle Lines Drawn for June Ballot Measures

Posted March 29, 2006 by Casey Mills

This June, voters will make decisions on four ballot measures, all of which have the potential to become quite contentious. A review of the submitted ballot arguments for each measure reveals an early glimpse at where the battle lines are
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Canto, No Llores

Posted March 29, 2006 by Inez Sunwoo and Puck Lo

(Ed note: Here is a stirring personal accounts from the recently ended hunger strike for immigrant rights) Friday night: The rain pelted the almost-empty streets of San Francisco in torrents. Outside the federal building some twenty people huddled in a
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