New National Housing Study Finds Bad News for Renters

Posted April 27, 2011 by

A new report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies shows that the nation’s renters are paying an ever-increasing percentage of their incomes for housing. The traditional standard of affordability is when combined rent and utility costs do not
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Readers Speak Out on Route 66 …

Readers Speak Out on Route 66 …

Posted April 26, 2011 by

To the Editor: Fascinating. I am so glad people still are intrigued by Route 66. You did a nice job of hitting some highlights; these days there are fewer and fewer of those. Thanks for a good read. Hope you
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Voters Rejecting Obama’s Rightward Shift

Posted April 25, 2011 by Randy Shaw

The latest New York Times / CBS News poll confirms what progressives have long argued: President Obama’s shift from an economic policy prioritizing public investment, increased domestic spending and Green jobs to one focused on the budget deficit is bad
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My Top Ten Insights from Traveling Route 66

Posted April 25, 2011 by Paul Hogarth

It’s great to be back in San Francisco, after a 3-week vacation – where I flew to Chicago, and then drove all the way back to California via Historic Route 66. When I was a child growing up in Chicago,
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Corporate Spin Doctors Slant Hospital Union Election

Posted April 25, 2011 by Carl Finamore

A bitterly-contested election is occurring among employees at three of the oldest hospitals in San Francisco that have continuously provided healthcare since around the mid-1800s. A lot has changed over the last 150 years but surely, we can safely assume,
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