To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted March 26, 2014 by

The classical architecture of the Hibernia Bank cries out for its conversion to a gay bathhouse in the Greco-Roman tradition and to be renamed the Hibernia Baths. Such a use would provide the kind of 24/7 traffic to keep the
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Opposition Emerges to SF’s In-Law Unit Legalization

Posted March 25, 2014 by Andrew Szeto

The March 24 Board of Supervisor’s Land Use and Economic Development hearing on legislation legalizing in-law units faced substantial opposition from a host of homeowner’s and apartment associations. Such opposition could again stifle progress in addressing this long overdue strategy
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Have We Forgotten the Lessons of the Triangle Fire?

Posted March 25, 2014 by Peter Dreier and Donald Cohen

Tuesday is the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a major turning point in American labor history. On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers, most of them Jewish and Italian immigrant girls in their teens and twenties, perished
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Supes Need Primer on SF’s Homeless Strategy

Posted March 24, 2014 by Randy Shaw

Last week’s Budget and Finance Committee hearing on expanding homeless outreach services showed that elected officials lack information about San Francisco’s strategy on homelessness. As I wrote on October 8, 2013 (“ Why Mayor Lee’s “C” Grade on SF Homelessness
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Rick Perry’s Tall Texas Tales of Job Creation

Posted March 24, 2014 by Steven Mikulan

It was a busy time for hard-right politicians visiting the Bay Area last week. First, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul stepped into the lion’s den of Berkeley, where he flashed civil liberties cred by denouncing domestic spying before a University of
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