Obama Goes Big

Posted November 21, 2014 by

President Obama went big. More than eight years after the massive spring 2006 immigrant rights marches put the movement on the national political radar, President Obama has protected roughly five million immigrants from deportation. This first step toward broader immigrant
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Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet’s “Side Up”

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Saxophonist Jeff Coffin and his “Mu’tet”, truly defy musical categories, and obliterate musical boundaries with their take-home-with-you compositions, their mind-bending solos and their swirling, danceable odd rhythms and exotic world music influences. Their previous effort, 2012’s “Into the Air” and
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 21, 2014 by

On narrow economic issues maybe SF is in general Left. On broad social issues too.  But of course those two categories are always intertwined, with the devil in the details so it’s probably a fruitless exercise to debate what direction
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San Francisco Moves Left

Posted November 20, 2014 by

At Ted Gullicksen’s November 18 memorial, former Board of Supervisors President Matt Gonzalez offered the crowd an astute assessment of San Francisco politics. Refuting claims that progressives are on the decline, Gonzalez observed that the progressive agenda was adopted often
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San Jose Enacts Affordable Housing Impact Fee

Posted November 20, 2014 by Charisse Ma LeBron

San Jose City Councilmembers made a bold and much needed move this week toward providing more affordable housing with the passage of a Housing Impact Fee. The $17 per square foot fee charged to market-rate housing projects will take the
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Pablo Sandoval’s Choice

Posted November 20, 2014 by

Yesterday was a harrowing day for San Francisco Giants fans. Tweets out of Boston and San Francisco had Pablo Sandoval on the verge of signing a potential $100 million deal to join the Red Sox. Inside sources said that Pablo
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