Ellis Eviction Protest at Rube Goldberg Building

Posted November 19, 2014 by Eviction Free SF

On Tuesday, November 18th, Eviction Free San Francisco joined other activists in protesting the Ellis Act eviction of two families from the historic R.L. Goldberg Building, 194 Gough Street. The tenants include jazz vocalist Jacqui Naylor and her husband, pianist
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It’s the People’s Mail that Will Be Slowed, Workers Say

Posted November 19, 2014 by Alexandra Bradbury and Diane Krauthamer

The clock is ticking on phase two of the postmaster general’s draconian cuts plan. Unless Congress passes the moratorium postal unions are seeking, we’re looking at slower delivery standards January 5—and 82 mail plant closures next year. That would mean
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 19, 2014 by

TOP OF THE MARK. While Mark may not be the ideal choice, especially of ‘the left’, he is possibly the only one with a chance of prevailing and at least slowing down the sale of the city. Maybe it’s time
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 19, 2014 by

Good piece on the looming Leno vs. Lee campaign. I would be pretty neutral on Mayor Lee were it not for one issue; i.e. despite feeling that he’s a little soft on developers I think he’s also done some good
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Leno to Challenge SF Mayor Lee in November

Posted November 18, 2014 by

State Senator Mark Leno will announce after Thanksgiving that he will run against San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in the November 2015 election, Beyond Chron has learned from multiple sources. Leno has been floating his intentions for some time, and
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Local’s Corner and the Fight against Gentrification

Posted November 18, 2014 by Julien Ball

The Mission is the neighborhood at the center of San Francisco’s affordability crisis. Between 2009 and 2013 it saw the greatest number of Ellis Act evictions in the city, while housing prices jumped by 30 percent and rents became unaffordable
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 18, 2014 by

I have not seen an explanation as to why the Proposition E the measure called for the proceeds of the tax to be used for “nutrition, physical activity, and health programs in public schools, parks, and elsewhere” thus requiring a
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