To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 22, 2015 by

Subject: The Fang Family and the Examiner I appreciate the yellow journalism expose and anyone who doesn’t know Rosebud needs to see Orson Welles portrayal of William Randolph Hearst in Citizen Kane.  How many people beside Gray Brechin know that
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A Moratorium on SF Jobs?

Posted June 22, 2015 by

On June 19, a report was issued that explains a lot about San Francisco’s housing crisis. According to SocketSite, “the number of employed residents in San Francisco has increased by 88,900 since January of 2010, a 20 percent jump in
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In-Home Care Recipients Cautiously Applaud New Budget

Posted June 22, 2015 by Steven Mikulan

The 467,000 Californians who receive assistance from the state’s In-Home Supportive Services are breathing a little better, if not easier, now that a new budget has restored care cuts to the agency. The program typically assists elderly, blind and disabled
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The SF Examiner’s Real History

Posted June 19, 2015 by

As part of its 150th anniversary celebration, the San Francisco Examiner recently sent a message to readers: “we begin our next 150 years with the outlook that guided us for the first century and a half: a dedication to telling
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Reviews From Frameline Film Festival 2015

Posted June 19, 2015 by

Jenni Olson’s cinematic essay “The Royal Road” traverses more than the titular 600-mile long pathway between San Francisco and Los Angeles known as El Camino Real.  Olson travels the forgotten historical paths of Spanish colonialism and U.S. imperialism.  The emotional
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The Problem With School Boards

Posted June 18, 2015 by Mat Catastrophe

In the last couple of weeks, two stories floated into my periphery that, when taken together, begin to paint a solidly depressing picture of where we’re headed as a country. They deal with our public schools (or, perhaps, what is
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Disabled Activist Recalls Movement History

Posted June 18, 2015 by Lainey Feingold

Corbett Joan OToole is a disabled activist out to change hearts and minds with her powerful new book, Fading Scars / my queer disability history. OToole’s unrelenting challenge to the status quo begins with the cover. The book’s structure and
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SFMTA Backs Safer Mid-Market

Posted June 17, 2015 by

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) voted yesterday to expand car restrictions and transit-only lanes on the “Mid-Market” stretch of Market Street between 3rd and 8th Streets. The vote was unanimous. Tremendous credit goes to the San Francisco Bicycle
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