The Tenderloin’s Worst Landlord  

Posted August 24, 2015 by

San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood is coming back.  No, its gambling and bordellos are not reopening. But the bars and restaurants that drove its legal economy for decades are on the upswing, and along with new evening entertainment venues the Tenderloin
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted August 23, 2015 by

Editor, Walking through the Civic Center area, I noticed that, at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, there were lots of trucks parked outside.  I also saw numerous private security guards, as well as many uniformed San Francisco Police officers, some
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Neighborhoods Need Economic Diversity

Posted August 20, 2015 by

As I detailed in “NY Times Gets Tenderloin Wrong,” the paper’s claim that “nowhere is the inequality gap as concentrated — and as evident — as in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood” is completely false. Not only did its supporting evidence 
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Mom Bloggers to the Rescue

Posted August 20, 2015 by

What do Monsanto, the Corn Refiners Association, and the School Nutrition Association all have in common? As The Lunch Tray blogger Bettina Elias Siegel explains, in an article that first appeared on Civil Eats, all three groups have enlisted the
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Traffic Violence a Public Health Issue?

Posted August 20, 2015 by Brad Aaron

What if the United States treated traffic violence like the public health issue it is? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that would entail building bike infrastructure and slowing down drivers. Last week the CDC released a
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Amidst School Lunch Fight, Paid Mom Bloggers Shape the Conversation

Posted August 19, 2015 by Bettina Elias Siegel

Sponsored bloggers mum over the School Nutrition Association’s push to weaken nutritional standards. Readers trust the opinions of their favorite “mom bloggers”; many buy products and services based solely on their recommendation. Recognizing the inherent value of this online word
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted August 18, 2015 by

Subject: 3 Ways to Help SF Teachers Parkmerced is starting construction this coming spring on hundreds of new units. During this time of such a drastic need for affordable housing they are attempting to pay in lieu fees for 2/3
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