Nov. 6 fire at 16th and Shotwell in SF's Mission District

Why Are Fires Still Displacing Mission Tenants?

Posted November 30, 2015 by

Despite, talk, activism and ballot measures to stop the displacement of Latinos and other tenants from San Francisco’s Mission District, a prime cause remains unaddressed: displacement by fire. The November 6 fire at 16th and Shotwell streets added another 23
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Craziest School Lunch Myth Yet

Posted November 30, 2015 by

Myths about healthy school lunch rules reached a new level of crazy recently with the misleading claim that adding a dash of spice to garnish a school lunch is forbidden. That bogus assertion was made by a marketing specialist with
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Federal Disability Regulations Face Historic Delays

Posted November 30, 2015 by Lainey Feingold

Federal regulations give teeth to federal laws. In the disability rights arena the federal regulatory system is broken. Just how broken was made very clear earlier this month when federal agencies issued their Fall 2015 Regulatory Agendas. The Agenda is
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 25, 2015 by

FW: When Workers Fight: NUHW Wins Battle with Kaiser Excellent article which reflected the real seminal issues at KP mental health and the stonewall by KP health plan leaders   Thank you Dr RC Powell, retired KP mental health
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Our Local Heroes of 2015

Posted November 24, 2015 by

Beyond Chron has a Thanksgiving tradition of honoring a few of the many whose dedicated service rendered them our local heroes for San Francisco in the past year. Here’s our choices for this year, whose weight toward housing activism reflects
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When Workers Fight: NUHW Wins Battle with Kaiser

Posted November 24, 2015 by Cal Winslow

The therapists, counselors, and social workers at Kaiser Permanente in California have won a magnificent victory. In a last minute retreat, in the face of an open-ended strike, Kaiser, the giant California health care corporation, settled with 1400 workers and
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“The Wonders” Review

Posted November 24, 2015 by

Enigmas and realism, family drama and coming-of-age tale, historical legacies and present day challenges: these are all elements of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix winner “The Wonders.”  Written and directed by Alice Rohrwacher, the film was first shown
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