SF’s Homeless Amnesia

Posted March 28, 2016 by

Campos Forgets What Works, Promotes Shelters Over Housing “The department would represent the most significant effort to end homelessness since then-Mayor Gavin Newsom created his 10-year plan to end homelessness in 2004.”—SF Chronicle, December 3, 2015, responding to Mayor Lee’s
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Retirement: A California Mirage?

Posted March 28, 2016 by Marc Haefele

More than seven million people—over one-fifth of California’s population—work without a path to retirement. They have neither a 401(k) — the so-called “roller-coaster plan” tied to the stock market — nor a traditional pension that was once considered a worker’s
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Activists Blur the Tenderloin with the Mission

Posted March 24, 2016 by

Activists Mistakenly View Tenderloin Projects Through a Mission Lens At the March 17 SF Planning Commission hearing on the Shorenstein Company’s 304-unit rental project in the Tenderloin (it passed 5-2), opponents argued it would cause displacement and gentrification.  Speakers saw
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Wrapup Reviews From 2016 CAAMFest

Posted March 24, 2016 by

Wrapup Reviews From 2016 CAAMFest Cambodian director Rithy Panh returned to CAAMFest (Center for Asian-American Media Festival) with a film far different than his clay figurine and genocide documentary of a couple of years ago.  His new documentary “France Is
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