Aaron Peskin Talks Tenderloin

Posted April 26, 2016 by

Aaron Peskin, whose return to the Board of Supervisors has rejuvenated San Francisco politics, speaks at noon at the Tenderloin Museum on Monday May 2nd as part of the museum’s Lunch Time Speaker Series. The Series was inaugurated by an
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Is SFFD Committed to Protecting Tenants?

Posted April 26, 2016 by Steve Clayton

The Board of Supervisors recently passed legislation changing how the San Francisco Fire Department enforces the Fire Code.  SFFD has long been criticized for failing to perform adequate Fire Code enforcement in SF’s apartments and SRO hotels.  In light of
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Peskin Moves to Save SRO Hotels

Posted April 25, 2016 by

Last week, Supervisor Aaron Peskin announced plans to strengthen San Francisco’s landmark SRO hotel conversion and demolition ordinance (Chapter 41 of the SF Administrative Code, hereafter “the HCO”). This law, which originally passed in 1981 and was then significantly strengthened
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Our Children Need Kaiser Permanente’s Leadership

Posted April 25, 2016 by Jeff Ritterman, M.D.

I worked as a cardiologist at the Kaiser Richmond Medical Center for 29 years.  During my tenure Kaiser went from the “low cost leader” to a leader in quality.  Kaiser has also emerged as a major force in promoting public
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New Fred Ross Book a Must-Read for Organizers

Posted April 25, 2016 by

Fred Ross Sr. was arguably the 20th century’s greatest community organizer. Ross trained Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, created the template for current Latino voter registration and election turnout drives, and inspired countless young people to dedicate their lives to
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New Study: Resisting Bay Area Gentrification Works

Posted April 6, 2016 by

Study Shows That Laws, Policies Can Preserve Diverse Neighborhoods The community group Causa Justa-Just Cause has just released a report, “Development Without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area.” Its main thesis is that, as Richard Walker puts it, “there
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Beyond Chron Spring Break

Posted April 6, 2016 by

Today starts Beyond Chron’s annual spring break. We resume publishing on April 25. In the meantime, we encourage readers to use our search box to uncover stories you never got time to read or missed when they were published.
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