San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Who Booed Mayor Ed Lee?

Posted May 31, 2016 by

In his May 28 column, “low-key Ed Lee gets criticism from all sides,” the SF Chronicle’s C.W. Nevius observed “there were boos and catcalls” when the mayor took the stage at the Hillary Clinton rally at the Tenderloin’s Hibernia Bank
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125th Street in historic Harlem

Why Can’t Harlem Stop Gentrification?

Posted May 31, 2016 by

In his May 29 NY Times editorial, The End of Black Harlem, Michael Henry Adams portrays the historic African-American community as moving inevitably toward gentrification. He cites the familiar signposts—a Whole Foods, “stroller pushing young families,” and “new landscaping and
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted May 26, 2016 by

Subject: La Victoria Baker Is the 11th Ellis Victim Dear Beyond the Chron, We are very sorry that the Levine Family Name is being used in such a manner.  Jerry and I (Toby) want to declare, we are NOT part
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Aaron Peskin has been a buzzsaw of activity since returning to the Board.

Battle for SF’s Future Shifts to November

Posted May 26, 2016 by

As June Election Approaches, SF Politics Looks Ahead San Francisco Supervisors filed their November charter measures this week, and primarily focused on reducing mayoral power. These measures will soon be joined by regular initiatives that progressives and moderates will place
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La Victoria Photo

La Victoria Baker Is the 11th Ellis Victim

Posted May 26, 2016 by Stephen Booth

A Mission Block Under Siege Raul Vasquez is the 11th victim of an Ellis Act eviction in the 2800 block of Folsom Street. I previously profiled the first nine victims, as well as the Mission swing dancer who was the
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