Will $400 Million in Housing Funds Disappear?

Posted August 15, 2016 by

As California’s housing crisis worsens, the state’s allocation of $400 million for affordable housing is on life support. That’s because the $400 million was conditioned upon passage of Governor Brown’s housing “as of right” plan, and a labor, environmental and
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A LEANING TOWER OF SAN FRANCISCO?

Posted August 15, 2016 by Ralph E. Stone and Judi Iranyi

While in Florence in 2012, we took a day trip to Pisa about 1-1/2 hours away. We visited the cathedral, the walled cemetery, the baptistery, and, of course, the Leaning Tower of Pisa.  The Tower now leans at about 3.99
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Remembering Ralph Gleason, Legendary SF Jazz Writer

Posted August 15, 2016 by Peter Richardson

­Music in the Air: The Selected Writings of Ralph J. GleasonConversations in Jazz: The Ralph J. Gleason Interviews, Edited by Toby Gleason I didn’t know anything about the Ralph J. Gleason cult until I began researching my 2009 book on
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted August 12, 2016 by

Subject: Portland – Whitest American City I guess it’s really true, there are only lies and statistics. I always kind of consider Portland a fairly progressive city.  So, I looked up some demographic stats.  Asian population of Portland is about
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted August 12, 2016 by

Subject: Who should lead SFUSD’s school meal program? Wow!  It is so great to learn what can be done with the right person and team in a school district that has a similar size and Free and Reduced Meal participation
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SF Politics Gets No Summer Break

Posted August 9, 2016 by

This week typically marks the start of a long San Francisco break from politics. The Board of Supervisors is on break until after Labor Day, and the bustle of City Hall offices is replaced by the silence of vacationing supervisors
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