SF Supes Races Missing Issues

Posted September 26, 2016 by

Voters in the upcoming San Francisco Supervisor elections face a hard task differentiating between candidates on the issues.  Instead of candidates promoting their positions on future key legislation, the races are about slogans. Candidates are vowing to “stand up to
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Vin Scully’s Last Days

Posted September 26, 2016 by

After 67 years, Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully is calling it quits. And fittingly, his last broadcast will occur against the San Francisco Giants. Scully has been at this so long that he began as the announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted September 22, 2016 by

Subject: RE: She Defeated the Urban Wrecking Ball Randy I disagree with the defense of Jacobs. She has great sensibilities about the physical and even social dynamics of urban space, but her vision is blind to realities of class and
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The Woman Who Saved Our Cities

Posted September 22, 2016 by

Jane Jacobs is the leading urban visionary for post-WWII cities. Fittingly, her 100th birthday this year is being celebrated by books, events and a new documentary film. I recently spoke at a SPUR panel titled “What Would Jane Jacobs Do?,”
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Exploring the Tenderloin’s Vietnamese Legacy

Posted September 22, 2016 by

A very special event occurs at the Tenderloin Museum tonight. Tho Thi Do, who went from being a Community Organizer at the Vietnamese Youth Development Center in the Tenderloin to becoming an International Vice President for UNITE HERE, will chronicle
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New Report: Prop 47 and Crime in 2015

Posted September 22, 2016 by

CJCJ’s new report finds that drops in prison and jail populations did not correlate with crime rates in 2015. A new research report by CJCJ’s Mike Males and Erica Webster examines the impact of Proposition 47 on crime in California,
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted September 21, 2016 by

Subject: Rose Pak’s Complex Legacy Without Rose the Chinatown Community Plan, unanimously passed by the Board in the mid- 1980s would not have had a chance of passage.   David Prowler
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