Tom Hayden’s Lessons for Activists

Posted October 25, 2016 by

Tom Hayden, who died Sunday at 76, was one of a kind. He was the only prominent 1960’s radical to become an influential politician, doing so without ever compromising his progressive principles. Hayden also stood out as among the deepest
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To the Editor…

Posted October 25, 2016 by

Mr. Shaw- Appreciated your Beyond Chron article on 10/24. Your observations about last week’s lousy service were on point. In one case a crossover at Embarcadero was electronically indicating that it wasn’t properly aligned and we had to send people
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Is BART’s Prop RR in Trouble?

Posted October 24, 2016 by

San Francisco, Contra Costa and Alameda County voters are voting on Prop RR, a $3.5 billion bond to “repair and replace BART’s critical safety infrastructure.” For many, the need to upgrade the aging 44-year old transit system is obvious. BART
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Wiener Never “Fought” For Ellis Act Reform

Posted October 24, 2016 by

In a recent mailer for Scott Wiener’s State Senate campaign, Mark Leno states: “Scott Wiener has fought with me for Ellis Act reform and other renter protections.” That’s certainly not my recollection. Nor is it the recollection of then-Tenants Together
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