Sophia Takal’s New Thriller, “Always Shine”

Posted November 22, 2016 by

Sophia Takal’s new film “Always Shine” may lack the commercial buzz of “Fantastic Beasts” and “Moana.”  Yet this psychological thriller, which opens this Friday at the Roxie Theatre, skillfully infuses a genre tale with unsettling psychological insight. Takal’s choice of
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 21, 2016 by

Subject: Gentrification   I appreciate your concern about gentrification . I personally am more concerned about the survival of small business in the TL. I watched someone open up a coffee shop on Golden Gate George and Lennie They filled
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Will Alex Randolph Replace Wiener?

Posted November 17, 2016 by

With D8 Supervisor Scott Wiener the all but official winner of the State Senate race, attention now turns to his replacement. The choice appears surprisingly obvious: recently elected Community College Board Trustee Alex Randolph. Randolph offers several critical assets that
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Trumping Pot: Will State Legalization Laws Survive?

Posted November 17, 2016 by Judith Lewis Mernit

By: Judith Lewis Mernit, Capital and Main Last Wednesday the Drug Policy Alliance, a New York-based drug-reform nonprofit, held a media conference call meant to celebrate a successful election night. Voters in eight states had legalized cannabis for recreational purposes;
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The Tenderloin’s Unseen World

Posted November 17, 2016 by

“The Tenderloin – so what’s to like?… What’s to like is the action, the struggle to survive on one’s own terms, the togetherness of losers and loners…” – Herb Caen The Tenderloin Museum helped recover the lost history of a
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 15, 2016 by

Subject: Roger Ailes Creates the Perfect Storm Excellent analysis. I am reading the Unwinding by George Packer, writer for the New Yorker. It’s eye-opening. We live in our own world out west. I also found Dave Chappelle’s opening Saturday Night
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SF Succeeds in Battling Gentrification

Posted November 15, 2016 by

Contrary to popular belief, San Francisco is making real progress in preserving economic diversity and resisting gentrification.  New developments in the Mission, Tenderloin, and HOPE SF’s public housing rebuild are all part of this success. Overall, the combination of nonprofit
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