To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted December 9, 2016 by

Subject: To Honor Oakland’s Fire Victims, Save Artist Housing I agree that Oakland could do more to preserve warehouses as live-work housing and/or performance space.  City inspectors from all over the Bay Area inspect buildings used by artists and often
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted December 9, 2016 by

Subject: 60 Minutes Slams ADA, Boosts Trump Agenda My husband and I, both disability advocates identifying as people with disabilities, were disgusted with the 60 minutes aired last Sunday. Amazing how some people without disabilities (and some with) clearly do
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted December 9, 2016 by

Subject: 60 Minutes Slams ADA, Boosts Trump Agenda 60 Minutes must have checked out the Richmond District blog Thomas Frankovich is the attorney behind a slew of ADA lawsuits in the city. One of Frankovich’s partners in these lawsuits is
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Top Recommended Books of 2016

Posted December 8, 2016 by

A lot of good books stay under the radar these days, as the New York Times and other key promoters review the same highly pushed works. So for those looking beyond the bestsellers for some good reads this holiday season,
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Matt Swindells’ “Mancunian Candidate”

Posted December 8, 2016 by

Matt Swindells, an extraordinarily gifted drummer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and Manchester ex-patriate who makes his home in San Francisco these days, provides the rhythmic pulse for some of the Bay area’s finest jazz musicians. Swindells has also lent his talents as
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Peskin Protects SRO’s as Planning Commission Rejects Conversions

Posted December 8, 2016 by Randy Shaw and Rio Scharf

SRO Tenants Celebrate, Mobilize Six SRO’s withdrew their conversion application in the wake of strong opposition by the San Francisco Planning Commission.  This represents a major victory for SRO tenants and their allies,  sending a powerful message of Planning Commission
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