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What’s Behind SF Housing Fight?

Posted April 27, 2017 by

Today’s Planning Commission hearing on San Francisco’s new inclusionary housing rules starts weeks of battling over rival proposals. The real test comes at the May 8 Board of Supervisor’ Land Use hearing and the subsequent vote at the full Board.
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Local 2 on Stage at Tenderloin Museum

Posted April 27, 2017 by Katie Conry

Tonight at the Tenderloin Museum, come hear hotel workers tell their stories. The rich history of organized labor in the Tenderloin includes that of today’s largest San Francisco private sector union. UNITE HERE Local 2 represents approximately 12,000 hotel and
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New SRO Law’s Surprising Success

Posted April 25, 2017 by

It’s been over a month since San Francisco strengthened its law protecting SRO housing, and it’s already working. Introduced by Supervisor Aaron Peskin last December and later co-sponsored by Supervisors Cohen, Kim, Safai, and Sheehy, the new law was designed
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Even SF Chronicle Writers Get Evicted

Posted April 25, 2017 by

Paul Madonna is the author of the long running San Francisco Chronicle series, All Over Coffee. His new book, On to the Next Dream, offers an absurdist take on his eviction from his Mission District home of ten years. Absurdist,
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To the Editor…

Posted April 24, 2017 by

Subject: Comment on Earth Day Demonstrations On Earth Day, crowds gathered in the U.S. capital and around the world on Saturday to support science and evidence-based research — a protest partly fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump’s threats of
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Wiener Slams Housing Opponents

Posted April 20, 2017 by

State Senator Scott Wiener has written a powerful letter accusing nonprofit housing leaders of providing “significant misinformation” about Wiener’s SB 35, which seeks to expedite housing development in California. Wiener’s April 15 letter directed to Peter Cohen and Fernando Marti
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