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Expand Water Access in SF Schools

Posted June 26, 2014 by Matt Haney and Supervisor Eric Mar

Remember those traditional white school water fountains, often a bit dirty or unappealing, and never dispensing quite enough cold water to fully quench your thirst? Well, in the majority of schools in San Francisco, those are still the norm. Ask
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Berkeley Raises Minimum Wage

Posted June 25, 2014 by Harry Brill

WE FINALLY WON! For the first time in Berkeley history, the vast majority of low wage workers, who are disproportionately women, racial and ethnic minorities, are now guaranteed a minimum wage.  Although this achievement was an uphill struggle — the
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 25, 2014 by

Concerning your june 23 article on Housing. One factor I never hear discussed is the projected increase in bay area population across the next 2 decades. With an estimated 1.5 million more people in the bay area only the wealthiest
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How the US Government Helps McDonald’s Sell Junk Food

Posted June 24, 2014 by Kiera Butler

The feds also helped bring you the Taco Bell Cantina Double Steak Quesadilla and several other fast-food gems (Via Mother Jones)   The USDA’s MyPlate program recommends going easy on fast food: “People who eat out more often, particularly at
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