Bay Area / California

USA Hostels picks up another SRO

USA Hostels picks up another SRO

Posted May 19, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Last week, Beyond Chron reported that USA Hostels had purchased the Amsterdam Hotel at 749 Taylor Street. We have now confirmed that the company has leased the Glenwood Hotel at 717 Sutter. This is the second residential hotel taken over
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Anger at SF State over Schwarznegger Budget

Posted May 19, 2004 by Jessica Jones

“The California budget deficit of nearly 15 billion should not fall onto the backs of the State Universities, UC system, and community colleges,” argue members of the San Francisco State University’s Labors Militant. “While the budget cuts force Universities to
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Still Separate and UnEqual

Posted May 18, 2004 by tiny/PoorNewsNetwork/POOR Magazine

The People Fast for Equal Equity in Education“Arnold (Schwarzenegger) couldn’t take any time out of his busy schedule to meet with any of the students, elders or children, even though he already knew that we were coming many months ahead
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San Francisco at a Crossroads

Posted May 17, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Six months ago, the City’s political life was at a fever pitch. Two young candidates with competing visions for the future had galvanized voters, with both pledging to chart the city on a new course. Today, those heady days seem
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SLUG’s ‘Social Injustice’

SLUG’s ‘Social Injustice’

Posted May 17, 2004 by Nancy Brunn

(Ed note: This follows our similar story last week on the problems at the San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners, which gets city money for job training of welfare recipients)Burnell Hudson is a model tenant who is always willing to
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Landmark Fire Station on the Chopping Block

Landmark Fire Station on the Chopping Block

Posted May 17, 2004 by Dean Preston

Old Station 21 is the oldest firehouse in San Francisco. The building is designated a historic landmark. The Mayor’s Office recently targeted this building to be sold as surplus property. Led by Richard Kay, president of the Haight Divisadero Neighbors
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Hostels Get Hostile

Posted May 13, 2004 by Lorraine Sanders

According to confidential sources in the San Francisco hostel industry, a new hostel group has moved into the city and begun running its operation using business practices that create an unfair playing field for competitors. On Wednesday, the San Francisco
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