Bay Area / California

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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City-Funded SLUG Program Worsens Problems of Poor

Posted May 13, 2004 by Colin Bosio-Cady

I recently worked with a client who had fallen behind on rent and became involved in a situation that encompassed many of the frustrations and social barriers that many low-income people face regularly. The story here is that the source
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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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Who Does the City’s Lobbyist Really Represent?

Who Does the City’s Lobbyist Really Represent?

Posted May 10, 2004 by Lorraine Sanders

San Francisco’s lobbyist in Sacramento is supposed to represent the interests of the city and county’s residents at the state level, but conflicts of interest may be gumming up the works. What may be in the best interest of city
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