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To Boost Retail, Build Housing

Posted February 20, 2018 by

New Housing, Not Vacancy Tax, Will Fill Vacant Storefronts Last week’s announcement of Whole Foods opening in San Francisco’s Mid-Market shows again how new housing  boosts ground floor retail. It also highlights new housing’s vital role in providing the foot
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Who Really Runs San Francisco?

Posted February 6, 2018 by

It’s Not a Handful of Rich White Men In Matier & Ross’s  column  highlighting Mark Farrell’s financial connections to Ron Conway, Supervisor Hillary Ronen admitted to “hypocrisy” in backing Farrell but said the city needs someone   “independent — not only
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Will Backlash Return London Breed to Room 200?

Posted January 30, 2018 by

A Candidate for Change? After London Breed’s ouster as Acting Mayor, social and traditional media were busy creating a new narrative: namely, that voter backlash against Breed’s replacement by a “rich white man” could carry her to victory. But before
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SF’s Twisted Racial Politics

Posted January 25, 2018 by

The same rich white men that steered the policies that have created the mess we are in today are the same people who are firmly behind the candidacy of London Breed. —-Supervisor Hillary Ronen The Board of Supervisors has spoken:
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Christine Johnson Enters D6 Race

Posted January 23, 2018 by

Why She Can Win Christine Johnson, a former Planning Commissioner who was previously the San Francisco director for SPUR, has filed papers to run for D6 Supervisor. She faces Matt Haney and Sonya Trauss in a marquee local race for
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Posted January 23, 2018 by Ralph E. Stone

I am a former volunteer (18 years) at the Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC), which assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in obtaining restraining orders against their abusers.  CROC is located in the Women’s Building on 18th
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