San Francisco News

Voting Begins: Assessing SF Mayor’s Race

Posted May 3, 2018 by

Have Candidates Overcome Obstacles to Victory? Voting begins on May 5 in San Francisco’s June mayor’s race. Since  a majority of votes will likely be cast prior to the June 3 Election Day, candidates recognize that winning time is now.
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New Push for Housing on SF-Owned Land

Posted May 1, 2018 by

San Franciscans Complain About Housing Yet Oppose Solutions As San Francisco struggles to house homeless persons and build more housing, one solution remains less than fully tapped: constructing housing on SFMTA parking lots.  Over 120 housing advocates led by YIMBY
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Trump Shapes SF Mayor’s Race

Posted April 24, 2018 by

Voters Are Focused on Trump, National Issues Voting starts on May 5 in San Francisco’s mayoral election, but the excitement that normally accompanies such contests seems missing. The reason? San Franciscans, like most of the nation, are far more focused
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San Francisco Battles Over Workers’ Pay

Posted April 17, 2018 by

Labor Pushes Supervisors to Support Nonprofit Workers San Francisco prides itself on being a progressive city, but there is a major gap in this description when it comes to nonprofit workers paid by city contracts. This sphere has not seen
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SF’s Mayor’s Race Nears Homestretch

Posted April 3, 2018 by

Breed Wins Key Endorsements, Kim Stays Strong With absentee voting in the San Francisco’s mayor’s race beginning May 5, the three leading candidates are pursuing what they perceive as their surest path to victory. Securing firm voter support now is
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Leno’s Flawed Homeless Plan

Posted March 20, 2018 by

Promotes Unavailable SRO Vacancies Over Real Solutions Since I head an organization that contracts with the city to house homeless single adults, I planned to not critique the mayoral candidates’ homeless plans. But Mark Leno’s homeless plan promoted a false
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