San Francisco’s budget process was very unfair this year. So says the fable of the little red hen.
The little red hen finds a grain of wheat and asks her fellow farm animals– a pig, cat, rat, duck, goose, dog, Read More »
Supes Must Pass Tough OMI Restrictions
Since San Francisco’s housing crisis began in 1978, the city has never aggressively moved to both build housing and stop no-fault evictions.
But it can do so now.
The city’s biggest failure has Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court in Silverman v. United States, said, “A sane, decent, civilized society must provide some such oasis, some shelter from public scrutiny, some insulated enclosure, some enclave, some inviolate place which is a man’s castle.” According to Read More »
Last weekend’s Colossal Clusterfest in San Francisco’s Civic Center was a colossal success. Another Planet Entertainment took on the challenge of a three-day comedy extravaganza and struck comic gold.
So that led me to wonder: why can’t we turn the Read More »
The San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition (SFADC) is hosting tenant conventions across the city in a critical effort to galvanize and educate the city’s renters.
Neighborhood tenant conventions have proved an effective recruitment and mobilizing tool since 1992. A series of Read More »
Steve Kawa’s retirement announcement last week led many to repeat some misunderstandings about his role as chief of staff to San Francisco’s last three mayors. A “shadow mayor”? A “powerbroker”? An “enforcer”? Someone who “builds the power of moderate mayors”? Read More »
Now that San Francisco Supervisors have reached a deal on new inclusionary housing rules along with backing Katy Tang’s HOME SF proposal (details are still being worked out on the latter but the votes are there), who were the winners? Read More »
Growing complaints about open drug use in San Francisco has increased political support for safe injection sites. This leads to the issue of geographic equity I recently raised about Navigation Centers: will city neighborhoods accept their fair share of injection Read More »