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Kopp’s Latest Bad Idea

Posted April 13, 2017 by

Ethics Commissioner and longtime anti-nonprofit zealot Quentin Kopp has a new scheme: he effectively wants to exclude nonprofit workers from city commissions. As reported by the SF Examiner’s Joe Fitz Rodriquez, Kopp plans to introduce legislation “to bar service on
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The Truth About Owner Move-In Evictions

Posted April 5, 2017 by

This Longtime Abuse Can Be Stopped Owner move-in evictions are making news again. A February report alleging a lack of city oversight and prosecution of those abusing this provision has led multiple supervisors to propose new legislation. Although the February
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La Cocina’s F&B: Voices From the Kitchen, April 7

Posted March 28, 2017 by Caleb Zigas

La Cocina’s F&B: Voices From the Kitchen is a storytelling event designed to share the less often heard voices from kitchens across the country while providing guests with a full sensory experience including food, drinks and real contemplation. This season’s
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SF’s Housing Program Fails Teachers and Students

Posted March 21, 2017 by

New Proposal Expands Benefits The United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) opposes changes proposed by Supervisors Safai, Breed and Tang to the city’s inclusionary housing law. According to its op-ed in the SF Chronicle, UESF believes the proposal “pits low-income
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Carmen Chu Joining SF Mayor’s Race?

Posted March 14, 2017 by

Chu Would Join Leno, Chiu, Farrell and Possibly Breed In the nearly two months since I offered early thoughts on San Francisco’s 2019 mayor’s race, at least one major new candidate seems likely to run: Carmen Chu. Chu is a
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SFMTA Pulls Plans for Protected Bike Lanes on Upper Market

Posted March 14, 2017 by Brian Wiedenmeier

After receiving over 300 letters of support, District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy recently publicly stated his support for two blocks of protected bike lanes on Market Street between Octavia and Duboce. Instead of following Sup. Sheehy’s lead, however, the San
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