Letters to the Editor

To the Editor…

Posted August 22, 2016

Subject: California’s $15 Minimum Wage Earthquake! On April 4th, Governor Brown signed what has been touted as “historic” legislation to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.  After examining the legislation, I find the excitement surrounding the legislation to
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To the Editor…

Posted August 16, 2016

Subject: Will $400 Million in Housing Funds Disappear? Thank you again for a comprehensive analysis of the $400 million housing fund issue. No one is really focused on the end game which is more affordable housing NOW.   So the environmentalists,
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To the Editor…

Posted August 12, 2016

Subject: Portland – Whitest American City I guess it’s really true, there are only lies and statistics. I always kind of consider Portland a fairly progressive city.  So, I looked up some demographic stats.  Asian population of Portland is about
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To the Editor…

Posted August 12, 2016

Subject: Who should lead SFUSD’s school meal program? Wow!  It is so great to learn what can be done with the right person and team in a school district that has a similar size and Free and Reduced Meal participation
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To the Editor…

Posted July 27, 2016

Subject: Media Exaggerates Democratic Disunity I will still vote for Hillary Clinton no matter what happens the rest of the convention or after.  I figure a vote for a third-party candidate or not voting at all is really a vote
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To the Editor…

Posted July 27, 2016

Subject: Celebrate Compton’s 50th with Tenderloin Queer History Walking Tour When I first came to S.F. in the early 1960s at the tail end of the beat era, I found several gay bars in the Tenderloin like the Hide-a-way, Top
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To the Editor…

Posted July 27, 2016

Subject: Is there a secret to getting kids to eat veggies? Very interesting and thorough article.  I like the idea of “take” vs. “eat” because it gives the child more control over their food intake.  Even if there is more
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To the Editor…

Posted July 14, 2016

Subject: Please distinguish between referendums and initiatives Good article. Citizen ballot initiatives are initiated by the people. Referendums are referred to the people by legislatures. One reason this isn’t just academic is that ALEC and others around the country are
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