Letters to the Editor

To the Editor…

Posted December 9, 2016

Subject: To Honor Oakland’s Fire Victims, Save Artist Housing I agree that Oakland could do more to preserve warehouses as live-work housing and/or performance space.  City inspectors from all over the Bay Area inspect buildings used by artists and often
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To the Editor…

Posted December 9, 2016

Subject: 60 Minutes Slams ADA, Boosts Trump Agenda My husband and I, both disability advocates identifying as people with disabilities, were disgusted with the 60 minutes aired last Sunday. Amazing how some people without disabilities (and some with) clearly do
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To the Editor…

Posted December 9, 2016

Subject: 60 Minutes Slams ADA, Boosts Trump Agenda 60 Minutes must have checked out the Richmond District blog Thomas Frankovich is the attorney behind a slew of ADA lawsuits in the city. One of Frankovich’s partners in these lawsuits is
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To the Editor…

Posted December 7, 2016

Subject: 60 minutes hitjob Did you really think that CBS would air anything critical on the Trumpster’s anti-ADA position?  Frankly, Scott Pelley and Major Garrett are, in my eyes, FOC Trojan horses – their pro-Trump reporting and lack of journalistic
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To the Editor…

Posted November 24, 2016

Actually it was the curse of Ross Mirkarimi that ultimately sunk Jane Kim. Some voters have long memories.  She along with John Avalos, David Campos, and Christina Olague voted to let Mirkarimi keep his job as sheriff.  Mirkarimi lost his
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To the Editor…

Posted November 21, 2016

Subject: Gentrification   I appreciate your concern about gentrification . I personally am more concerned about the survival of small business in the TL. I watched someone open up a coffee shop on Golden Gate George and Lennie They filled
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To the Editor…

Posted November 15, 2016

Subject: Roger Ailes Creates the Perfect Storm Excellent analysis. I am reading the Unwinding by George Packer, writer for the New Yorker. It’s eye-opening. We live in our own world out west. I also found Dave Chappelle’s opening Saturday Night
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To the Editor…

Posted November 8, 2016

Editor, RE “SF Election Predictions” by Randy Shaw (BeyondChron, November 7, 2016): I support Jane Kim’s progressive views and her leadership on many issues. However, I am disappointed in her position in opposing the “Soda Tax,” Proposition V. Kim calls
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