Posts Tagged: SF

Is LA More Pro-Homeless Than SF?

Is LA More Pro-Homeless Than SF?

Posted March 9, 2017 by

On March 7, Los Angeles voters approved Prop H, a quarter cent sales tax increase that will raise $355 million a year for ten years for homeless services. A 2/3 vote was needed, and voters came through. That’s $3.55 billion
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SF’s Housing Showdown

SF’s Housing Showdown

Posted July 30, 2015 by

After all the rallies, signature gathering and last minute deals, San Francisco’s approach to its housing crisis heads for a fall showdown. And while many activists are drawn to issues in conflict—-e.g. initiatives regulating short-term rentals and imposing a Mission
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SF Teachers’ Union Elects New Leadership

SF Teachers’ Union Elects New Leadership

Posted May 28, 2015 by Tom Edminster

On Tuesday, May 19, members of United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) — the 6,000-member union representing San Francisco public-school teachers, teachers’ aides, librarians, social workers, and nurses — elected Lita Blanc as their new president. This was an upset
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SF Tells Realtors: City is Not For Sale

SF Tells Realtors: City is Not For Sale

Posted October 6, 2014 by Elizabeth Beresford

Community members, elected officials and evicted San Francisco tenants will rally outside San Francisco’s City Hall today to support Proposition G, a measure that would stop unfair evictions by taxing real estate speculators who buy and flip buildings, displacing residents
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SF’s Transit Set-Aside is Flawed, Divisive

SF’s Transit Set-Aside is Flawed, Divisive

Posted July 31, 2014 by

Only a week after stiffing nonprofit workers on raises, Supervisors Scott Wiener and David Chiu are at it again. Now the two are driving a transit set-aside ballot measure for November that will almost certainly deny nonprofits any increases next
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