Posts Tagged: Tenderloin

SF’s 2017 Political Outlook

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SF’s 2017 Political Outlook

Posted January 3, 2017 by

A new year has just begun and many cannot wait for it—and the next three years—to end.  San Franciscans are ready to protect the city against Trump policies and we’ll soon know what that entails. Meanwhile, cities can still act
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5 Years After Twitter, Mid-Market Begins to Blossom

Uncovering California Labor

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Uncovering California Labor

Posted September 1, 2016 by

American labor unions are often associated with New York City garment workers or West Virginia coal miners, but California has a rich labor history. Fred Glass’ brilliant new book, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement,
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Legacy Businesses Need Legacy Neighborhoods

SF's Roxie Theater is among first group of approved Legacy Businesses

Legacy Businesses Need Legacy Neighborhoods

Posted August 29, 2016 by

In their August 27 NY Times Op-Art, “New York’s Disappearing Storefronts,” Jayne Merkel and Julia Wertz describe how rising rents have hurt “the city’s street level fabric.” Sound familiar?  The authors are apparently unaware of San Francisco Supervisor David Campos’
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The Tenderloin Museum Celebrates Anniversary

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The Tenderloin Museum Celebrates Anniversary

Posted July 14, 2016 by

On July 16th, the Tenderloin Museum celebrates its one year anniversary with a free event with arts, music and cultural programming from 1pm-8pm. It’s been quite a year. Last December the UK-based Guardian honored the Tenderloin Museum as one of
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Activists Blur the Tenderloin with the Mission

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Activists Blur the Tenderloin with the Mission

Posted March 24, 2016 by

Activists Mistakenly View Tenderloin Projects Through a Mission Lens At the March 17 SF Planning Commission hearing on the Shorenstein Company’s 304-unit rental project in the Tenderloin (it passed 5-2), opponents argued it would cause displacement and gentrification.  Speakers saw
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Jane Kim Talks Tenderloin

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Jane Kim Talks Tenderloin

Posted March 22, 2016 by

On April 4 at noon, District Six Supervisor Jane Kim will discuss her nearly six years representing the Tenderloin in a noontime benefit for the Tenderloin Museum. This is a great opportunity to hear Kim’s insights on the Tenderloin, on
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SF’s Homeless “Emergency”

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SF’s Homeless “Emergency”

Posted March 21, 2016 by

The San Francisco Chronicle ran a revealing story last week exposing San Francisco supervisors who want the mayor to declare a homeless “emergency” but then don’t want any new Navigation Centers in their own neighborhoods. Supervisor David Campos, who recently
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