Posts Tagged: Tenderloin

SF’s Budget Battle

SF’s Budget Battle

Posted June 19, 2018 by

Will San Francisco Pass a Progressive Budget? Now that the mayoral election is over, San Francisco returns to what normally dominates city politics in June/July: the budget battle. And after an election season where candidates fought for the “progressive” mantle,
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What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

London Breed

What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

Posted June 12, 2018 by

New Mayor Faces Short Timetable For Results London Breed has stretched her lead to 1601 votes with 17090 left to count, including provisionals.  Assuming Breed wins San Francisco’s 2018 mayor’s race, what is Mayor Breed likely to do? Here’s my
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Sports Gambling in the Tenderloin?

Sports Gambling in the Tenderloin?

Posted May 15, 2018 by

Gambling Long Boosted the Tenderloin and Mid-Market: Could It Return? Unfortunately, the Supreme Court’s May 14 ruling legalizing sports gambling in the United States came 63 years late for San Francisco’s Tenderloin.As I detail in my book, The Tenderloin: Sex,
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Tenderloin Leaders Urge City Funding for Municipal Marketplace

Amidst Problems, Cafes, Apartments are Rising in SF’s Mid-Market/Civic Center

Tenderloin Times Exposes San Francisco

Tenderloin Times Exposes San Francisco

Posted March 22, 2018 by

Special Exhibit at Tenderloin Museum Ends Soon If you believe San Francisco has radically changed in the past 35 years, visit the Tenderloin Museum by March 30 (Now extended to April 15!) to see how some of the city’s key
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Can Suzy Loftus Unseat DA Gascon?

Can Suzy Loftus Unseat DA Gascon?

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Former San Francisco Police Commission President Suzy Loftus announced plans last week to challenge District Attorney George Gascon in the November 2019 election. Here’s why I think Loftus has an excellent chance to win. Gascon Is Vulnerable George Gascon has
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Is the Tenderloin “Slowly Gentrifying”?

Is the Tenderloin “Slowly Gentrifying”?

Posted March 6, 2018 by

In her otherwise solid story on a San Francisco start-up attracting working people to live in SROs, New York Times reporter Nellie Bowles stated that the Tenderloin is “slowly gentrifying.” Curiously, she made that statement while interviewing someone on a
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