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    “RH-1 zoning allows in-law units — also known as Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s) — to be built in RH-1 zoned areas, but not in RH-1(D) zoned areas. Wiener’s amendment attempted creating a hybrid RH-1(D) neighborhood that allowed ADU’s in Midtown Terrace, if the neighborhood were rezoned to RH-1(D)..”

    By George Wooding More...

  • Battling the Auto Break-In Crime Wave

    “Much has been made of the November 2014 State Prop 47 that reclassified “non-serious, non-violent” felonies … as misdemeanors. However, research shows that many States have lowered theft felonies to misdemeanors, and none saw an increase in theft crimes..”

    By Dr. Maria Rivero & Dr. Derek Kerr Read More

  • Jake Sigg

    Reversing Mt. Davidson's Long Decline

    Bottom line the November hearings are not the end of the process; they are the beginning of the next phase, implementation of the management plan, and the public will have ample opportunity to express its opinions."

    By Jake Sigg More...

  • New Problems With $310 Million Housing Bond

    Justice Denied: Housing Delays

    “MOHCD's housing construction delays involve justice denied. Just ask any San Franciscan forced out of The City due to the worst housing crisis in San Francisco's history.”

    By Patrick Monette-Shaw


  • Nightmare on West Portal

    “Let's end this nightmare and allow this neighborhood couple and their daughter to live the American Dream. Stop the political interference. Let this business continue to go through due process for its CUA. And let it be heard loud and clear that 'We support our local businesses!' .”

    By John Farrell More...

  • Speaking Freely

    What did he say?

    “…money has become the all-important motivating factor in a campaign as opposed to the use of logic, reason and the effect upon the common good presented in the issues to the voters.”

    By Tony Hall More...

  • They Play, We Pay

    “Cost has risen at far above the rate of inflation; the same is expected to continue for decades. During a recent period expenses were rising at about 10% per year. While San Francisco’s good times roll, fine. Trouble is no one foresaw the last two downturns.”

    By Steve Lawrence

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  • West of Twin Peaks Central Council

    “The "hot topic" at the October meeting of the West of Twin Peaks Central Council was the proposed 150 unit building to replace the church.”

    By Mitch Bull


  • Lou Barberini

    Do you have the firefighters' backs?

    “It's not just the gigantic $3 billion size of Joe's fellow public employees' assets, it's that each dollar invested represents coworkers' sacrifices and dreams of a better life for their family.”

    By Lou Barberini

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  • NOVEMBER 2016

    “Your Tax Dollars at work?...Last Month, Supervisors Jane Kim, Aaron Peskin and David Campos tried floating the trial balloon of having San Francisco annex the entire City of Brisbane because they do not agree with the proposed land use policies that Brisbane is exploring for the nearly 700 acre "Baylands" site. Maybe they should remain focused on fixing the problems in San Francisco.”

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  • Dickens Never Fails at Christmas

    “The annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair starts Nov 19 and continues for five consecutive weekends which includes the Friday after Thanksgiving; and then ends on Dec. 18. Tickets are now on sale. Visit the Dickens Christmas Fair web site for more details at: dickensfair.com.”

    By Jonathan Farrell

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  • Remember When?

    Irving Theater, December 10, 1942. Opened: June 10, 1926. First film: “Madam Behave!” starring Julian Eltinge (a famous drag queen) Location: Irving Street, on the north side between 14th and 15th Avenues. Sunset District. Closed: July 8, 1962. The Irving, with its stunning sign that lit up the Inner Sunset at night, was torn down in 1962. An apartment building now occupies the lot. (Info courtesy outsidelands.org) Published by permission of the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library


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