“The Pacifica Recycled Water Project replaces freshwater from Hetch Hetchy with recycled water to irrigate the Sharp Park Golf Course, the biggest customer in the project. This project is expected to deliver up to 80,000 gallons of recycled water daily to irrigate the golf course, saving over 29 million gallons of drinking water annually!”
By John Farrell
“…voters in November 2012 authorized the Mayor’s new Housing Trust Fund to receive just $36.8 million in diverted-from-the-General-Fund appropriations during the same six-year period. How do you divide $36.8 million in fish and loaves, and come up with $500 million?”
By Patrick Monette-Shaw
“Within minutes the taxi will be close and call back to have the rider come to the curb with the four digit code that will open the taxi door. This system will be safer than the current taxi system because they will know everything about you including the credit card that you want to use, just like Amazon.”
By Howard Strassner
April 17th, 2014
“This is only part of the contract — the rest of the contract is being let by City Fields Foundation, and the public has NO way to impact that. This is one of the many problems of public-private partnerships.
The April 17th hearing is an opportunity to object once again to this project and to get the Commission to listen to reason... ”
By Kathy Howard Read More…
“Supervisor David Chiu's upcoming legislation on legalizing secondary housing units was the hottest topic at the West of Twin Peaks Central Council meeting on March 24, with lots of discussion and a call to action.”
By Mitch Bull More...
“the south Mission neighborhood anchored by 24th street, el Corazón de la Missión, is the latest neighborhood under relentless attack. In solidarity, let’s take a look at the some of the traditional iconic eateries serving some of the best food in the Mission”
By Alixx Ottiz More...
“You need a scorecard… storefronts continue to evolve on West Portal Ave. After a long time, Squat and Gobble has reopened following the devastating fire at 1 West Portal Avenue. Work is continuing on the other portions of the building that were affected, but it’s a step in the right direction. Across the way, Le Boulange at West Portal is continuing the finishing touches of construction and should be open within a few weeks.”
“Tips sent to the Whistleblower Program have fallen from 465 to 291 in the past 5 years. WBP Manager Steve Flaherty ... was "unable to determine any causality…" Perhaps the Program should look within, at how it treats whistleblowers.”
By Dr. Maria Rivero & Dr. Derek Kerr
“Faith community nurses are not expected to provide patient care in the church or at a patient's home but rather to be a source of referrals for services in the community. They coordinate existing services and supplement them with holistic dimension of health and caring.”
Anise J. Matteson
“Not only is identity theft a personal violation, it is a costly problem for law-abiding citizens. Even if your personal bank account hasn't been drained, you pay the price for identity theft every day in the form of higher-priced goods and services, inflated insurance premiums and higher taxes.”
By Brandon Miller and Joanne Jordan Read More…
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