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  • Prop B Threatens Sunshine Laws

    “Who decides if an amendment of the Sunshine Ordinance is “not inconsistent” with its purpose? The City Attorney ... has dual loyalties, representing the public and City government. When the two clash, the City Attorney defends City officials.” By Dr. Derek Kerr Read More

  • A Death in the Twin Peaks Tunnel

    “...why does it continue to use this company to finish the project? Perhaps the SFMTA itself is complicit with abnormally tight project deadlines, low bids, and project oversight.”

    By George Wooding

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  • Quentin Kopp

    Following the Money Trail

    “The vaunted Transbay Transit Center, usable only by buses, constitutes essentially a real estate project for big names like Salesforce, with an underground "train box" that bled state taxpayers $400,000,000 from the 2008 High-Speed Rail Authority general obligation bond issue and will never be used.”

    Quentin Kopp
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  • City Employees Living in Each City District at Risk

    Slow-Moving, Stalled, Legislation

    “The phrase “justice delayed is justice denied” is a legal maxim, meaning that if legal redress is available for a party that has suffered some injury but isn’t forthcoming in a timely fashion, it’s effectively the same as having no redress at all. —That brings us to local legislation stalled at the Board of Supervisors...”

    By Patrick Monette-Shaw Read More

  • Is Our Water System Resilient?

    “So far as the records reveal, no estimation has been made for San Francisco. So when the big one strikes, if the water system supplies according to its targets, that could be wildly insufficient.”

    By Steve Lawrence

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  • My 2 ¢

    SWAMP THING

    “You almost can't blame his cronies. Once they ooze into the president's orbit and see everyone else making money hand over fist, they figure they'd better get while the getting's good. There's only so much ripe low-hanging fruit.”

    By Will Durst

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  • Grim Reality: Recycling Can't Fix This

    Saturday, September 15, 2018 Coastal Cleanup Day is the world's largest volunteer day to protect our environment. Golden Gate National Park organizes efforts in the SF Bay Area.”

    By Kathy Howard Read More…

  • Student Housing, Homeless, and Debt

    “...student housing costs around $1,800, often including 5-7 meals per week,1 as many as four students might sleep in a one room dormitory. Many of these students fear the cost of housing could increase by up to 34% in the next 4-5 years because of the lack of tenant controls”

    More... By Glenn Rogers

  • JULY 2018

    … it is 2018, not 1968, but we again have an occupant at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue who seems to be paranoid, and delusional about how the world works. Tariffs, where there is no need, opining about "fake news" and "alternative facts" and now his lawyer has stated that sometimes "truth is not truth." The truth is that we all should be indebted to the many journalists who report on what is happening here and around the world. ” Read More ...

  • Brandon Miller

    Think Your Financial Decisions Are Rational? Perhaps Not.

    “You probably think your financial decisions to save or spend, buy or sell are based on taking in all the information at hand and selecting the right option for you. Psychologists know better.”

    By Brandon Miller

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  • Meet With the Captain-Tuesday, September 18 | 6 pm –7 pm Taraval Station Community Room

    Taravel Police Reports

    “...Burglary and theft from vehicles are down, while we are on par, same as last month with robberies.  The majority of the robberies were business related, late night....” Read More ...

  • What It's Really About

    “Walking by sad, homeless people,

    barely looking at them

    as I passed them by.

    I wanted to be better than that

    so I decided on a simple outreach plan...”

    By Vivien Imperial

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    Senior Smarts

    Respect for the Aged

    “Respect for the Aged Day or Keirō-no-Hi, is a national public holiday in Japan. A day to honor and respect the country’s elderly citizens. It is held on the third Monday of September each year.”

    Read More…

  • Remember When?

    Sutro Car House & Sutro Bath Depot|August 10,1942

    Terminus of 2 Clement Line and Louis’ Restaurant near Sutro Bath House. The Sutro Car House was built in 1896 on California Street between 32nd Avenue and 33rd Avenue. This structure was originally built to store streetcars... More ...

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