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Marke B.

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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

Supes hear how nasty and awful soda is

           My son had a class in high school today about alcohol, something we never had when I was growing up. Back then, you learned...

        A little reality about the housing market in SF

              By Tim RedmondMichael Yarne, a developer, former mayoral advisor and advocate for increased housing construction in San Francisco, has a metaphor for what economists...

              City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

                     I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require...

                    A battle over mayoral power?

                          A new reform effort aimed at limiting outside employment by SF supervisors made the front page of the Chron Dec. 9, but a much-more-significant...

                          City Beat: Media jamming on the Google bus and parking meters in the neighborhoods

                                The World as We Know It in San Francisco was buzzing all day over the protestors who blocked a Google bus – and the...

                                The developers’ dilemma

                                      Developers are meeting in San Francisco to talk about how to fix the housing crisis, and one source told me this was all about...

                                      NEWS: A rape victim — and a victim of an unjust system

                                            CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had the wrong age for the suspect in this case. The correction is included below.By Tim RedmondThe...

                                            City Beat: Lobbyists here and there, saving Modern Times and the Church sex scandal

                                                  By Tim RedmondDespite all the silly fuss over the modest pay raise for state Legislators, the public’s opinion of the Democrat-dominated Assembly and Senate...

                                                  Catholic Church official faces sexual harassment charges

                                                        By Tim RedmondThe Church of St. Francis in North Beach is a San Francisco landmark. To some Catholics, followers of the humble and gentle...

                                                        Welcome to 48hills.org!

                                                              Bernal. Potrero. San Miguel. Telegraph. There are 47 named hills in San Francisco – and as those of us who have spent their lives...