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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.

Tom’s Town: Housing, schools, tech … and puppies

By Tom Temprano There was a big vote on affordable housing this week at a rather unlikely spot: The SF Board of Education. A kerfuffle...

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue  BOOK & JOB GALLERY HOLIDAY MARKET Caffeinate, shop zines and local goods, and check those giftees off your list at this gallery’s...

Lee’s closest challenger in mayoral poll? Tom Ammiano

By Tim Redmond A new poll done by David Binder and Associates suggests that Mayor Ed Lee is popular, but not unbeatable – and the...

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12  “CHOICE” Pregnant USS Enterprise Spock babe renderings and all, this juried exhibit orchestrated by the Northern California Women’s Caucus of...

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 Redmond Michael 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...