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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Opinion: Airbnb must stop discriminating against disabled people

  While Airbnb’s racial discrimination problems have received widespread public attention, the company’s unwillingness to follow the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide disabled travelers the opportunity to “live like...

SF ‘resolves’ homeless camps — but where do the people go?

After months of undertaking, all of the encampments in San Francisco’s Mission District have been “resolved” — in other words, moved off the sidewalks. Or at least that’s what...

Assault on local control equals deregulation of housing

"Democrats have a comprehensive agenda to invest in America's cities, grounded on the premise that local leaders are best equipped to create a better future for their residents..."  Democratic Party...

Wall prevail

With her organization's 40th anniversary gala a few days away, Precita Eyes Muralists founder Susan Cervantes has little time to talk. Still, caught at the organization's 24th Street storefront...

Party Radar: Let’s toast fall

PARTY RADAR OK so we survived Folsom Street Fair -- barely. But it occurred to me in a rare and brief moment of clarity, that Folsom is, in our fabulously perverse way, our...

All the world’s a party

If there's just one thing that distinguishes the As You Like It party crew, celebrating its seventh anniversary Fri/29 at the Midway (9pm-4am, $25), it's that it takes things...

Why Wiener’s housing bill undermines good policy outcomes

The One Oak project and another controversial development in the Mission both moved forward this week after the district supervisors worked with the developers and the appellants to cut...

Police reform hearing is all about Tasers

A hearing on police reform that was supposed to focus on the 272 recommendations the Department of Justice has given the city today wound up focusing to a great...

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

With great fanfare PBS is airing a 10-part series about the Vietnam War. Critics charge that under the guise of being even handed, series producers Ken Burns and Lynn...

Judge in Zarate case sides with prosecution on two key motions

Judge Samuel Feng denied two key motions by lawyers for accused shooter Jose Ines Garcia Zarate today, ruling without further comment that Zarate’s rambling statement to the cops can...