Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Marke B.

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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. 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 about drinking in a bar,...

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 call The Market: It is,...

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 not just an Environmental Impact...

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 change in board rules is...

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 fake Google employee who said...

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 “making sure there’s never another...

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 Redmond The rapist answered an ad in...

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

By Tim Redmond Despite all the silly fuss over the modest pay raise for state Legislators, the public’s opinion of the Democrat-dominated Assembly and Senate is higher than it’s been...

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 fighting for social and economic...