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If SF is repaving 219 blocks, what about putting in public broadband?

Plus: Supes are ready to approve a deal on parklets, despite Breed's 'my way or the highway.'

SF has a new tech plan — but it ignores the need for public broadband

Plus: Confronting attacks on Asian seniors and a modest, but important, police reform ... That's The Agenda for April 4-11

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

It's not unusual for businesses to spend princely sums lobbying government to free them from regulations, which generally means consumer protections are reduced or...

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

They’re at it again.  After losing in their attempt to torpedo net neutrality protections in California, Assembly members are back with a new and better way...

Cops opposing reform come in big for Trauss, Johnson, and Ho

The San Francisco Police Officers Association, which most mainstream San Francisco elected officials are running away from as fast as they can, because of...

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The last couple of weeks have not been good ones for those who see communications as a social justice issue. The 2015 Open Internet Order,...

The Agenda, June 11-17: A chance to move beyond PG&E

No matter who wins the mayor’s race, there’s a lot of good news from the San Francisco election – and one of the sleeper...

Why we should all care about the FCC’s net neutrality vote

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to repeal net neutrality. This a huge deal -- everyone should be paying attention to...

The Agenda, July 24-30: Undemocratic voting, municipal broadband …

The bill that would limit citizen initiatives against development is now in the state Senate, and will be heard in committee in August. The...

Cell-phone companies try to ram through bill blocking local control of transmitters

The state Senate has a had a bumper-crop year for bills to help developers, landlords, and corporate interests – and to undermine the ability...