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The strangest BART Board race ever

  By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – The Bay Area Rapid Transit District Board of Directors is not one of the more distinguished public agencies...

ACCJC prez admits City College got unfair treatment

  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 28, 2014 -- In what could be a decisive moment in the City College trial, the head of the ACCJC admitted...

Tom’s Town: Crazy campaign mailers and endorsement

By Tom Temprano It seems as if entire forests worth of trees have sacrificed their lives to create all of the campaign literature that has...

Is the tech-mogul attack on Campos backfiring?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 21, 2014 -- I always suspected that the independent expenditure attack on David Campos would start to backfire. For one thing,...

The (next) crisis for City College — the November election

By Tim Redmond Now that the lawsuit against the City College accreditors is moving forward, and the college is entering a new accreditation process, and...

The mayor’s looming budget problem

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee has a serious budget problem. And it could become a serious political problem. See, the city is flush with a...

Tom’s Town: Google Buses and High-School bullies

By Tom Temprano This Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting had to be the most cramped and uncomfortable place I’ve been in stuck for five hours...

Despite ‘Twitter’ tax breaks, tech firms do little for senior neighbors

  Zendesk launched Link-SF, a database of resouces for homeless and low-income residents accessible from mobile devices, at a press event last week. Featured from...

The Cove of Weepers: Why San Francisco has often had good reason to be nervous about new arrivals

  By Rebecca Solnit “In the past, it was racists and homophobes who attacked newcomers to San Francisco. Today, anti-tech activists are promoting a new nativism,...

Tom’s Town: A visit to River City (and what’s up with the David Chiu landlord-lawyer fundraiser?)

By Tom Temprano My last visit to Sacramento happened when I was ten years old on a road trip to Gold Country with my dad....