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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....

Tenants explain why Campos bill is needed

  By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos announced a bill today that would substantially increase relocation fees for tenants at a press event featuring three heart-rending...

The attack on Soma: City wants to create a new downtown, wiping out culture and thousands of blue-collar jobs

By Zelda Bronstein (first of a series on South of Market development) Four years ago, Donny Beckwith lived and worked in San Francisco. He and his...

How tech can be part of the solution

By Tim Redmond It’s getting to be a war zone out there, a class war zone – and if the mayor hasn’t noticed it, the...

End homelessness! There’s an app for that!

The new CEO of the company once run by Gregory Gopman – he of the now-famous homeless-hating rant – wants to solve the problems...