Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: governor

Big Telecom giveaway bills head for state Assembly votes

Plus: Measure to limit CEQA appeals goes before supes and a rally to limit supportive housing rents. That's The Agenda for May 17-23

Not one dollar of state rent-relief money has arrived in SF

Hundreds of millions in federal funding is available -- but tenants aren't getting it.

State Legislature moving to give telecom companies immense power

Bills would block any local control over placement of cell towers and antennas -- and it's passing with almost no opposition.

The future of City College is on the line — and it’s going to be up to us

For now, local funding is the only way to prevent the devastation of one of SF's most important institutions.

Screen Grabs: Films for a fragile planet, from Puerto Rico to Mars

Livable Planet fest opens with excellent Landfall, more. Plus: 8 Billion Angels, Occupy the Farm, Gunda, Malni

Radical right group is trying to attack public-sector labor in SF

Anti-union mailers are going to workers home addresses -- but really, this group is looking pretty desperate.

Is art free speech under COVID? A local court case steams on

Ongoing San Francisco International Arts Festival lawsuit demands that arts reopen in parity with worship and dining.

SF has exploited, failed, and bankrupted its taxi drivers

Mayors Lee and Newsom sold pricey medallions to make money--then let Uber and Lyft make those investments worthless. The drivers deserve help.

Letter to the Editor: Weighing in on Garfield’s leftist cred

Garfield has been transformed into a icon of the left—but what's his creator doing with Mike Pence?

Up jumped the devil: Lil Nas X’s thrillingly queer ‘Montero’

Who knew some good ol' religious imagery subversion and conservative pearl-clutching was just what we needed?