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City Beat: City College, the Ellis Act – and the real state budget battle

By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2014 -- A bill by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano that would curtail the ability of state officials to suspend indefinitely an...

City Beat: Dissecting the mayor’s interview on KQED. Plus: Ammiano Clean Energy bill moves forward — and why does...

By Tim Redmond APRIL 21, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee didn't really say anything new on KQED's Forum this morning, but he gave a few...

Tom’s Town: Support for sex workers and ending the War on Drugs

By Tom Temprano This week SF Weekly ran a cover story on now defunct sex-worker serving organization Solace SF. The gist of the story is...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk endorsements and LGBT political legacy

By Tom Temprano Although I spent last year as the president of the Harvey Milk Club, I was unprepared for the pretty-girl-at-the-prom attention that our...

San Francisco or bust: Class war and why we need to stand and fight to save our city

(Editors Note: This is a speech delivered to a business conference on the “Mid-Market Transformation,” March 12, 2014) By David Talbot I want to talk about...

The attack on SoMa, part two: Why is this happening, anyway?

By Zelda Bronstein In a story that’s become somewhat legendary of late, David Talbot, founder of Salon.com, asked whether San Francisco could survive the tech...

Statewide tenant movement comes alive in Sacramento. Where was Leland?

Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (center) addresses the tenant rally, with State Sen. Mark Leno (left) and Supervisors David Campos and John Avalos (behind Ammiano) looking...

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted,...

Sacramento control: How the state could keep City College under its thumb for years to come

By Ann Clark On January 4, 2014, the news media in San Francisco reported the threat of closing City College of San Francisco is temporarily...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Jerry Brown’s presidential campaign and the politics of a serious local Ellis Act limit

  By Tim Redmond Willie Brown says he broke the story that Our Governor is thinking about running for president. (Yes, of the United States.) Mark...