Saturday, March 6, 2021

Tag: Jerry Brown

It takes a city to open the schools

Testing, tracking, vaccines -- and Muni! -- have to be part of the plan, and neoliberal leadership isn't going to help.

Newsom budget hurts environmental justice programs

Shouldn't utilities -- not communities of color -- be paying for better fire prevention?

Growth machine wins big in Berkeley

Mayor who ran as a progressive sides with developer-friendly plan for Adeline Corridor.

A progressive wave in the East Bay

Victories over big money in Oakland, Richmond, Berkeley, and Antioch shows the power of community organizing.

The mystery of Newsom’s 3.5 million housing units shortage

The data shows that the figure the governor still uses to justify his policies is just wrong.

Big real estate escapes $360 million in annual SF taxes

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Owners of 55 local buildings (including Donald Trump) use Prop. 13 to save millions in taxes that could go to schools and city services.

City College board fires chancellor

The City College Board put Chancellor Mark Rocha on administrative leave today, the first step toward what will almost certainly be a full dismissal Thursday/26. According to the agenda released...

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Scott Shafer’s conversations with former Gov. Jerry Brown are running as a series on KQED, and the section on his work in Oakland, which aired Sunday afternoon, makes very...

Puff: Not so fast, Jelly Belly chairman

  PUFF Everyone loves jelly beans and Jelly Belly is one of the big names in the industry. There has been much excitement and sharing on social media that the chairman...

City College administration pushes dramatic cuts

City College administrators have made a few concessions but still plan dramatic cuts to the school, the faculty union president said at a rally Wednesday afternoon. “They’ve restored, apparently, the...