Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: Jerry Brown

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...

The inhumanity of homeless ‘sweeps’

  No matter how many times you “sweep” me,“arrest me,” or “study me, it doesn’t give me a home. In 1984, when I was 11 and me and my disabled mama...

A new crisis at City College

City College seems to perpetually be on the precipice of one disaster or another. San Francisco’s community college, cherished by many for its lifelong learning opportunities, is just emerging from...

PG&E is in bankruptcy court — and public power may be the only way out

It was, in a weird way, ironic to hear on NPR today that PG&E is one of the first companies that is directly impacted by climate change: The wildfires...

Mayor Breed’s brother should be released from prison

Jerry Brown is poised to leave office with 740 people on death row and 130,000 others in state prisons, 70 percent of them Black or Latino. More than 27,000...