Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: Jobs

Breed won’t promise to spend real-estate tax money on rent relief

The voters approved Prop. I last fall to support tenants and affordable housing, but the mayor says she will use the money for her own priorities.

There’s a lot more to the GG Park debate than cars v. bikes

This is part of a huge discussion the city needs to have about transportation -- and equity -- in a post-COVID world.

A call for the state to revoke PG&E’s license to sell power

In the wake of more criminal charges, some say the PUC should end the private utility's role as the main energy provider in Northern California (paving the way for public power).

SF has a new tech plan — but it ignores the need for public broadband

Plus: Confronting attacks on Asian seniors and a modest, but important, police reform ... That's The Agenda for April 4-11

A ‘double celebration:’ Unionization moves forward at two local companies

Dandelion Chocolate workers hope to join Tartine Bakery workers, who just won a contested election for union representation.

Community leaders line up to oppose attacks on DA Chesa Boudin

Records show the recall effort is backed by Big Tech, Finance, and Real-Estate (and someone who says 'VC Lives Matter.')

Charging people with misdemeanors causes more crime, not less

Groundbreaking study shows that dropping the charges in many cases leads to lower crime rates overall.

A huge step to ending the crime of cash bail

State Supreme Court rules that poor people can't be kept behind bars just because they don't have the money to get out.

State data shows COVID spread alarmingly at workplaces

The virus appears to have been infecting people at their jobs, not just at family parties and social events.

Examined Life: Are you ready to open up?

We’ve been waiting for this, but it might feel different than we expect.