Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Kids

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 elected local community college board...

Picking Cotton, Playing Pro Basketball, or Being the President of the United States. Hmmmm…..

By Eva Paterson This is personal. The Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors. I watched the beginning of the game along with most of the nation to see the aftermath of...

Ask the Bud Man: What’s the Future of Weed?

By Ngaio Bealum Dear Mr. Weedseer, what do you think about the future of cannabis in the next 325 years? Mr. Peabody Staring into my crystal bong, I see the future spread...

Big battle brewing over funding for children’s programs

  By Tim Redmond There’s a serious battle brewing over the re-authorization of the Children’s Fund and the city’s funding for public schools, possibly pitting the mayor and some of the...

The sugary drinks debate gets crazy

This Columbia School of Public Health chart show how super-super-sized sugary drinks have become. By Tim Redmond APRIL 16, 2014 -- We've all heard the news of how sugary drinks are...

City Beat: Immigration holds, evictions – and the loss of an entire city block in the Mission

Tom Ammiano, shown here at the David Campos for Assembly kickoff, has helped stave off thousands of deportations. By Tim Redmond APRIL 7, 2014 -- Guess what? The number of people...

The Leland Yee arrest – and fallout

    By Tim Redmond MARCH 26, 2014 -- The astonishing arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee on charges that include not just campaign-money corruption but conspiring to deal illegal weapons shakes...

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 a very taboo, a very...

Tom’s Town: There’s $4 toast in Texas, too

Greetings from the wide open ranges of Texas! That’s right, this week’s Tom’s Town comes to you from the halls of George Bush Intercontinental Airport in sunny Houston. As...

Politics on Tuesday: Yee cancels fundraiser at Ellis-eviction law office

By Tim Redmond MARCH 4, 2014 -- With little fanfare, State Sen. Leland Yee, who is running for Secretary of State, has apparently cancelled a fundraising event at the office...