Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: Mission Street

Public funding transforms D11 race

The District 11 fundraising records show how public financing is changing the nature of local political campaigns. Former Sup. John Avalos is challenging the incumbent, Sup. Ahsha Safai. It’s always...

A city line of credit to help small businesses

Almost everything at City Hall is closed, cancelled, shut down right now. That’s obviously the right thing to do. Although I must admit, it’s a bit infuriating that housing developers,...

Last-minute campaign intelligence — and Election Night Parties

I haven’t seen a campaign mailer from Rep. Nancy Pelosi in at least 20 years. She doesn’t make a habit of coming back to town before elections, either; she’s...

Hiking the Crosstown Trail: a photo-essay, part one

Read part 2 of Lucas' photo-essay here.  A wind-swept bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A grotto of impossibly luxe mansions. An overgrown canyon carved by a modest creek, adjoining a...

Scenes from the DĂ­a de los Muertos #CloseTheCamps procession

Día de los Muertos is a simultaneously a solemn and lively occasion—and a Saturday protest against Trump's border policy embodied both. At 10am on Saturday morning at Dolores Park, dozens...

Excelsior residents oppose new luxury housing project

On Sunday afternoon, Excelsior residents and community-based organizations gathered to march, drum, chant, perform, and express their collective anger and distress over the rise of luxury development that has...

Planners hear how Nancy Skinner’s housing bill would hurt SF communities

Several members of the Planning Commission expressed concern this week about SB 330, a bill by Sen. Nancy Skinner that is supposed to speed up housing development– and one...

The Democrats come to town: Convention preview

For weekend convention coverage, follow 48 Hills on Twitter: www.twitter.com/48hills and Facebook: www.facebook.com/48hills The California Democratic Party convention will take over Moscone Center this weekend – and along with speeches by candidates...

Review: Gas looms through the trees at Recombinant Festival

Wolfgang Voigt’s music as Gas is inexorably tied to the forest. The project was inspired by Voigt’s youthful acid trips in Germany’s Königsforst, and appropriately the sleeves for the...

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

More than 30,000 people marched for climate justice in San Francisco Saturday – and that was just the start of a series of events designed to coincide with Gov....