Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: News

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: Fall campaigns begin March 17

By Tim Redmond FEB. 25, 2014 – The campaigns for supervisor and state Assembly get real March 17, when the first seriously controversial housing bill of the year comes before...

Politics on Wednesday: Tony Kelly files, Ammiano fights for Healthy SF … and the rock band that makes (much)...

(So, I was up in Sacramento on the tenant bus yesterday. This week, the Politics on Tuesday Column is called Politics on Wednesday.) FEB. 19, 2014 -- It was no...

City Beat: On Michael Sam’s “lifestyle”

By Tim Redmond Most of everything written in the local press about Michael Sam has been supportive, wonderful, just what Bay Area media coverage of the person who could soon...

Fighting evictions – at all levels

By Tim Redmond Jeremy Mykaels is still in his home. And that's very good news. The longtime Castro resident who is living with AIDS – and has been fighting an Ellis...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the mayor agreed to make the...

City Beat: Has Feinstein found a loser of an issue?

By Tim Redmond Senator Dianne Feinstein, once the mayor of SF, has always been among the state's most popular politicians. She won her first Senate race easily, and has never...

SF lost 1,017 rent-controlled apartments in 2013

By Tim Redmond Despite the mayor's pledges on housing policy, 2013 was a terrible year for affordable housing in San Francisco, the city's own statistics show. The annual Controller's Report evaluating...

The attack on Soma: City wants to create a new downtown, wiping out culture and thousands of blue-collar jobs

By Zelda Bronstein (first of a series on South of Market development) Four years ago, Donny Beckwith lived and worked in San Francisco. He and his wife rented a one-bedroom apartment...

Politics on Tuesday: Can we take back City College?

By Tim Redmond Everybody knows that state officials have taken complete control of City College – and show no signs of returning the school to the elected Board of Trustees....