Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: Open Space

The myth of the killer bees

  The media played it like a sci-fi horror movie: “Aggressive killer bees swarm Concord neighborhood” CBS warned. “How bee rampage terrorized neighborhood, killed two dogs,” the Chronicle screeched. It...

Airbnb suddenly drops $245,000 into local politics

Just days after Sups. David Campos and Aaron Peskin announced a measure to more tightly regulate short-term rentals, Airbnb, the biggest company in that business, dropped $245,000 into local...

Five myths about the homeless problem in San Francisco

There is so much misinformation about homeless people and the problem of homelessness in San Francisco that I almost don’t know where to start. But the news coverage of...

Crashing the Super Bowl party

The national news media got a look at San Francisco beyond the (boring) glitz of Super Bowl City and stage-managed press conferences tonight as some 500 protesters showed up...

Mayor’s housing plan: Developers get nice juicy benefit; city gets little or nothing

Affordable housing and tenant groups that are opposed to the mayor’s plans to upzone much of the city to allow more residential development will be out in force Thursday/28...

The Agenda, Jan. 18-24: Police violence …

The Police Commission hasn’t approved the use of Tasers for SF cops, but the issue is almost certainly going to come up Thursday/21 when the Supervisors Rules Committee holds...

The Agenda, Oct. 19-25: The city’s housing balance, an Uber crime report …

... a School Board member's role in a sleazy Ed Lee/Julie Christensen event, and why is SF still stuck with Comcast?  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 19, 2015 -- On KQED’s Forum...

A pricey palace, huge losses in risky investments, a busted bridge — and now the agency responsible wants more...

  OCTOBER 11, 2015 -- It now looks as if the open power struggle between the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will persist for at...

The Agenda, Sept. 21 – Sept 27: A big, odd, garbage battle at City Hall …

... Pits the Sierra Club and a giant landfill operator against our local  trash monopoly. Plus: An insane transportation fee goes to the supes, as does a chapter in...

Fifth and Mission adds affordable housing — but nowhere near enough

Let's take a look at the numbers -- which show that even 33 percent on a big commercial project doesn't mitigate the damage By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2015 – Now...