Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Parks

Don’t be a Stanford asshole

David Talbot talks about different world visions for young educated workers from The Farm. JANUARY 26, 2015 -- Editor’s note: Early Sunday morning, I made my way down to the...

Politics on Tuesday: A victory for sunlight. Plus the politics of the new board committees

 Parks panel -- finally -- shuts down a project that violates Prop. K. Breed appointments reflect moderate trend on the board   By Tim Redmond JANUARY 20, 2014 – The victory by...

BART protests, $70,000, and free speech

Should a public agency force protesters to pay the costs of a demonstration?   By Tim Redmond JANUARY 14, 2015 – In September, 1981, thousands of antinuclear protesters showed up at the...

Housing — or “safe deposit boxes in the sky?”

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 29, 2014 – In the earlier days of San Francisco urban environmental movement, we talked about the “Manhattanization” of the city – the threat that highrise...

A veterans memorial built with blood money

By Amos Gregory DECEMBER 1, 2014 -- On Friday, Oct. 10, the San Francisco Veterans Memorial was officially dedicated in the heart of the Civic Center. The memorial is meant...

About that turf in Golden Gate Park ….

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – We could fight forever over the safety of the new fields they’re putting in at Golden Gate Park. I am not a scientist,...

Soccer, Airbnb, and the colonization of the Mission

By Erin McElroy OCTOBER 13 -- By now the video of the young white “Dropbox Dudes” kicking the youth of color out of the Mission Playground has traveled the world...

The Big Lie on the anti-speculation tax

By Tim Redmond The campaign against San Francisco’s anti-speculation tax is trying to replay the successful effort in Richmond to shoot down a soda tax. It’s not just misleading, it...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature on the Yosemite Grant Act...

On Michael Brown, Sketch Factor, and Finding a Safe Way Home

By Julia Carrie Wong There is a deep and disturbing dissonance between the Ferguson Police Department’s demands that protestors “Just go home,” and the reality of Black life in America. Ferguson...