Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: San Francisco

Facing the eviction threat: Tenants push back and slow Ellis evictions in 2014

 By Gen Fujioka Part one of a two-part series JANUARY 5, 2014 -- As San Francisco’s tenants and their progressive allies take stock and develop their agenda for this new year,...

Debunking the myth of the poor landlord

  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 30, 2014 – If you haven’t heard the one about the poor struggling landlord who has a millionaire tenant with a cheap rent-controlled apartment, then you’re...

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...

Flower Mart tenants seeking fair lease terms

  By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER 26, 2014 -- Ever since Kilroy Realty Corp. announced last July that it had bought out one of the two businesses that own the San Francisco...

Why not just send everyone a ballot?

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 22, 2014 – Supervisor David Campos has an idea that could revolutionize electoral politics in San Francisco – and it’s so simple that I’m amazed none...

Beyond the happy talk at Flower Mart press conference, big issues remain

By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- In the face of continuing opposition, Kilroy Realty Corporation has completed its takeover of the San Francisco Flower Mart. But the future of the...

Days in the life of a substitute teacher

By Martin Nicolaus DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- Substitute teachers, like plumbers and emergency room doctors, don’t see systems at their best.  Crap and blood everywhere is their normal. Worse, subs...

Tom’s Town: The 12 days of San Franciscmas

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- The holidays are here, and despite this feeling like a tough year for many of us on San Francisco’s left, I can’t help...

The elusive Barbara Beno: The story of the person who is behind the move to shut down City College

By Mary Strope, Michaela Payne and Arami Reyes DECEMBER 18, 2014 -- “No narrative would be complete without a worthy villain, and we have one here. Her name is Dr....

Kilroy exec named in Flower Mart ethics complaint

CORRECTION: An early version of this story incorrectly stated that the Flower Mart is in the Soma Redevelopment Area. UPDATE 2: The Ethics Commission has dismissed this complaint. By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER...