Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: sfo

In Hong Kong, protests and precautions at Chinese New Year

My wife (she prefers that label) and I travel to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region each year to visit her relatives, in particular, her aging mother. This year,...

Look! Up in the sky! It’s public art—with Premiere Jr.

I finally made it to Salesforce Park, a perfectly pleasant, perfectly sterile civic project atop the new Transbay Terminal. The downtown public space is billed as a "living roof"—the...

Mohammed Nuru’s worst offense

A $2,070 bottle of wine from a Chinese billionaire, a $5,000 bribe to an SFO airport commissioner, and a John Deer tractor for his vacation home in Colusa County. These...

OPINION: Is SF General Hospital ready for a disaster? I fear not.

As a trauma nurse at San Francisco General Hospital, I fear that in the inevitable case of disaster San Francisco wouldn’t be able to serve everyone. Taken directly from San...

Fewer calls on city to ‘blow up’ taxi permit system

Sup. Sandra Lee Fewer yesterday called for the city to “blow up” its current taxi permit system, find a way to pay back drivers who spent up to $250,000...

Celebrate 40 years of rent control — and support the Tenants Union

If you live in San Francisco, and you pay rent, you can thank the Tenants Union for the fact that you are still here. The Tenants Union was the driving...

SF pays $58,000 for Uber and Lyft rides

San Francisco spent almost $58,000 in the past year reimbursing city employees for rides on Uber and Lyft, public records show. Records obtained from the Controller’s Office and the Mayor’s...

Puff: Traveling with your stash

PUFF As the year end holidays approach, many make plans to see those near and dear to our hearts all across this fair land. Of course, not all places...

Climate-change denial, right here in California

 “In California, facts and science still matter,” said Gov. Jerry Brown in a prepared statement. “These findings are profoundly serious and will continue to guide us as we confront...

Supes unanimously rename SFO terminal for Harvey Milk

While a lot of the attention and time was on SB 827, the Board of Supes took an historic vote today to rename the Terminal One at San Francisco...