Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Tech Industry

Rival GoFundMe launched to counter anti-homeless Embarcadero group’s

After a contentious meeting earlier this month about a homeless navigation center coming to the Embarcadero, a group of residents from the wealthy area launched a GoFundMe campaign, aiming...

How the Twitter tax break continues to damage San Francisco …

The long-term impact of the Twitter tax break was never going to be the money that came in or was lost by the city because of lower payroll taxes....

The inhumanity of homeless ‘sweeps’

  No matter how many times you “sweep” me,“arrest me,” or “study me, it doesn’t give me a home. In 1984, when I was 11 and me and my disabled mama...

Central Soma: The fix is in at City Planning

Mayor London Breed has now signed the legislation approved by the Board of Supervisors approving the Central Soma Plan that will spearhead the “Gig Economy” transformation of “San Francisco...

The Agenda, Election Day edition

The biggest election day of a lot of our lives is Tuesday/6, and I know that sounds overly dramatic, but I think it’s true. The country is falling apart. Trump’s...

For tech pioneer, preserving SF’s classic vinyl culture is a ‘Family Affair’

What would possess one of the designers of the iPhone, a celebrated tech pioneer, to launch an art gallery in Lower Haight, focused on mostly local funk, hip-hop, and...

A chance at civic leadership, stalemated

  Upon her election as the "moderate" candidate in a very close race against two "progressive" competitors this June, Mayor Breed told San Francisco: "I’m going to do everything I can...

6,000 more office workers with no housing, the failure of planning in the Eastern Neighborhoods …

Mayor London Breed is pushing legislation that would amend the city’s historic office-space limitation law to allow an additional 1.5 million square feet of space – enough to house...

Boycott Lyft, Protest Twitter

Lyft's decision to contribute $100,000 to fight Proposition C, San Francisco's urgent measure to help the homeless, is morally reprehensible -- and must now hurt the ride-sharing company's bottom...

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

The New American Oligarchy of Wealth and Privilege that seized control of the United States two years ago with the election of President Donald Trump and his Republican Congress...