Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Voters

Breed won’t promise to spend real-estate tax money on rent relief

The voters approved Prop. I last fall to support tenants and affordable housing, but the mayor says she will use the money for her own priorities.

Leaders under 30: Delano City Council’s Salvador Solorio-Ruiz says ‘change can’t wait’

'Young people want to be represented, and want to know that those who already have a seat at the table will make room for their voices to be heard.'

Screen Grabs: Tragedies of global market capitalism on display

From Lesotho to Ohio, new films draw a damning through-line. Plus: Oscar nominated shorts

Community leaders line up to oppose attacks on DA Chesa Boudin

Records show the recall effort is backed by Big Tech, Finance, and Real-Estate (and someone who says 'VC Lives Matter.')

The Chron wants limits on executive power — in Sacramento

But what about limiting the power of the mayor of SF? The paper has always opposed that.

A huge step to ending the crime of cash bail

State Supreme Court rules that poor people can't be kept behind bars just because they don't have the money to get out.

Poll shows strong support for taxes on the rich

More than two-thirds of CA voters back a wealth tax -- and a measure will soon go to the state Legislature.

Screen Grabs: This devastating war film should win the Oscar

Bosnia and Herzegovina's 'Quo Vadis, Aida?' deserves Best International Feature. Serbia's entry, however, is too much.

Oversight — of Recology, the Ferris Wheel deal ….

... and commercial landlords. Plus the Chron's neo-liberal editorial page editor retires. That's The Agenda for March 15-22.

Books: Free City and the fight for community college education

A comprehensive history tells the story of the struggle to preserve SF's City College -- and block the neo-liberal approach to education.