Lateefah Simon is ready to change up her BART commute, and has a plan to bring transportation justice – the idea that public transportation should be accessible, affordable, accountable, and world-class in the Bay. The creator of San Francisco’s first reentry services department, and the youngest woman to win the MacArthur
I have met other people who have a Bachelor’s and Master’s and they are in professions such as grocery clerks or janitors because they need to pay their bills. Shoot, there a lot of us working two or three jobs to keep up with our student loan payments and take care of our households.
At some point, we’re all virgins to international travel. Although London is in an English-speaking first-world country, here are a few things I wish I’d known prior to my first few commutes. I could have saved a chunk of change and enjoyed myself a little more. Read the fine print
Did you know that we have a special hotel tax in San Francisco that was created to fund our city’s art programs and has a long history of funding low-income housing? It’s a wonderful way of taking some of the massive profits from our tourism industry and reinvesting it into
Wine is justifiable on any night when the bottle costs less than $5, and the modern cheap wine renaissance offers many outstanding varietals. “Varietals” is the word you use when you’re trying to make it sound like you care more about artisan wine snobbery than you care about getting drunk.
The potential tax revenue from legal marijuana in California will dwarf both Colorado & Washington. We calculated the things CA could do for teachers, the homeless, & healthcare with the new revenue
Today’s San Francisco: The absence of a middle class, the narrow perception of black people by new residents, the heightened police violence towards people of color, and the need for citizens to protest