Politics

10 Jun 2021

Supervisor Aaron Peskin Enters Alcohol Treatment Program

In a statement today posted on Aaron Peskin’s social media channels, the Dsictict 3 Supervisor announced that he will “enter into alcohol treatment under the guidance of professionals”, the statement continued to elaborate, “(I) must also take full responsibility for the tenor that I have struck in my public relationships

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10 Jun 2021

Texas Congressmen Suggests Changing Earth’s Orbit to Combat Climate Change

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Tuesday asked a representative from the U.S. Forest Service if it was possible to alter the orbit of the moon or the Earth as a way of combating climate change…and he wasn’t joking. To be fair to the honorable representative from Texas, it would be really cool,

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26 May 2021

Welcome to San Francisco, Capital of Vaccine Privilege

BY Lysol Tony-Romeo
San Francisco has a lot of titles. We’re one of Tennessee Williams’ only three American cities that aren’t Cleveland, a title we share with New York and New Orleans. We have the misfortune of being the Tech Capital, and we’re still the Best City For Marijuana In North America. With all the excitement about things returning to “normal” we should probably acknowledge a new title

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21 May 2021

Things We Should Have Learned from the Pandemic….But Didn’t

But as we lurch toward what the new normal will look like after this harrowing experience, I wonder, have the people in power learned anything?

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20 May 2021

Compassionate Alternative Responses to Homelessness in San Francisco

Op-Ed By Jennifer Friedenbach  Jennifer Friedenbach is the Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco. CoH organizes homeless people to fight for permanent solutions and human rights. SF CART: Statement on Mayor’s New Street Responses In January of 2020, the San Francisco Police Commission passed a resolution unanimously

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30 Apr 2021

For Mother’s Day, I’m Bailing Someone Else’s Mom Out Jail

For the past couple years I’ve been doing something extra special for my mom on Mother’s Day. It’s not flowers, it’s not candy, it’s not even a card. I’ve been helping bail someone else’s mother out of jail. And I’ll be doing the same this year. For the fourth year

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27 Apr 2021

The Fake Grassroots Newsom Recall Effort Passes Signature Threshold

Sixth time’s the charm if you’re the five guys trying to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. As of Monday, the “grassroots” effort surpassed the 1.5-million signature threshold to force a special election. Californians will now have to deal with this circus at the ballot box sometime between this summer and late

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22 Apr 2021

After 19 years, Van Ness Construction Project Nears Completion!

Van Ness street, the construction project that lasted a generation, is “near completion” according to MUNI this week, and by ‘near completion’, they mean ‘buses can use it probably some time in 2022’.  Ah, San Francisco…in less than a year you oversaw the planning and construction of over 300 parklets,

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