Affordable Housing

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08 Jan 2024

SF Housing Justice Coalition Pens Letter to the State

As San Francisco’s homelessness issue continues in full-force, documented by none other than Andrew Callahan’s Channel 5 News in fall 2023, the city continues to try to catch up to state-mandated construction goals. In December a possible break came when supervisors agreed to a mayor-led plan to reduce red tape

01 Jan 2024

San Francisco’s “Byzantine” Housing Protocol Just Got a Boost

As the new year unfurls, there’s a glimmer of hope in San Francisco’s infamous housing crisis. On December 5, 2023 the Board of Supervisors approved a “constraints reduction ordinance” that the California Department of Housing and Community Development, known as HCD, then approved. According to the Chronicle this comes at the

27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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14 Nov 2023

Gavin Newsom Confirms San Francisco Removing Homeless For APEC Conference

San Francisco has struggled with homelessness longer than any of us have likely been alive. The Tenderloin has been anything but tender since the city’s founding and various leaders have come and gone, yet one thing stays consistent, and that’s the Tenderloin’s everlasting status as the city’s downtown destination for

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07 Nov 2023

SF Leaders Working To Make Homelessness Invisible To APEC Attendees

San Francisco is facing a tricky situation as it prepares to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, the city’s biggest international event since 1945. On one hand, they’re rolling out the red carpet for foreign leaders, CEOs, and a horde of journalists. On the other, they’re dealing with a

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27 Oct 2023

Never Forget What San Francisco Meant to Robin Williams

BY DAVID COPPIN LANEGAN David Coppin Lanegan (@willybillybilliam, is a writer and musician. Find his SubStack Jawbone here, and his band Wavesons’ music here.  The story of Robin Williams, beloved comedian and genius actor who needs no introduction, is inextricably linked with San Francisco.  As Williams’ former residence in

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12 Sep 2023

Berkeley Needs Housing, But It Shouldn’t Get Rid Of People’s Park

I am not a NIMBY. I get called a lot of things on the internet, but NIMBY actually would offend me. I detest NIMBYs. They are the biggest problem in the State of California. I really and truly believe that, so what I’m about to say may sound out of

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27 Jul 2023

A Big Apartment Building Just for Teachers is Opening in the Mission!

A big ol’ buildin’, just for teachers has finally got approval AND funding in the Mission District. The nonprofit Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) secured the $12 million it needed to build some 63 affordable educator condominiums at the 2205 Mission St. site. That funding came through the Mayor’s Office

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30 Aug 2022

Why Is Alcatraz A Tourist Attraction?

Alcatraz is a world famous tourist attraction, and I’ve never understood why. Yes, it’s pretty, and yes, it’s history is interesting, but why are we morbidly fascinated by a place where the criminally inclined were essentially locked away and tortured? It’s heinous. I also find it ironic that a city

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