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05 Apr 2022

Why Is There So Much Poop In San Francisco?

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but San Francisco’s political elite aren’t going to solve the housing crisis. The region is going to get worse. Even during the pandemic, when rents were falling, the situation on the street was escalating. I know there are people that associate

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19 Jan 2022

Hauntings, Demolition, and Murder: The Fascinating History of SF’s City Hall

In 1942, San Francisco City Hall employees began to fear their place of work.  Every day, shortly after noon, employees heard five rapping sounds, seemingly emanating from within the walls. This was followed by a brief pause, then another three raps. Nobody could explain the source of these eerie sounds. 

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07 Sep 2022

What it’s Like Writing About San Francisco for 20 Years

In celebration of my 20th year in SF, I am extremely excited to announce Slouching Towards Neverland: 20 years of Writing About San Francisco. Here’s a quick rundown: – This limited edition, hand-signed, new zine covers my two decades of writing about this strange and beautiful city. – Besides well known

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04 May 2021

Rally at City Hall Saturday Will Urge Supervisors to Stop City College Layoffs

As many as 588 faculty members at City College of San Francisco are facing potential layoffs as early as May 15. The massive faculty loss is expected to impact several departments, forcing cuts to needed programs and classes.  Students, staff and faculty attended a virtual rally Monday to push San

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18 Nov 2020

Who Becomes Mayor If London Breed Joins The Biden Administration?

Just after Joe Biden was elected president, rumors began swirling that SF mayor London Breed might be offered a position in the Biden administration.  Breed did not rule it out in an interview with KQED, choosing her words very carefully. On top of that, it’s widely reported that Breed is

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26 Feb 2020

Bring Your Brooms Out to Protest Homeless Encampment Sweeps

Coinciding with a Local Homeless Coordinating Board meeting, the housing rights organization Solutions Not Sweeps Coalition will be holding a protest of sorts at the steps of San Francisco City Hall Thursday, brooms encouraged. The group is asking folks to come out with sweeping devices in hand to bring attention

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28 Jan 2020

Holy Sh*t! The FBI Has Arrested The Director SF DPW On Corruption Charges

A high-ranking City Hall official who goes by @MrCleanSF on Twitter is accused of some dirty deeds in a set of FBI arrests that just rocked San Francisco City Hall. The SF Examiner reports that Department of Public Works director Mohammed Nuru was arrested by the FBI on suspicion of

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03 Dec 2018

SF City Hall Sold. Will become Condos and Corporate Offices.

Citizens of San Francisco received shocking news this weekend when it was announced that City Hall was sold to the Lennar Corporation and will become mixed use luxury condos and corporate offices. While we’ve seen the shuttering of countless cultural institutions over the past few years, the sale of City Hall

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24 Aug 2018

City Hall Director Resigns Amid Allegations Of Directing Contracts To Spouse

A bombshell report in today’s San Francisco Examiner shows that a top City Hall department head, who had just resigned in good graces after 11 years on the job, was perhaps not in such graces after all. Turns out the official had directed $1.2 million in city contracts to their

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