Dean Preston

03 Feb 2021

SF May Take On Lyft With A City-Owned Bikeshare Program

Bikeshares in urban areas can be a great thing — but not when they’re run by Lyft or the Ford Motor Company, when they catch on fire mid-ride, or when the company running them sues San Francisco for threatening their monopoly status. But that’s what we have right now with

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04 May 2020

Supervisor Preston Wants to Double Real Estate Tax for SF’s Most Wealthy

Dean Preston has always been on the side of renters in San Francisco. Before being elected to the Board of Supervisors he founded and ran Tenants Together, California’s only statewide renters’ rights organization. He was also instrumental in getting 2018’s Proposition F passed, which gave anyone in San Francisco facing

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
09 Mar 2020

Ask Mayors Breed and Schaaf to Stop Evictions During Coronavirus

Coronavirus is to wreaking havoc on our personal lives, and many people are being asked to work from home. But hourly workers, low-wage workers, musicians, performers, and those who work for tips – like bartenders and servers – don’t have that option. Their livelihoods are getting destroyed by the fallout

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06 Nov 2019

The Post-Election State of San Francisco

It’s the morning after Election Day and the hangover may not be as painful as is felt in presidential years, but the municipal stuff matters and sometimes come with hefty benefits and consequences for our day-to-day lives. Let’s take a look at how things shook out in some key races

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07 Oct 2019

Why You Should Support Dean Preston for District 5 Supervisor

Political junkies call electoral contests such as the one coming this November an off-year election.  The characteristics of such elections are: no big political office such as President or Governor, low voter turnout, and usually a more conservative electorate.  But interested BAS readers can turn San Francisco’s off-year election into

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23 Sep 2019

Why You Should Support Chesa Boudin, the Socialist Running for SF’s District Attorney

Political junkies call electoral contests such as the one coming this November an off-year election.  The characteristics of such elections are: no big political office such as President or Governor, low voter turnout, and usually a more conservative electorate.  But interested BAS readers can turn San Francisco’s off-year election into

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02 Nov 2017

New Measure Will Give Lawyers to Tenants Facing Eviction in San Francisco

“No Eviction Without Representation!” Advocates for tenants rights should rejoice, this new ballot measure for June 2018 would give all San Franciscans the right to legal representation when their landlord attempts to evict them.  Which means if you cannot afford an attorney to challenge the eviction, the city will provide

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04 Nov 2016

Why is Samuel L. Jackson Calling San Francisco voters?

You won’t believe who called me the other day, Samuel L. Jackson, yes, the famous Hollywood film actor.  Well, he didn’t exactly call me but the robo-call I received from him urging me to vote for the incumbent supervisor of District 5 may have been illegal: Most of us know

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