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17 Apr 2019

SAFE Navigation Center Fight Highlights San Francisco’s Humanity, and Lack Of

On March 4, Mayor London Breed announced plans to build the SAFE Navigation Center at Seawall Lot 330. The concept originally allotted for 200 beds (with up to 225 if the space could be worked out) that would provide warm, sheltered spots for at least some of the city’s homeless

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13 Mar 2019

SF Mayor Is All Up in the News This Week and Its Not All Bad

Appointments here, apologies there. Mayor London Breed is busy sprinkling herself around, making her way into headlines here at home and across the international stage, not all good, not all of it bad. Let’s take a look at what she’s been up to. Public Defender Manohar Raju After Matt Gonzalez

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04 Mar 2019

The Jeff Adachi Memorial at City Hall was Incredibly Powerful

Jeff Adachi, the “superman” of public defense left this stage of life but the intensity with which he lived his 59 years, the passion he brought each and every day to his mission is what inspires those who now follow in his footsteps. It was a celebration of that legacy

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27 Feb 2019

What Happens to the Public Defender’s Office Now That Jeff Adachi is Gone?

Jeff Adachi was more than a public defender, a civil rights advocate, a politician, a friend to many and foe to some – he was all of those things in one “superhuman” package. The sense of loss since news of his sudden death spread Friday is palpable across the Bay

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16 Jan 2019

Doing Away With Private Utilities Is a Matter of Life and Death

By Ryan Smith The toll of this year’s wildfires is the second in as many years to break entirely too many state records, increasing the call to hold private utility companies like Pacific Gas & Electric to the flames of their own making. When the last embers cooled there was

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19 Dec 2018

London Breed Uses Mayor Power to Request Brother’s Prison Release

San Francisco Mayor London Breed wrote Gov. Jerry Brown a letter that has people questioning her use of power. The fact that she has a brother doing time in prison isn’t the problem, it’s only human to have a complicated a family story. It’s not wrong that she wants her

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12 Jul 2018

Bay News: A New SF Mayor, Berkeley to Build Housing, And an Arsonist in Concord

It’s been a big week here at home and abroad. San Francisco got a new mayor, Berkeley is trying to build some housing, an angry Concord man gets to go to prison and Trump is making a lot of fans in Europe. Let’s dig in. San Francisco welcomes a (sort

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14 Jun 2018

Bay Area News this Week – June 14, 2018: Mayors, joggers, a big-ass block party and goodbye to Bourdain

First and foremost, Oakland may have just had it’s best week, ever! San Francisco got a new mayor, “Jogger Joe” goes to jail and we reflect on what Bourdain meant to the Bay. Here goes…

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