What, and who, is Illuminate the Arts? It wouldn’t be a big deal except that they are taking over our public spaces, causing light pollution and using corporate dollars to influence City government.
Crime seems to be the only San Francisco big business that escapes city government meddling, which is why District Attorney Chesa Boudin must be recalled. Like his predecessor, George Gascon, currently the subject of a recall campaign in Los Angeles County, Boudin acts as if it’s not among his responsibilities to prosecute criminals as he protects lawbreakers rather than criminal victims.
Restorative justice is often misunderstood and frequently misrepresented. A simple explanation is that it shifts the goal of criminal justice from punishment to repairing the damage done to victims and communities by crime.
As the beat goes on at City Hall, the “City Family” has already begun to arrange office exchanges. Lack of professional experience is no impediment.
The language destroyers decry “equality,” as in “equality of opportunity” (long an American virtue), replacing it with “equity,” which means a result, not simply opportunity.
The Board’s number one and only goal should be about education for our students, but it seems they are just looking to further their political careers.
You don’t have to have lived in our neighborhood very long to realize that home burglaries have spiked dramatically since the pandemic began.
Founded in 1935, City College was established to offer an accessible and quality education to all San Franciscans. Among the roles it served was training students for middle-skill jobs which require more than a high-school diploma, but less than a college degree.
As the world emerges from the pandemic, nations should unite to get the best price for everyone on earth. This would be the first step to move beyond the proven model of national health care.
Such capriciousness by the School Board invites recapitulation of events leading to the 1971 San Francisco Charter amendment changing mayoral appointment of seven members to electing citywide all members. I plead guilty.
The City’s misguided lawsuit is an attack not only on the school board, but on our City’s educators who have behaved heroically during the pandemic.
Since San Francisco’s public schools have been closed for one year already, why doesn’t the San Francisco Unified School District refund taxpayers their money?
The Balboa Street corridor features a variety of restaurants offering take-out and delivery, as well as parklets for eating outside. In addition, specialty shops and cafes abound.
Whether or not another impeachment of the lying, cheating, draft-dodging Donald Trump is inarguably warranted, its mootness reassures more antics by the one-time television performer who borrows money and doesn’t repay it.
City officials have treated taxpayers’ dollars as their own slush funds, distributing public works contracts to cronies and other corrupt persons, disregarding solemn ethical duties to use public resources for San Francisco residents and taxpayer needs pursuant to a clear and creditable public process.