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1/23/2014

Could there have been a way to sidestep the tech and gentrification fueled class struggle brewing in San Francisco staring us in the face the whole time?... More»

An image from the flyer left by anti-Google protestors.
1/22/2014

Though anti-gentrification activists... More»

Tompkins Square
1/22/2014

The G-word is perhaps the most fraught one in our civic vocabulary. No, not Google, but gentrification. But two new academic studies highlighted on NPR this... More»

The Google Bus protest.
1/21/2014

If it's a weekday, it must be time for anti-gentrification activists to stand in front of the Google bus again. That's what it feels like today as the third... More»

The housing crisis that may not have been.
1/20/2014

On October 22, an elderly married couple and their developmentally disabled 48-year-old daughter left their home of 34 years for the last time. Poon Heung... More»

Jeff Adachi
12/23/2013

“Jury acquits in case involving Snickers, alleged air freshener assault.” Is this: A) a headline from the Onion or B)... More»

12/20/2013

Say this for the tech titans of Silicon Valley—they are unafraid to air out some pretty stupid ideas in public. And though most of them end up on the... More»

Clarence Aaron.
12/20/2013

"Every season I go through this. I start hoping. In the morning, I heard about somebody else getting a pardon, and I thought that Clarence could be... More»

12/20/2013

In a repeat of protest actions on December 9th, activists have surrounded Google buses departing from Oakland and San Francisco's Mission District. ... More»

12/19/2013

Well, this probably won't go over too well with those Oakland City Council protestors. According to a story published in the ... More»

bicycle safety sf
12/18/2013

It’s a typical 6 p.m. scene on Market Street: Buses lumber to the next stop, taxis and cars alternately slam accelerators and brakes... More»

12/17/2013

There are so many uncertainties in this world. The content of Aristotle's lost book on comedy. The existence of a tribe in the Amazon with no concept of... More»