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  • Coyote and pup

    Norman Yee's Coyote Hearing: Can't We All Just Get Along?

    Experts Encourage Coexistence at Board of Supervisors Meeting on Coyote Populations

    “We cannot expect our desire for pleasant and leash-free strolls to overcome the needs of local animal populations.”

    By Maya Lakach More...

  • Break-ins, Homeless Worry Westside

    “...they are committed when people aren't around...they're not reported until hours later. There, in most instances, isn't crime-scene DNA evidence or anything. It's not like fingerprints are all over the car. They are tough cases to prove.”

    By Thomas Pendergast More


  • Quentin Kopp

    Ruminations of a
    Former Supervisor

    “...no plan exists for the Host Committee or NFL to reimburse even the Sheriff's Department for providing additional security at City Hall for the NFL owners' sumptuous dinner the night before the game!”

    By Quentin Kopp


  • navigation center on 16th St.


    Enough is Enough

    “This is a hot potato because, how many neighborhoods want a homeless shelter in their backyard?”

    By John Farrell 


  • Laguna Honda's "Mission Statement" Changed, Again!

    Appalling Shortage of Skilled Nursing Beds

    “Healthcare providers can't do post-discharge patient follow-up to check on patient outcomes without knowing where patients are...”


    By Patrick Monette-Shaw 



    "Undergrounding the M Streetcar

    “Both the old and new M streetcar alignments avoid a stop at the Senior Center located at the Temple Methodist Church. It is inappropriate to foster a care facility in San Francisco, have the public depend on that center's care, then abandon the center by no longer providing public transportation for seniors and the disabled.”

    By Glenn Rogers


  • Oxalis Uber Alles


    “...it practices chemical warfare by exuding chemical compounds that prevent germination of seeds of other plants and inhibit growth of existing plants.”

    By Jake Sigg More...

  • Body Worn Cameras: Who's Watching Whom?

    “...our activities are already tracked and stored by hundreds of government agencies and private companies. Given the state of National Emergency, repeatedly re-enacted since 9/11/2001, and the growing tendency to view "others" as threats, bodycams could end up watching communities rather than police.”

    By Dr. Maria Rivero & Dr. Derek Kerr

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  • By the Numbers

    Do SF Employees Receive Equal Protection?

    “... there is great consistency here between this deferred comp insurance product, and the Retirement System's desire for hedge funds in the taxpayer funded pension: seek the most fee-laden, opaque investment, in an environment with the least government oversight.”

    Read More…

  • Taraval Station Crime Report

    “I am very lucky to have hard-working officers, a community that wants to be involved and a Board of Supervisors who work closely with me to address concerns of the community that we all serve.”



  • The SFPUC's Illegal Tier Pricing

    “The SFPUC must eventually repay the present value of its total issued debt, and as an enterprise entity, it only can do this through the rate/taxing mechanism. And as such, under state law, must be approved before the fact by the voters.”

    By Brian Browne


  • Martin O'Halloran, SFPOA addresses the Council

    MARCH MEETING of West Of Twin Peaks Central Council

    “Coyotes (2.0), public safety, hikers, the homeless and police conduct were the main topics of the March 28th meeting of the West of Twin Peaks Central Council. ”

    By Mitch Bull


  • APRIL 2016

    ““I find it hard to believe that "little" Santa Clara had the wherewithal to craft a contract where they were reimbursed by the NFL for all city expenses relating to the game, while "The City that knows how" elected officials allowed themselves to be played like a rube in the tourism game, by the NFL..”

    Read More

  • Brandon Miller

    Consider Donating Stocks Instead of Cash to Charity

    “By not selling the stock first, the couple would not have to recognize tax on the gain ... Neither the couple nor the charity would be required to pay tax on the appreciated value when the sale occurs.”

    By Brandon Miller

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  • Senior Smarts

    April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day!

    “The purpose is to inform patients of their rights regarding decisions towards their own medical care, and ensure that these rights are communicated by the health care provider. Specifically, the rights ensured are those of the patient to dictate their future care (by means such as a living will or power of attorney), should they become incapacitated.”

    Anise J. Matteson
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  • Remember When?

    Construction along West Portal Avenue


    “Permission: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library”


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