Turfaholic's Johnel dazzled at a recent Prop. F rally on Palou street in the heart of the Bayview. Stay with it, and you'll get to the part where Johnel sets his own chains a-spinning. Awesome to watch.
That's what Prop. F supporters are wondering amid the deafening silence that has followed their invite to Lennar consultant and former 49ers president Policy to debate POWER community organizer Alicia Schwartz on Saturday, May 31, in the Bayview.
Back in February 2008, Policy made headlines when he was hired by Lennar executive Kofi Bonner to head what has since become the $3 million Prop. G campaign. Read more »
What if Jack Kerouac couldn't find a cheap place to crash in San Francisco so he could drink at Vesuvio Café and bang on his typewriter? Would he have been forced to remain in the "sanitarium" of San Luis Obispo, as he referred to it? Would he have been forever missing what a biographer called the "feverish intensities" of San Francisco, never inspired to write again?
Even worse, what if the next generation of Kerouacs and Alice Walkers and Michelle Teas can't afford to live in San Francisco anymore? Read more »
Reuters is reporting that the state of Connecticut today followed San Francisco's lead in suing the McKesson Corp. over an alleged conspiracy to unfairly manipulate the price of prescription drugs. Read more »
By Maria Dinzeo
The agenda at Chevron's annual shareholders meeting will be slightly different this year, as representatives from Nigeria, Ecuador, and Burma descend on the meeting to finally have their say. Read more »
Just as San Francisco voters prepare to cast ballots that will determine whether controversial megdeveloper Lennar covers Candlestick and Hunter's points in 10,000 new homes, the Guardian is being honored for stories that exposed the company's local Read more »
San Francisco celebrated Spanish-speaking cultures over the weekend with fun Carnaval events in the Mission District, and housing activists followed that up by commandeering six billboards and using them to put out messages in Spanish urging voters to reject Prop. 98, which would end rent control and restrictions on conversion of rental properties to condos. Read more »