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    Mayor Pete in San Francisco, Round About Town, and More!

    Mayor Pete in San Francisco, Round About Town, and More!

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    Ann Rostow: Look Away

    Ann Rostow: Look Away

    By Ann Rostow– Look Away I felt like one of the proverbial “good Germans” last night when I insisted that we turn off an MSNBC special on hate violence in…

    From City Hall: 08.08.2019

    Mayor Breed Proposes New SAFE Navigation Center in the Bayview Mayor London Breed, along with Supervisor Shamann Walton, on July 29 proposed building a new SAFE (Shelter and Access for Everyone) Navigation…

    Open House: Host Homes for LGBTQ Homeless Young Adults

    Open House: Host Homes for LGBTQ Homeless Young Adults

    By Andrea Shorter– As the still-too-early-to-tell Democratic presidential primary race heats up into a slug fest going into the third set of debates (September 12 and 13 in Houston), and…

    Former President Barack Obama Comments on Recent Mass Shootings

    Former President Barack Obama Comments on Recent Mass Shootings

    On August 5, former president Barack Obama posted the following via social media: Michelle and I grieve with all the families in El Paso and Dayton who endured these latest…

    A New Era of Transition, Transformation and Energy for the GGBA

    By John Henning– Since joining the board of the Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA) three years ago, I have never been more excited about the direction and leadership of the…

    Meet GGBA’s New President-Elect: Gina Grahame

    By Magdalena Rodriguez– Gina Grahame, the Founder and CEO of the Grahame Institute of Strategic Communication, was recently elected President of the Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA). When Grahame takes…

    Putting a Lid on Plastic Waste

    Putting a Lid on Plastic Waste

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– When you put a plastic bottle in your recycling bin, you assume that it gets recycled into a new bottle or other plastic product. Unfortunately, many…

    Sustainability of Human Life on Earth

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– This is now the hottest summer on record. In recent weeks, we have seen triple digit temperatures in Europe. The Arctic is on…

    The Kansas City Blues and Women’s Reproductive Freedom

    The Kansas City Blues and Women’s Reproductive Freedom

    By John Lewis– When I was rummaging through old boxes from my childhood home recently, I came upon a decades-old newspaper that piqued my interest, not only because of its…

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