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    Going Green Without Advertising It

    Going Green Without Advertising It

    Buying a hybrid once meant making a distinct statement about being green. Driving a Toyota Prius or Honda Insight demonstrated its owner’s commitment to saving gas and the environment. But…

    What It’s Like to Attend the DNC: Raw Emotions, Exhilaration and Unforgettable Moments

    What It’s Like to Attend the DNC:  Raw Emotions, Exhilaration and Unforgettable Moments

    In my last column, I wrote about my plans to travel to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention as a Hillary Clinton delegate. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I don’t…

    City College on the Ballot

    City College on the Ballot

    With 17 statewide measures, 24 local measures and a BART bond all coming before the voters in November, wading through the ballot, not to mention the voter handbook, promises to…

    The Dignity Fund: Help Make San Francisco the Best It Can Be

    The Dignity Fund:  Help Make San Francisco the Best It Can Be

    The Dignity Fund proposal to provide a sustained increase in dedicated funding for San Francisco’s seniors and adults living with disability has received the support of both the Mayor and…

    An Electrifying DNC as Hillary Clinton Makes History

    An Electrifying DNC as Hillary Clinton Makes History

    As one of the lucky individuals who was in the arena at the Democratic National Convention, I still cannot even begin to fully convey the electricity that was felt by…

    Fresh and Healthy Food for All

    Fresh and Healthy Food for All

    California is the state with the richest agricultural diversity and greatest bounty, boasting more than 400 varieties of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and other commodities. Yet, nearly fifteen percent of our…

    SF Supervisors Pass LGBT Data Collection Ordinance

    SF Supervisors Pass LGBT Data Collection Ordinance

    The lack of data on the health and well-being of LGBT individuals has been an impediment to providing effective and needed services to our community.  The lack of comprehensive information…

    Two Sporty Cars Strut Their Stuff

    Two Sporty Cars Strut Their Stuff

    Belonging to a predominantly gay gym means seeing muscled men packed into workout clothes that accent the assets while revealing just enough of them. The peacock vibe can be intimidating,…

    No Place Like Home Initiative Now Law

    No Place Like Home Initiative Now Law

    Governor Brown signed into law AB 1618, the “No Place Like Home” initiative. This measure will provide $2 billion dollars to local communities for the construction and rehabilitation of permanent housing…

    A Contract at Last!

    A Contract at Last!

    After a year and a half of negotiating, City College and its faculty union have finally achieved tentative agreement on a contract, subject to ratification by the union’s membership. As…

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