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    Farewell Eileen Hansen, Fighting Dems and City College Update

    Farewell Eileen Hansen, Fighting Dems  and City College Update

    Progressive San Francisco has been mourning the untimely death of Eileen Hansen on April 29. Her passing is a tremendous loss. AIDS activist and nonprofit leader, two-time Supervisor candidate, Ethics…

    Two Extroverted Cars With Unmistakable Style

    Two Extroverted Cars With Unmistakable Style

    An extroverted look can come in many forms: a drag queen and a gym god both get lots of looks, for different reasons. Two cars I recently drove brought this…

    Names & Identity; Myths Associated with Immigration

    Names & Identity; Myths Associated with Immigration

    (Editor’s Note: Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts recently taught the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course, according to district officials. She…

    Election Slates Wield Powerful Influence

    Election Slates Wield Powerful  Influence

    The California primary is coming up very soon, on June 7. Many people are talking about the presidential candidates, but it seems the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (DCCC)…

    Let’s Move Dignity Fund Forward

    Let’s Move Dignity Fund Forward

    The Dignity Fund is a proposed amendment to the San Francisco Charter that would establish a set-aside fund from 2% of property taxes to meet the current unmet and future…

    Improving Care for Pregnant and Parenting Foster Youth

    Improving Care for Pregnant and  Parenting Foster Youth

    Leeosha has been going through foster care in Alameda County since she was four years old. Although repeat shifts from one home to another caused her to rebel and fall…

    Remove Cannabis Industry Restrictions and Criminal Records for Ex-Offenders

    Remove Cannabis Industry Restrictions  and Criminal Records for Ex-Offenders

    As Oakland’s Citywide Elected Councilmember, and an advocate for the taxation and regulation of cannabis, I have been actively involved in Oakland’s nation-leading work for over a decade, to provide…

    Momentum Building as Presidential Primary Election Comes to California

    Momentum Building as Presidential Primary Election Comes to California

    Now that the Presidential Primary Election is finally coming to California, we can be excited about the opportunity to have a say in who will be our next President. As…

    There’s No Place Like (an Acronym for) Home, Especially If It’s CoPa!

    There’s No Place Like (an Acronym for) Home, Especially If It’s CoPa!

    Moving to San Francisco from deep in the heart of Texas (or anywhere, really) can be quite confusing. There is the liberating part of finally getting to be one’s authentic…

    Financial Uncertainty and Labor Unrest at City College, Fighting Democrats, and Soiree 2016 in Review

    Financial Uncertainty and Labor Unrest at City College, Fighting Democrats, and Soiree 2016 in Review

    City College Update On April 4, the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) released its report on City College’s revenues. FCMAT had prepared the report for the State Community…

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