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    Why Local Elections Need You

    Why Local Elections Need You

    By Alex Randolph Growing up in Germany, I watched my mother and godmother organize people against nuclear power plants because of the aftermath from the Chernobyl disaster. The environmental disaster…

    Two Fine Choices for Rideshare Driving

    Two Fine Choices for Rideshare Driving

    Chances are, you’ve been a rideshare rider. Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have transformed the previously cab-starved San Francisco into a place where a cheap ride across town is a few…

    Key Races in the November 3 Election

    Key Races in the November 3 Election

    Another fall, another election season. Many of you may have already completed your vote-by-mail ballot and sent it in. If so, thank you for voting! If you have not, I…

    Ruth Linden Helps Others to Navigate Our Nation’s Complex Healthcare System

    Ruth Linden Helps Others to Navigate Our Nation’s Complex Healthcare System

    No one should have to face hospitalization, surgery, or illness alone. Ruth Linden founded Tree of Life Health Advocates in 2014 to help her clients navigate through the increasingly complex…

    Vote Yes on Prop A: More Affordable Housing Without a Tax Increase

    Vote Yes on Prop A: More Affordable Housing  Without a Tax Increase

    Prop A authorizes a $310 million housing bond to finance the construction, development and preservation of affordable housing that prioritizes seniors, middle income families, veterans and disabled persons. Prop A…

    Champions of City College

    Champions of City College

    City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is one of the largest community colleges in California, and yet since 2012, it has been threatened by the loss of its accreditation due…

    Path Forged, Next Steps Needed

    Path Forged, Next Steps Needed

    We just finished celebrating the DCCC Ultimate Women’s Power Luncheon hosted by Leader Nancy Pelosi. Last year, the luncheon featured Hillary Clinton. This year, it honored Senator Boxer, and every…

    Oakland’s Housing Crisis—Success and Moving Forward

    Oakland’s Housing Crisis—Success and Moving Forward

    On September 30, I along with my colleagues on the City Council held a Special Council Meeting on Hous­ing and unanimously passed Oakland’s Housing Equity Roadmap—a comprehensive plan to address…

    Get Covered in 2016

    Get Covered in 2016

    Life-saving changes are well under way through federal health care reform, or the Affordable Care Act, and we must stand up to the chal­lenge. We all know someone with no…

    In the News

    By Dennis McMillan Protections for Transgende Foster Youth Signed into Law Legislation authored by Senator Mark Leno (and co-sponsored by the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality California and Transgen­der…