“It is time for San Francisco to act on CEQA reform,” Opinion, Thursday
Leadership is part of the CEQA problem
During Supervisor Scott Weiner’s presentation at the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission last week urging their support of his California Environmental Quality Act changes, Weiner opened by noting that few understand CEQA, even Planning Director John Rahaim, who had joked to Weiner that after five years in California, even he, the planning director, still doesn’t understand CEQA. That, in a nutshell, is the problem. Read More
Carson Palmer has been one of the best things in a disappointing season for the Raiders.
So when the Raiders’ veteran quarterback was knocked out in the first quarter of Sunday’s 17-6 loss to the Carolina Panthers, the team’s chances of winning took a big hit.
After being flushed from the pocket, Palmer set up to throw when Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy came barreling into him from behind and delivered a vicious blow to the middle of his back. Read More
An unwavering National Rifle Association said Sunday that not a single new gun regulation would make children safer, that “a media machine” relishes blaming the gun industry for each new attack like the one that occurred at a Connecticut elementary school, and that a White House task force on gun violence may try to undermine the Second Amendment.
“Look, a gun is a tool. The problem is the criminal,” Wayne LaPierre, the CEO of the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby, said in a nationally broadcast television interview. Read More