Muni’s Central Subway plan ignores major transit corridors, has funding fraught with uncertainties and will add to the agency’s already-strained long-term budget shortfall, a civil grand jury report said.
With San Francisco (like much of California) being such a bastion of healthful living, it was only to be expected that The City would pioneer wholesome school cafeteria fare — including the removal of sweetener-loaded drinks, foods and snacks. San Francisco first adopted a wellness policy in 2003. Unfortunately not enough attention was paid to the other side of the equation.
Last week was not a good one for Eliot Spitzer. The former New York governor and attorney general became a former cable TV show host when CNN cancelled his four-month-old snoozer of a political talkfest, mainly because of its abysmal ratings. The cancellation marked the end of what initially appeared to be a promising new career for Client No. 9. Spitzer had always enjoyed being on camera, perhaps even more after his exposure as a self-righteous, crusading politician by day and a furtive, valued customer of an illegal prostitution ring by night.
The elimination of California’s redevelopment agencies will have a tremendous negative impact on under-resourced San Francisco communities such as Bayview-Hunters Point.
Renaissance Bayview, a program of Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, has partnered with The City’s Redevelopment Agency to provide emerging and established entrepreneurs with critical small business support services. Bayview Renaissance manages the Third Street Corridor Program and neighborhood Marketplace Initiative while also staffing the Bayview Merchants Association.
WHAT: Tens of thousands of U.S. military personnel children attend World War II-era military-base schools that are falling apart from neglect and violate the 1978 Defense Dependents’ Education Act, according to a Newsweek magazine investigation.
Two Connecticut murder and robbery convicts who served 16 years were freed when a habeas corpus trial declared them “actually innocent” because the main prosecution eyewitness admitted her prior testimony was a lie. But now the state Supreme Court wants to put the men back in jail pending a new trial because their innocence is not yet specifically proven.