The Chronicle insider duo tells us about Sarah Palin and what she thinks about wolves and polar bears. They also write about presidential poll numbers, a particularly infamous couple, and some recent layoffs at the District Attorney’s office.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/31/BARB12KSHM.DTL: McCain's VP pick defends right to shoot wolves
In the ongoing saga of Golfers v. the Red-Legged Frog, several environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the City of San Francisco for its treatment of the endangered species. Doesn’t it seem like everyone involved somehow slept through that all-important sharing lesson back in kindergarten? Can’t we all just get along?
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/29/BADQ12K9AM.DTL: Private management of S.F. golf courses urged
http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/Public_golfing_greens_may_be_privatized.html: Public golfing greens may be privatized
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/23/BAHB133JRD.DTL: Rare frog, snake at center of golf dispute
The Examiner takes a look at the next phase of the Great Streets Program, which will target a stretch of Divisadero in the Western Addition. Local merchants express their excitement about the proposed changes, tempered with some concern that mom and pop shops will suffer.
http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/A_new_look_for_Valencia_Street.html: A new look for Valencia Street
http://www.sfbg.com/entry.php?page=2&entry_id=8862&catid=4&volume_id=398&issue_id=440&volume_num=43&issue_num=42: Making great streets
http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/Rehab-aims-to-boost-Divisadero-57972997.html: Rehab aims to boost Divisadero
With a background including psychology, public affairs, and – yes – even performing arts, Alia has a keen understanding of how people think and move. When she’s not working tirelessly for causes she cares about, you can find Alia watching SFGovTV (seriously, she does this), catching every musical that sweeps through the bay, or trolling the city for vegan friendly goods.