Following years of the debate, the Golden Gate Bridge District has approved a plan to add a suicide deterrent system to the Bridge.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/28/BAOK137E4N.DTL: Shoes represent Golden Gate Bridge suicides
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Golden-Gate-Bridge-suicide-barrier-closes-in-on-5583169.php: Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier closes in on approval
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/public-perception-of-golden-gate-bridge-suicides-shifting-as-barrier-funding-looms/Content?oid=2835144: Public perception of Golden Gate Bridge suicides shifting as barrier funding looms
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Golden-Gate-Bridge-going-to-get-suicide-nets-5585482.php: Golden Gate Bridge board OKs $76 million for suicide barrier
Through a public records request, the Examiner received the list of every San Francisco cop who fired their weapon in the past 24 years. The list includes 375 names – with most officers only discharging their weapon on one occasion.
http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/SFPD_slow_to_address_misconduct.html: SFPD slow to address misconduct
http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/Examiner_Editorial_New_roadmap_for_fixing_SFPD.html: Editorial: New roadmap for fixing SFPD
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/police-release-the-names-of-nearly-all-officers-involved-in-shootings-since-1990/Content?oid=2835151: Police release the names of nearly all officers involved in shootings since 1990
The SFBG team discusses several ways in which the financial meltdown on Wall Street should serve as a rallying cry for San Franciscans to support a more local economy and build an economic system more focused on everyday citizens.
http://www.sfbg.com/entry.php?page=2&entry_id=7162&catid=4&volume_id=317&issue_id=397&volume_num=42&issue_num=52: Editorial: An Economic Locavore Policy
Back in San Francisco after nearly a decade as a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., Amber is excited to bring her creative ideas and savvy communications skills to the wild west of Bay Area politics. Outside of her love for progressive issues and campaigns, Amber is an avid gardener and loves brewing and drinking beer.