SF Usual Suspects

The hot political fight of … 104 years ago

Fire HydrantApparently, City Hall went nuts a hundred four years ago when the Mayor and Board and a citizen’s commission decided to rename a bunch of streets. And the parallels to today’s political atmosphere are everywhere in this article – sure, along with a nice steaming pile of racism and some ten-dollar words. How far we’ve come – or not? Or sorta. Anyway, take a trip in the wayback machine to post-quake San Francisco, and the hurly-burly of politics back then…