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Posts Tagged ‘C. W. Nevius’

Workin’ Hard for the Money

It looks like 18,000 city and county workers can be convincing. Mayor Lee’s negotiations with 26 labor groups resulted in a combined $41 million employee compensation increase over the next two years.

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Sixth Street Security

The SFPD substation on 6th Street is set to open today on the block between Market Street and Mission Street.

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

History Repeats

After the Gold Dust Lounge attempted to preserve itself by seeking landmark designation, a few other bars decided to do the same. In related news, I am seeking landmark status for the parking space in front of my house. I am also seeking landmark status for my seats at AT&T Park. Wish me luck.

Monday, March 19th, 2012

San Francisco likes the breaks

A new poll shows that San Franciscans like tax breaks for job creators. Oh, and the poll also shows that people are optimistic and that homelessness is still a major bummer.

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Waterfront Fights and Heights

bay-bridge11The Bay Guardian credits City Attorney Dennis Herrera for his efforts to defend Prop B from those who are challenging it. In their eyes, one could almost call him Dennis Hero-ra. (Thanks, I am here all week. No, seriously, I am updating this website all week. I apologize in advance. I also apologize for past updates. I am just generally apologetic.)

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Let it flow

The Chron takes a peek at the SFPUC divers who maintain the City’s water supply. Lesson from this story is be careful when your supervisor at work asks if you’re interested in diving.

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Supervisor Christina Olague

Supervisor Christina Olague has some strong words for some domestic violence advocates during a City hearing.

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Back to (Which) School

The esteemed columnist at the Chronicle takes a hard look at what it means for some parents to volunteer at their child’s elementary school.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Stow Lake Saga

With a lawsuit still pending, Stow Lake is making way (for now) for a new operator, new boats, and new cash money for improvements.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Not so happy meal

If you see cops at the McDonald’s just outside of Golden Gate Park, don’t be too quick to assume they’re getting a Big Mac. Turns out this fast food joint has logged over 412 calls for police assistance in the past year. While the area has always seen its fair share of homelessness, some neighbors feel the new sit/lie ordinance is to blame for the spike in problems.

Friday, July 16th, 2010

if you build it

The Hibernia Bank Building may finally be getting the makeover it desperately needs – and deserves – after clearing some countertop style hurdles.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Daly Show

Carolyn Tyler and C.W. Nevius each eke out one last “Chris Daly Lacks Decorum” story thanks to his performance at Tuesday’s Board meeting.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Just Not Here

A cadre of Marina groups is up in arms over a proposed housing project for young adults who were formerly foster children.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Can’t we all just get along?

Community College Board member Chris Jackson weighs in with his two cents on the debate over interracial violence in the Bayview.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Muting the Masonic

After several years and hearings, it appears that the leaders of the Masonic Auditorium and local neighbors are finally singing kumbaya together regarding the expansion plans for the venue.

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Recycling Drama

C.W. Nevius dives into the Safeway recycling center eviction and the recent high speed chase of a street cleaning machine in the TL.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

empire state of mind

The Chronicle’s editorial staff opines on the implications Newsom and Harris’ victories will have on the national political landscape.

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

S.F. Suspends Club Where Shootout Happened

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Guess it’s all about hybrids these days

The Chronicle discusses the idea of hybrid district elections, and why they’re gaining traction.

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Oooh…colors!

On Tuesday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors approved a plan to allow 5 percent of buses and 10 percent of Metro cars to have advertisements placed on their windows.  But don’t get too excited, a few transit users, including a member of the Board of Supes, think this plan makes them sick.  Literally.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Newsom: what’s next?

Chron columnist Nevius and Ex columnist Garcia look at the reasons behind Newsom’s departure from the race, and offer their ideas about what might be next.

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Taser Talk silenced

C.W. weighs in on San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr’s decision to abandon plans to equip 5% of the City’s police force with stun guns.

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Hedge Fun

bag-of-money19Well, Tom Perkins had a golden opportunity to explain his persecution-of-the-rich comments before the Commonwealth Club on Thursday night. Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius was there and gives us his impression of the whole affair.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Bring on the Books!

The contentious battle over the construction of… a library (yep, this is San Francisco) seems to finally be coming to a close. Although, an appeal may further delay the construction.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

The Apology

Members of the local Muslim community applaud the recent apology from Police Chief George Gascon.

Thursday, August 27th, 2009