Saturday, August 10, 2019

Big Day for Big 19

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Big 19

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Notable People

Four native San Franciscans noted for their contributions to culture:

  1. Dave Brubeck, jazz pianist and composer
  2. Robert Frost, poet
  3. Jerry Garcia, rock musician
  4. Jay Ward, creator of Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoon series

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

IPO Tax

Supervisor Mar continues to push the limits in addressing the housing crisis that is causing widespread social disintegration. In our privatized society, affordable housing taxes are the only viable option to prevent a complete social breakdown under the system imposed by venture capital.

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Cool Cats

Fans of cool jazz from the 1950s might remember two Bay Area legends who played at San Francisco's Black Hawk nightclub at the corner of Turk and Hyde in the Tenderloin. The unusual combination of San Francisco born Dave Brubeck and Concord native Paul Desmond was one of the finest.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Cannabis Lounge

Cannabis lounges are on track to open by early next year in San Francisco, making it possible for those who want to smoke pot to have somewhere legal to smoke it. No smoking apartments combined with no smoking in front of building entrances makes it all but impossible to take a toke.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Less Stress

While BART is maxed, Bay Area ferries are just getting started, with a projected five-fold increase in ferry ridership as the Transportation Authority and Port of San Francisco plan for expansion goes into high gear. The new Richmond Ferry, that went into operation in January, is a resounding success. Over the next fifteen years, the ferry system will grow from 16 vessels to 44.