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Alameda Mayor Ashcraft Kills Protected Bike Lanes on Grand
Whatever the strategy was, this is now a substantive loss for this project and the overarching process for safer streets across Alameda.You had a chance to take a critical eye to this project in June.Mayor Ezzy Ashcraft killed protected bike lanes along Grand Street (as were approved at the last Council hearing and as studied by staff for months).Image: Fehr & Peers Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft joined councilmembers Tony Daysog and Trish Herrera-Spencer and put the brakes on a plan for protected bike lanes on Grand Street at Tuesday's city council meeting.
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Pile of Poop Prominently Placed In Political Pamphlet Now Arriving In SF Mailboxes
The latest SF political mailer drops a provocation in the old San Francisco street poop debates, and it's largely paid for by a union that may gain some members under a Department of Sanitation and Streets.It's obvious why labor unions want a Department of Sanitation and Streets.The San Francisco street poop discourse has long been effective clickbait for the local and national media, and poop has popped up in politics too.But why are developers and their PR firms against the Department of Sanitation and Streets?
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Donna's Chronicles, "The Grand Ducal Council of San Francisco..." - San Francisco Bay Times
At long last, the results of the previous Saturday's public vote were announced, followed by the crowning of the new Grand Duke Gregory Starr & Grand Duchess Kelly Rose.The exhibit runs through November 12 and also includes photographs, awards, letters, and other memorabilia, truly a fitting tribute to the work of these two San Francisco icons.During the evening, Halloween eggs, raffle tickets, and a short live auction generated funds for CHEER SF's new efforts.First, recent cover model and runner Cal Calamia and Ariel Robbins shared information about their work with transgender children through their organization 2 Hot 4 Hoodies (2H4H).
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SF's 154th Italian Heritage Parade 2022
The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is proud to announce its return to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 9, 2022.The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is the longest continuously running Italian Heritage Parade in the United States and celebrates the accomplishments and culture of all Italian-Americans.Last year, the Italian Heritage Parade was the first major parade to take place in the city since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and this year the parade once again expects to host vibrant crowds coinciding with San Francisco Fleet Week.