Ed Lee http://kalw.org en San Francisco’s Proposition B takes its role in affordable housing debate http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-s-proposition-b-takes-its-role-affordable-housing-debate <p class="p1">Once blighted and clogged with cars, the Embarcadero is now a promenade of upscale restaurants, farmers markets, and a walkable Bay Trail. As development all over San Francisco barrels forward, residents are being asked to decide what they envision for the future of the city’s frontage.</p><p class="p1">Tomorrow, San Francisco voters will cast ballots for or against a controversial luxury condo development across from Pier 3. The long-disputed 8 Washington project would bring multimillion-dollar housing to a 3.2-acre lot on the city’s waterfront.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:24:44 +0000 Liz Pfeffer 35422 at http://kalw.org San Francisco’s Proposition B takes its role in affordable housing debate Today on Your Call: How much technology can one city take? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-much-technology-can-one-city-take <P>On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with journalist David Talbot about San Francisco ’s digital gold rush, which he says is causing the city to struggle for its soul. His latest piece has caused quite a stir. He reports that the new tech boom has added $6 billion to the city’s tax roll over the past year, but rents are soaring and people are being squeezed out of town. Do you like what technology is doing to your city? Join us at 10 am PST or leave a comment here. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 17399 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How much technology can one city take? Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 21, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-wednesday-march-21-2012 <p>Mayor Ed Lee will seek to remove <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/03/21/MN601NNOM4.DTL&amp;type=newsbayarea">Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi</a> from office, citing political misconduct in response to the incident that led to Mirkarimi&#39;s guilty plea of false imprisonment...</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 17:23:35 +0000 Katie Styer 7851 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Monday, March 19, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-march-19-2012 <p>As <a href="http://www.sacbee.com/2012/03/19/4348643/sf-sheriff-faces-sentencing-for.html">San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi</a> heads to court today to face sentencing for the false imprisonment of his wife, <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/03/19/BA5M1NLCSJ.DTL&amp;feed=rss.matierandross">San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee</a> has been consulting with City Attorney Dennis Herrera on whether and how to oust the embattled sheriff...</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:08:37 +0000 7705 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Monday, March 19, 2012