David Campos 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 In San Francisco, it’s not always easy to get to school http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-it-s-not-always-easy-get-school <p>If you’ve lived in San Francisco long enough, you might have noticed that there are fewer yellow school buses crisscrossing the city. State budget cuts have forced the school district to cut its bus services to 98 percent of high school students. Only five middle schools still get busing. Even elementary schools have been losing service. And deeper cuts are promised for next year.</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 20:26:14 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 7926 at http://kalw.org In San Francisco, it’s not always easy to get to school