urban policy http://kalw.org en San Francisco fights to keep the ocean at bay http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-fights-keep-ocean-bay <p>The only thing more powerful than human will is Mother Nature. At San Francisco&rsquo;s Ocean Beach, the two forces have done battle for years over wave erosion, but only the city has something to lose. With the safety of its wastewater treatment plant at stake on the one hand and a lawsuit on the other, San Francisco&rsquo;s planners are attempting to find a solution that will placate Mother Nature and avoid the most expensive fix: retreat.</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:24:57 +0000 Jayme Catsouphes 8089 at http://kalw.org San Francisco fights to keep the ocean at bay Will Cities Be Heard in Campaign 2012? http://kalw.org/post/will-cities-be-heard-campaign-2012 <p>Great nations feature great cities. But American campaigns usually don't. Four years after voters elected a president who pledged to do more for cities, is that about to change?</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:58:44 +0000 Jarrett Murphy 4087 at http://kalw.org Will Cities Be Heard in Campaign 2012?