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Sunday
May052019

POLITICS (National): Various reports: "Stephen Moore, Trump ally, withdraws from contention for Fed seat"; "Trump Labor secretary comes out against giving workers a raise"; "Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut interest rates, but economists say it's a bad idea"; "Critics say Trump nominee for a science job has a glaring conflict of interest" ....

Sunday
May052019

Have been away for a couple weeks, will now try to catch up a bit....

Have been traveling, will now try to catch up at least a bit.....

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Bay Area): "Fight over waterfront homeless shelter sows division in diverse San Francisco district"; "Bay Area horse training owner underpaid migrant workers and housed them in stables"; "Berkeley's RV parking ban send shock waves through neighboring cities"; also, "Homelessness: Regional plan needed to solve Bay Area crisis, business group says" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around the Bay Area....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Berkeley's RV parking ban sends shock waves through neighboring cities"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Fight over waterfront homeless shelter sows division in diverse San Francisco district"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Bay Area horse training owner underpaid migrant workers and housed them in stables"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Homelessness: Regional plan needed to solve Bay Area crisis, business group says"

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Calif.: "What is congestion pricing? And can it solve traffic jams in San Diego as experts promise?"; "Orange County's toll road agencies will audit some, but not all, of oits consultant contracts"; No. Calif.: "What will happen to Oracle Arena when the Warriors leave for San Francisco?"; "San Jose: Mayor rejects salary increase proposed by city commission" .....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "What is congestion pricing? And can it solve traffic jams in San Diego as experts promise?"

* Orange County Register:  "Orange County's toll road agencies will audit some, but not all, of its consultant contracts"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "What will happen to Oracle Arena when the Warriors leave for San Francisco?"

* Mercury News:  "San Jose: Mayor rejects salary increase proposed by city commission" - "Setting competitive salaries will attract strong candidates, the salary-setting commission argued."

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Bay Area): "S.F. to boost e-scooter rentals to 1,600, with option to grow to 2,500"; "88,000 people in S.F. who lost driver's licenses may get them back"; S.F. compromises -- slightly -- on Embarcadero Navigation Center after month-long backlash"; also, "Oakland sideshow ends with AC Transit bus going up in flames" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around the Bay Area....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F. to boost e-scooter rentals to1,600, with option to grow to 2,500"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "88,000 people in S.F. who lost driver's licenses may get them back"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F. compromises -- slightly -- on Embarcadero Navigation Center after month-long backlash"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Oakland sideshow ends with AC Transit bus going up in flames"