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The criminal justice system in SF is badly broken, and the mayor’s budget doesn’t help

The Board of Supes Budget and Appropriations Committee heard from various parts of the criminal justice system Friday, and we learned several things: There will be no Sheriff’s Department civilian oversight for the next two years at least. The courts, the jails, and Public Defender’s Office are understaffed, and the sheriff has no clear plan […]

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Does Mayor Breed just hate poor people?

“This mayor is blocking all affordable housing proposals at this point,” an aide to a San Francisco supervisor said to our small group of houseless/formerly houseless POOR Magazine poverty skolaz on a zoom call we organized last month. A big group of us poor people from San Francisco have been meeting, thinking, activating, praying and visioning […]

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City Council

Preview of City Council Work Session on Flood Management, City Hall, & Golf Course | Local News | #citycouncil

{KXLG – Watertown, SD} The Watertown City Council will hold a work session on Monday, June 10th, 2024, at 2:00 PM in the Community Room of the Police Department. The work session aims to discuss upcoming agenda items for the June 17th City Council meeting. Typically, work sessions are just discussions in nature, but the […]

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Ray Patlán, muralist and mayor of SF’s Balmy Alley, dies at 77 

Raymond Michael Patlán, an internationally esteemed Chicano muralist once dubbed mayor of San Francisco’s Balmy Alley, died on April 15 in Oakland. He was 77.  Friends remember Patlán as a “dynamic force.” His powerful, politically outspoken murals about labor, the Central American crisis and inequality have not only adorned the walls of the Mission District […]

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City Council

Candidate for CV City Council Misleads as ‘Legal Professional’ | #citycouncil

By Arturo CastañaresEditor-at-Large A candidate for the Chula Vista City Council refers to herself as a legal professional and to her legal practice even though she is not a licensed attorney, becoming the second recent candidate to embellish their background in hopes of gaining a political advantage in the county’s second-largest city. Leticia Munguia claims […]

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City Council

Boulder Chamber to Host City Council Candidate Forum | #citycouncil

SUPPORT LOCAL MEDIA-DONATE NOW! Press Releases are provided to Yellow Scene. In an effort to keep our community informed, we publish some press releases in whole. Boulder, Colorado – With Boulder’s first head-to-head race for mayor, along with four council seats in contention, this year’s election results will have a broad-reaching impact on business interests […]

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City Council

Boulder City Council removes Police Oversight Panel member, prompting threat of legal action | #citycouncil

Special thanks to John Herrick, Boulder Reporting Lab (AP Storyshare) The Boulder City Council has voted to remove a member from the Police Oversight Panel, the latest flashpoint in a dispute that has dominated Boulder headlines for months. The decision was seen by some as a rebuff to the community organizations that helped appoint the […]

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Alaska

Explore a vibrant world of arts and culture in Anchorage | #alaska | #politics

People look at art displayed at the Anchorage Museum in downtown Anchorage during First Friday on Dec. 2, 2022. (Emily Mesner / ADN) Whether you’re culturally curious, into the arts or hung up on history, Anchorage’s arts and culture scene has you covered. Museums and galleries across town showcase perspectives, experiences, treasures and truths that […]

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City Council

Statement from Lisa Sweeney-Miran and Dan Williams on Boulder City Council’s 05/04/23 vote to remove panelist from police oversight panel. | #citycouncil

City Council in Boulder votes to overrule Police Oversight Selection Committee  May 4th, 2023  Tonight’s Boulder City Council vote to interfere with police oversight was unlawful and unethical. The police union, the police foundation, and anti-homeless hate groups have pushed an overly politicized city council into breaking their own laws. The council’s action is a […]

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City council ponders a ban on electric surfboards | News | #citycouncil

A group of Springfield city council members are looking to foil the hydrofoil. The hydrofoil in question is owned by Matt Scherer, an entrepreneur who wants to offer electric surfboard lessons on Lake Springfield. Scherer said he took out a $27,000 loan from the city of Springfield to start the business but now the city’s […]

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