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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

Salt Lake City Council lowers quorum requirements for Commissions; approves plan for affordable senior housing. | News | #citycouncil

Salt Lake City Council members received a handful of scathing comments from city residents on Tuesday surrounding Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s self-recommended salary increase of $44,000. The Council also adopted an ordinance amending the minimum number of commissioners needed to hold meetings for the Historic Landmark and Planning Commissions and approved a study for an affordable […]

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LA City Council Honors Former DWP Chief Martin Adams | #citycouncil

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council recognized Martin Adams Wednesday on the eve of his retirement as general manager of the Department of Water and Power, which he led for five years. Councilwoman Katy Yaroslavsky, who chairs the Energy and Environment Committee, led a presentation that highlighted Adams’ decades-long career with the […]

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Brussels mayor gives Europe’s hard-right a free hit before EU election – POLITICO

Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs Amichai Chikli, from the hard-right governing Likud party, compared what he described as the tyrannical woke agenda as another kind of totalitarianism, sitting alongside jihadist terror. “They are hiding behind so-called liberal values but the nature of this movement is anti-liberal,” he told POLITICO.  Captive audience Over two days, the […]

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Massive Peskin kickoff sets up an epic race for mayor of SF

It’s always hard to estimate crowd size, particularly in a crowded place like Portsmouth Square, but I would say at least 750 people showed up today for the Aaron Peskin for Mayor kickoff, and that might be low. Could have been 1,000. Either way, it was a massive show of support for a candidate who […]

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Lightfoot may be hired to investigate Dolton mayor, trustees – 301 – Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News

Lightfoot may be hired to investigate Dolton mayor, trustees 2024-04-06 This article shared 302 times since Yesterday A group of Dolton trustees is aiming to hire former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot—who is also an ex-federal prosecutor—to investigate Mayor Tiffany Henyard, media outlets reported. The group wants Lightfoot to investigate Henyard and village representatives in […]

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City Council

Ahead of Intersection Dedication Ceremony, LA City Council Honors Top Dawg | #citycouncil

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Ahead of the intersection dedication in honor of Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith for his contributions to the music industry, the Los Angeles City Council Friday recognized him in Council Chambers. Councilman Tim McOsker, who represents the 15th District, covering parts of San Pedro, Watts and other harbor communities, led the presentation […]

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LA City Council Approves $10M Contract for Development of `Mobility Hubs’ | #citycouncil

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council green-lit a proposed five-year contract with a company to design and operate so-called Integrated Mobility Hubs. Council members voted 12-0 to allow the Department of Transportation to execute a more than $10 million contract with Bike DBA Tranzito, which will provide various on-demand transportation options such […]

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Alabama

Alabama IVF ruling spurs a GOP reckoning on conception bills | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The split over how states should handle fertility treatments could force some abortion opponents in Congress to reckon with their support of long-standing abortion bills. The Alabama Supreme Court’s Feb. 16 ruling that frozen embryos used in in vitro fertilization or IVF are humans has ignited a firestorm over how to address personhood laws in […]

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City Council

Permit parking restrictions approved for Runyon Canyon by LA City Council | #citycouncil

The Los Angeles City Council approved permit parking near Runyon Canyon due to high visitor volume. Councilwoman Nithya Raman requested permit parking to address parking challenges caused by non-resident hikers. Residents can obtain parking permits to be exempt from new rules, including various parking restrictions. The LADOT can establish a Preferential Parking District if criteria […]

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