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  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Public Power: CleanPowerSF Approved By Board of Supervisors

    After decades of wrangling, a controversial $19.5 million contract with Shell was moments ago approved by the Board of Supervisors to inaugurate the city's "CleanPowerSF" program. The final vote was 8-3, with only Supervisors Carmen Chu, Sean Eslbernd, and Mark Farrell dissenting. That, incidentally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    After Prop. 16 Defeat, Public Power Advocates Still Can't Promise Cheaper Rates

    Still no price tag attached​The weeks leading up to Tuesday's election saw no shortage of hand-wringing among public-power advocates. With passage of PG&E-backed Proposition 16 -- which would have required a two-thirds popular vote before municipal governments could get into the electricity bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Meet the New LAFCo, Same as the Old LAFCo

    The White House handover has put us in a contemplative mood here at SF Weekly. Time passes, the seasons change, and the wheel of fate turns. But some things are constant -- among them the intellectual rigidity of San Francisco's Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo), a little-noticed board that ... More >>

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Class Action

    A peek at the future of higher political education

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    "They're Hijacking Our Rally!"

    Opponents of the Potrero Hill power plant expansion could use a lesson in organization.

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    I Jerk My Knee All on My Own, Thank You Very Much; But Tell Us What You Really Think; New Gold Rush Heroes?; God Wants You to Park Here; What? Only a Pinch of Substance?

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