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Will Fight a Thousand Times Over: The Power of a Mother


Making History: Minkahyup
Will Fight a Thousand Times Over: The Power of a Mother

Bart Blues




Years before a foot
of track was laid for
the Bart system

my father collected
record albums with
miles of tracks pressed
into the grooves

he had hundreds of them
and he always handled
them by the edges

he didn't want to
get fingerprints, scratches
or dust on them

said it would
ruin the sound

(not to mention waste his hard earned money from his trusted Janitorial
job over on Van Ness Ave)

But as much as
he tried to take care of those
albums, he couldn't keep some
of them from warping and getting
scratched

and those albums would
 

Power Tu D People!

October 7, 2014

Several years ago former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom shared his vision of making SF the greenest city in America while in office. In more recent years Mayor Ed Lee has invited many tech giants into the city which has caused real estate prices to increase drastically. I have an idea that can address the holes in these two mayors' visions for the city.

Sidewalk Grannies Marketplace

October 2014

Along with many things that are ever-changing in San Francisco is the crackdowns on the sidewalk grannies marketplace.

The sidewalk grannie market is generally elder female Chinese immigrants presumably selling odds and ends that they get for free.

They generally have fewer than 20 items at a time that range in price from 1-3 dollars.

Is It a Raise or a Ripoff?

June 24, 2014

Seattle and San Francisco are both raising their minimum wage. In San Francisco, the average studio will rent for $1,0000 to $2,000 per month. Seattle has similarly high rental rates. Considering that, $15.00 per hour is not that much of a raise.

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