Archive for November 4th, 2010

Happy (Meal) No More

November 4, 2010
Happy (Meal) No More

Amidst all the Election Day flurry Tuesday, the Supervisors of San Francisco made some bold political moves of their own. With a veto-proof majority, the city’s Supervisors voted to ban the use of toys in children’s meals that do not meet set nutritional standards. While numerous establishments in San Francisco (and across the country) serve […]

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Development Wants What Development Gets

November 4, 2010
Development Wants What Development Gets

The conventional definition of over-development typically applies to the fringe of a city: it impacts pristine land, adds to soil erosion, contributes to pollution in storm-water run-off, loss of habitat, loss of entire ecosystems, etc.  But when it occurs in the center of a city, we drop the pejorative prefix and unreservedly laud it as […]

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