Fire accelerated Telegraph Avenue spiral

Fire accelerated Telegraph Avenue spiral

From the SF Chronicle: “The idea that the neighborhood was closed down permeated out into the rest of the area … and we’re really not seeing foot traffic come back,” said Moskowitz, who had to lay off three employees several months after the fire when business didn’t fully recover. “As if the street didn’t have enough problems already,” Moskowitz said. Continue reading

The Top 5 Myths About the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act

From The Nation: While debating the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act (DEJA) on the House floor in June, Michigan Republican Fred Upton called the legislation a “win-win.” You might assume that the winning going on would benefit the American people, but as California Democrat Henry Waxman warned, H.R. 4480 is a Trojan horse. While the DEJA claims to be about creating jobs and lowering gas prices, the bill’s real goal is to dismantle the country’s environmental policies. Continue reading