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Ken Neiman

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Ken is a self-described public policy wonk and covers local politics, incarceration, and police. He loves classical music and thinks Michael Tilson Thomas is the greatest thing San Francisco has ever produced.

An under-the-radar regulatory body has the ability to greatly improve air quality. Will it do so under pressure from fossil fuel companies?Bay Area

An under-the-radar regulatory body has the ability to greatly improve air quality. Will it do so under pressure from fossil fuel companies?

The Bay Area has a reputation as an environmentally conscious region. However, this green consciousness does not manifest equitable conditions
School Reopening Becomes Battleground Against Public EducationBay Area

School Reopening Becomes Battleground Against Public Education

San Francisco — After a heated battle between the city and its own school district, the city will begin a
UCSF Parnassus: The Battle for Affordable Housing in the City, in MiniatureSan Francisco Board of Supervisors

UCSF Parnassus: The Battle for Affordable Housing in the City, in Miniature

San Francisco — A heated political battle has begun in the city over new housing development adjacent to the University
Court Rules Warriors Must Pay Debts to Oakland, Despite Billionaire Owners’ ProtestsBay Area

Court Rules Warriors Must Pay Debts to Oakland, Despite Billionaire Owners’ Protests

San Francisco — A ruling by the California Supreme Court on December 9 will keep the Golden State Warriors on
SF Auto Deaths on the Rise Despite City’s Enforcement Approach to Vision ZeroBay Area

SF Auto Deaths on the Rise Despite City’s Enforcement Approach to Vision Zero

San Francisco — The City set a goal to all but eliminate auto fatalities and serious injuries, but is not
San Francisco Registers Almost Four Times as Many Fatal Overdoses as Covid Deaths in 2020Bay Area

San Francisco Registers Almost Four Times as Many Fatal Overdoses as Covid Deaths in 2020

San Francisco — If you live in San Francisco, you may not be surprised by an August from the Department
DA: PG&E’s criminal negligence caused 2018 Camp Fires, will face less than $1M in penaltiesCalifornia

DA: PG&E’s criminal negligence caused 2018 Camp Fires, will face less than $1M in penalties

BUTTE COUNTY — The Butte County District Attorney’s report on the 2018 Camp Fire alleges that PG&E was “criminally negligent”