West Oakland is a hot new spot for techies looking for a cheap neighbourhood, but it’s also a hotbed of environmental racism.
For every Gawker hit piece on San Francisco’s urban planning, the city’s rapid explosion was entirely unpredictable, and officials cannot entirely be blamed for failing to be prepared for it.
The aftermath of Folsom Street Fair (link NSFW) is over, and San Francisco is settling back into itself, a growingly genteel city interrupted by the occasional burp of a flailing queer culture — an increasingly mainstream Pride that looks more like a party for straight people than a defiant celebration of life, a Folsom Street […]
Living part-time in the Bay Area as I do, I occupy a strange personal, class, and social space. I love the Bay Area deeply and enjoy my time there, but at the same time, I am one of the people contributing to the radical social and class shifts in the region, and, at times, one […]