A Trader Joe’s store will take the place of Cala Foods at California and Hyde streets in Nob Hill, the popular chain-store grocer announced Tuesday.
Goodbye, June. Hello, Barry. The idea (blush) the Giants, figuratively had gone south when in actuality they went east across the Bay Bridge? Sorry.
Paul Gardner, the veteran contractor of 20 years, founded Whole House Building Supply with the intention of not only salvaging reusable parts from old houses, but also keeping materials out of landfills for the sake of the environment. The business recently relocated from East Palo Alto to San Mateo.
Don’t look now, but Gov. Jerry Brown is morphing into Arnold Schwarzenegger before our very eyes.
Once again, a governor has come into Sacramento promising to change the way things work in the Capitol, to make the tough decisions to make state government fiscally solvent. And once again, we are stuck with a state budget based on unrealistic revenue assumptions that avoid necessary spending cuts.
Anyone who has seriously studied Medicaid understands there is a huge difference between possessing health insurance and having access to health care.
Until the very last minute, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seemed determined to spend $350,000 to spy on doctors and rediscover this well-known fact. Although the department finally dropped that plan, doctors should expect to experience similar government intrusions in the future.
"All warfare is based upon deception,” instructed Sun Tzu, the great Chinese military strategist of the 6th century B.C. But when it comes to the global jihad of the 21st century, the extent to which we in the West insist upon deceiving ourselves would shock even Sunny. Some quick examples follow:
When governors and legislators face seemingly big budget deficits, they often turn to gimmicks to balance income and outgo on paper.
Your Sunday cover story, “Paying for the parks,” resembled a press release from the Recreation and Park Department rather than independent journalism. For example, the article indicates the new boathouse vendor at Stow Lake will generate $50,000 a year in additional revenue. But as a member of the family that operated the boathouse for decades, I can tell you we offered a $55,000 higher minimum annual rent than the New Mexico group that has been given the new contract. That is at least $1 million lost to The City over the term of the lease.
America was worse than just war-weary by 1973, when the War Powers Act became the law of the land — as the Senate and House both overrode the veto of a hawkish and hard-line president, Richard Nixon.