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    Sep 27, 2009
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  • Feds pitch in funds for SF public housing

    Two city housing developments are about to become more modern and energy-efficient with new funding help from the feds.

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development doled out $500 million in grants to public housing authorities nationwide that will be used to build or renovate apartments and to make existing units more energy efficient.

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  • In guns vs. butter, butter is winning the challenge

    H. Rowan Gaither Jr. advised the great men of his era. He helped found RAND, the original U.S. think tank. He headed the Ford Foundation and served on numerous presidential committees. Ultimately, President Dwight Eisenhower would tab him to chair an independent assessment of America’s national security needs.

    For once, Ike got more than he asked for.

  • GOP should have held its fire in Van Jones affair

    Boy, did Republicans and conservatives blow it in the Van Jones affair.

    A brief recap might be in order. Until early September, Jones held the job of special adviser for green jobs, enterprise and innovation in President Barack Obama’s administration. Jones also served on the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

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