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Francisco Da Costa
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Director, Environmental Justice Advocacy
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IN SAN FRANCISCO - SO CALLED " SHARED EQUITY " - THAT ONCE EXISTED IS NO MORE - FOR ALL THE TALK - BY MAYOR EDWIN M. LEE - HIS TALK DOES NOT MATCH WITH HIS DAILY WALK - HE IS A JOKE.
Mayor Edwin M. Lee - the clown. San Francisco has a Mayor who is a JOKER - his many lackeys - who keep afloat his failed policies - have failed - to represent the " commons " - the good, decent,  ordinary citizens of the United States of America. The Mayor ...

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WE HAVE OVER 13,000 HOMELESS - LIVING ON OUR STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO - AMONG THEM THOSE HAVING " CERTIFICATES OF PREFERENCE " - SLOWLY DYING INCOGNITO.
The KKK holding their ceremony - below the Rotunda at SF City Hall - (circa 1938 ) - deep root racism still prevails in San Francisco. San Francisco is a " Racist City " - those in power exhibit powers and are shrewd and cunning - as they come - they will s...

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GENTRIFICATION OF THE WORST ORDER - HAS COME TO VISIT - ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT OFFICE - IN THE BAYVIEW HUNTERS POINT AREA - 4911 THIRD IS UP FOR SALE - FOR 4.1.6 MILLION.
Gentrification has come to visit 4909 Third Street  - the building - is up for sale - and the asking price is $1.6 million. I know there is some one out there - who has the "dingo" to make this deal go through - the Chinese have flooded Bayview Hunters Poin...

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THOUSANDS OF WOMEN INCARCERATED ALL OVER THE NATION - MANY ARE NOT GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE LESS SPEND MORE TIME WITH THEIR CHILDREN - THOUSANDS OF THEM VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - WOEMN OF COLOR SUFFER THE MOST.
Thousands of women all over the Nation - are now incarcerated - and many of them do not get an opportunity to see their children - less be with them. Keeping children belonging to incarcerated  " at bay " is a crime  -  this denial of their  "human rights" ...

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WORLD WIDE THE STARVATION OF INFANTS, CHILDREN, YOUTH, YOUNG ADULTS - HAS NOT BEEN ADDRESSED - IN A MEANINGFUL MANNER - THE SAME NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS - CALLING THE SHOTS - LACKING CULTURAL COMPETENCY.
In California we had 5 years of drought - then this year heavy rain fall - we have learned little from the lesson Nature taught us. It is the year 2017 -  hunger and related issues - are killing millions of innocent people - all over the world. Even here in...

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THE " SEQUOIAS " HAVE BEEN PRESENT FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS - CLIMATE CHANGE IS AFFECTING THEM - YET, THEIR RESILIENCE KNOWS NO BOUNDS - NATURE WINS - ALWAYS.
The Giant Sequoia - named General Sherman - most probably by the " Buffalo Soldiers " - an all Black regiment - that managed the then - Federal Lands - they ventured far away from San Francisco - more the Presidio of San Francisco - where they were statione...

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" MATH GENIUS " - MARYAM MIRZAKHANI DIES AT AN EARLY AGE OF 40 YEARS - SHE TOUCHED MANY LIVES - CONTRIBUTED HER BEST TO THE WORLD OF MATHEMATICS.
Maryham Mirzakhani - first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal. 1977 - 2017 Maryham Mirzakhani left this Earth - at an early age of 40 years - she died from breast cancer. She leaves behind her husband Jan Vondrak and a daughter named Anahita - numerous o...

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DO WE HAVE THE RIGHT PEOPLE - OR ARE THE SAME ONES - TRYING TO HOODWINK US - ON MAKING CHANGES AS FAR AS INCARCERATION IS CONCERNED - THE INDIGENT SLOWLY DYING ON THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO - THE SAME OLD CROOKS WHO KNOW HOW TO PLAY THE GAME.
San Francisco's City Hall San Francisco has an over $10 Billion budget - and yet less than 2% of that budget - is spent on helping the homeless - getting them out of the situation they are IN. The SF Health Department does not help - the Homeless Czar get a...

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NET NEUTRALITY IS OUR FREEDOM - OUR ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE - SOCIALIZE -WITHOUT ANY INTERFERENCE - WE DO NOT NEED ANY ENTITY - TO THROTTLE DATA - SLOW DOWN THE FLOW OF DATA - IN SHORT DISCRIMINATE WHEN IT COMES TO OUR INTERNET.
The Federal Communication Commission Way back in 1988 I worked for the Department of Defense - we had access -large computers - that we used to communicate. We used " punch cards " - learned COBOL and other languages - to better use these large IBM machines...

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SAN FRANCISCO HAS FAILED OUR INFANTS, OUR CHILDREN, OUR YOUTH, OUR YOUNG ADULTS, OUR SENIORS, THOSE WITH COMPROMISED HEALTH - OUR AIR IS CONTAMINATED IN SAN FRANCISCO - AND THERE IS MORE.
From time to time - I visit the San Francisco Board of Supervisors - the present sitting - so called Representatives - conducting their business in Room 250 - the August Chamber  at SF City Hall. These current - SF Board of Supervisors - representing the 11...
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