On the day he would have turned 88, members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will enter an epic battle by farm workers seeking implementation of their union contract against a giant Central Valley grower -- reminiscent of 1960s farm labor fights.
Approximately 5,000 Californians become newly infected with HIV every year -- almost 14 every day. These HIV infections are preventable using tools that we currently have available, and PrEP is one of these important tools.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to place a measure on this November's ballot that will give voters the chance to demand a federal constitutional amendment that would authorize limits on political campaign contributions.
As we roll towards this November, we'll have the appearance of "popcorn politics." These are the great shows and stands that our politicians will take over the summer, all angling to find that one blockbuster that will propel them back into office.
Apparently, we should all be happy these days because we were told this week that the budget shortfall is less than originally stated. This is good in a "the plane isn't diving into the ground as fast as assumed" way.