Jane Kim

Type: Person
Name: Jane Kim (Jane J Kim)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

San Francisco Set to Name Street After Trans Icon

by Matthew S. BajkoSan Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community.At its meeting Tuesday, April 22, the Board of Supervisors is expected ... [Published Edge Miami - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Lee doesn’t think contaminated Treasure Island is unsafe, has no plans to move residents

Mayor Ed Lee is concerned that some Treasure Island residents don’t feel safe living on the former Navy base but doesn’t think anyone’s health is at risk, despite mounting evidence that radiological contamination is far more widespread than authorities ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mold is newest health concern on Treasure Island

The people who live and work on Treasure Island aren't only plagued by soil contaminated with radiation and toxic substances: An increasing number of residents and workers are complaining about mold and dampness in buildings on the decades-old Navy base ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why New Housing Alone Won't Fix What's Wrong With San Francisco

/Business InsiderSee Also Maps Show Evictions In San Francisco Are Often Near 'Google Bus' Stops NOW IT'S PERSONAL: Protesters Are Targeting Tech Execs Individually, By Name I Was Assaulted For Wearing Google Glass In The Wrong Part Of ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

SF set to name street after transgender icon

San Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community.At its meeting Tuesday, April 22, the Board of Supervisors is expected to approve adding ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Supes urge retirement system to divest Russian investments

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee heard from LGBT advocates and others about why the city's retirement system should divest investments in Russian securities because of the country's anti-gay laws.While Russia decriminalized homosexuality ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Gay, Russia
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Standing Alone

Leland Yee’s status as an outsider to the Chinese-American political machine may finally be paying off—for everyone but Leland Yee.On the March day that California State Senator Leland Yee was arrested on gun trafficking and political corruption charges, ... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

S.F. housing advocates slam proposed legislation

Developer Oz Erickson is concerned that proposed legislation, while well-intentioned, would make it harder to develop market-rate housing in District 6.San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

11 Luxurious Penthouses You'll Want to Live In

Penthouses are usually associated with the rich and famous. With every right of course, since staying in one will cost you a fortune. The priciest apartment in New York for example will set a buyer back $100 million. So unless you have more than just ... [Published Fooyoh - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

This One Intersection Explains Why Housing Is So Expensive In San Francisco

Brett Bolkowy via www.flickr.com creative commonsSan Francisco is a great place to live, if you can afford it.The only problem is, many can't. Median rent in the city is more than $1,463 per month . That's higher than every other major city in the US ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

S.F. supervisor pushes to boost SoMa affordable housing

San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood is ground zero for the city's housing construction boom, and Supervisor Jane Kim is worried that not enough is being done to ensure a good portion of that housing is affordable to low- and middle-income ci ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Navy to Test 600 San Francisco Treasure Island Residences For Radiation

The Navy will test an island community in San Francisco Bay for radiation, officials said Tuesday, while trying to downplay fears of a potential health hazard.An object containing radiation was found on Treasure Island, a man-made community created in ... [Published Opposing Views - Mar 27 2014]

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"This is a historic vote and action," Kim said during the hearing before the committee on which she serves. "vicki in particular was a mentor to many folks in this room, other performers, and transgender youth coming up in the scene. it is time to finally recognize this icon and activist. this block is the perfect place to memorialize her legacy."

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San Francisco Set to Name Street After Trans Icon [Published Edge Miami - 4 hours ago]
Lee doesn’t think contaminated Treasure Island ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 17 hours ago]
Sharp Park reed-clearing plan provokes legal cr... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 18 hours ago]
Mold is newest health concern on Treasure Island [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 20 2014]
Supes urge retirement system to divest Russian ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 17 2014]
SF set to name street after transgender icon [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 17 2014]
Why New Housing Alone Won't Fix What's Wrong Wi... [Published Business Insider - Apr 17 2014]
Standing Alone [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Apr 15 2014]
S.F. housing advocates slam proposed legislation [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
S.F. housing advocates slam proposed legislation [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 09 2014]
11 Luxurious Penthouses You'll Want to Live In [Published Fooyoh - Apr 09 2014]
S.F. supervisor pushes to boost SoMa affordable... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 09 2014]
This One Intersection Explains Why Housing Is S... [Published Business Insider - Apr 08 2014]
"Floyd Collins": heaps of social commentary on ... [Published People's World - Apr 08 2014]
Episcopal Community Services finally gets noticed [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 06 2014]
Officials from the Netherlands Come to SF to Ki... [Published San Francisco Sentinel - Apr 04 2014]
Mayor Lee Announces Certification of Tagalog fo... [Published AsianWeek.com - Apr 04 2014]
Covered San Francisco plan would bridge gaps be... [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Apr 03 2014]
San Francisco certifies Tagalog as 3rd required... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 03 2014]
S.F. board delays vote on Ellis Act changes, ev... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 03 2014]
The Class War Is Back On in San Francisco [Published Time - Apr 02 2014]
The Class War Is Back On in San Francisco [Published TIME.com - Apr 02 2014]
San Francisco denies appeal over tech employee ... [Published KTVU - Apr 02 2014]
Sharp Park wins again [Published Pacifica Tribune - Apr 02 2014]
S.F. could legalize in-law rentals [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 02 2014]
Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan to Lead T... [Published MarketWired - Mar 31 2014]
Inside the Homeless Outreach Team [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Mar 28 2014]
Navy to Test 600 San Francisco Treasure Island ... [Published Opposing Views - Mar 27 2014]
Will Navy’s radiological survey of homes on Tre... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Mar 26 2014]
Navy to test hundreds of homes in California fo... [Published Russia Today - Mar 26 2014]
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The Class War Is Back On in San Francisco [Published TIME.com - Apr 02 2014]
On Tuesday the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, an 11-member outfit that runs the city, sat through a marathon, eight-hour hearing in a high-ceilinged room at City Hall. The central issue of that hearing—an appeal for an environmental review of a ...
Whistleblower Reveals Favoritism Toward the Ric... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 20 2014]
By David Dayen, a lapsed blogger, now a freelance writer based in Los Angeles, CA. Follow him on Twitter @ddayen The great David Cay Johnston has obtained a letter written by a veteran IRS lawyer to 10 members of the Senate Finance Committee, alleging ...
Joe Wilson, Fighter for the Poor, Honored by SF... [Published BeyondChron: San Francisco's Alternative Online ... - Feb 24 2014]
For over thirty years, Joe Wilson has been fighting for San Francisco’s homeless population in the Tenderloin. After years working to organize childcare workers he is now in his second stint with Hospitality House. District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim and the ...
Supes Support Fair Chance for Ex-Felons [Published BeyondChron: San Francisco's Alternative Online ... - Jan 28 2014]
By 3:30 on Monday afternoon, City Hall was all smiles as Supervisor Jane Kim and supporters of the "Fair Chance Act" for ex-felons legislation won the Land Use committee's approval of the legislation. The committee must approve new amendments next week, ...
San Francisco: Muslim arrested on suspicion of ... [Published Jihad Watch - Jan 08 2014]
Aqab Hussain used his car as a "lethal weapon." And according to MyFoxDetroit in 2011, Saddam Mohsin, who was charged with attempted murder in a hit and run, "rammed the officer intentionally." Then there was New York City cabdriver Mohammed ...
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