Happy Independence Day!


Written by a Guest Author

Happy Independence Day!  I heard a suggestion that on this day we should take a moment to read the Declaration of Independence for which this holiday is dedicated.  As I read the Introduction and Preamble to the Declaration of Independence, following, I was struck with the contrast posed by the issues each of us are facing in our neighborhoods today as well as those that will be forthcoming with Plan Bay Area.

Recently, two public meetings were held on Plan Bay Area:
“Whose Future?”, A Community Forum Presented by San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 12, 2013:

“The Great Debate”, Marin Economic Forum, May 30, 2013:

The Bay Guardian Forum highlights some of the issues for San Francisco raised by Plan Bay Area.  Polk Street is specifically mentioned, but the issues affect everyone in San Francisco.

In “The Great Debate” you want to take…

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