Will Planning Fail In San Francisco?

Once a beacon of liberal activism and Bohemian charm, this city looks increasingly like the epitome of New Economy capitalism.

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October 17, 2000, 10:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"A tsunami of high-technology workers and businesses has washed over the city in recent years, creating both unprecedented prosperity and crushing hardship in a city famous for its big heart and open arms. The conflict is embodied in a pair of dueling growth-control measures before voters on the Nov. 7 ballot. And while the issue has made this year's election white hot for San Franciscans, few see a simple ballot-box solution to the forces now at work. "

Thanks to Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday, October 17, 2000 in The Christian Science Monitor

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