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Saturday, January 1, 2011

Nonprofit Says City Took Revenge for Airing Views - NY Times

John Upton of the New York Times/Bay Citizen writes,
Saul Bloom is preparing to pack up roomfuls of overstuffed binders in the offices of the small nonprofit environmental organization that he helped form almost 30 years ago. Arc Ecology, whose headquarters in a faded white storefront are protected by metal bars in the Bayview neighborhood’s crime-ridden Third Street commercial district, must move to a more affordable location after losing a key contract with the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency.

The loss in September of the contract — which never exceeded several hundred thousand dollars a year — comes after Arc’s opposition to key elements of the sprawling Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard redevelopment plan that was passed by the Board of Supervisors in August.
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