Sonja Trauss

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  • published Welcome to Don & Alex's Party 2018-03-11 22:20:39 -0700

    Welcome to Don & Alex's Party

    $500.00 raised
    GOAL: $10,000.00

  • Common sense candidates for SF Board of Supervisors

    Alex Byer
    President, Byer Properties


    Don Tepman
    President, University Avenue Partners

    Invite you to join State Senator Scott Wiener for a dinner reception to meet the candidates for San Francisco Board of Supervisors in District 2, Nick Josefowitz, and District 6, Sonja Trauss.

    Hear from the candidates about their vision for San Francisco and share with them your priorities for the city.

    April 22, 2018 at 6pm
    $75.00 USD · 1 rsvp rsvp

  • published A Call for Mass Housing in Blog 2017-09-27 08:08:08 -0700

    A Call for Mass Housing

    On social media yesterday, a minor firestorm erupted over an essay I wrote in late 2014, when I was still making $30,000 a year working as a math teacher at a private high school.


    In it, I make a call for mass housing. I wanted, and still want, someone like myself at the time - someone making $15/ hour - to have access to quality housing, without being on a wait list, and without paying more than I could afford.

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  • published Protecting Neighborhood Serving Business in Blog 2017-09-06 22:49:32 -0700

    Protecting Neighborhood Serving Business

    As San Francisco changes, we have to be thoughtful about the needs of existing residents. In particular, the city should carefully consider how to ensure that long term residents can continue to access essential services like groceries and laundry facilitates.

    Laundromats are an essential neighborhood serving businesses and the city is losing them steadily, often for reasons beyond the city’s control. People who don’t have their own in-unit laundry services - and will never get them because the building they live in is too old - rely on neighborhood laundromats.

    Tomorrow the Planning Commission will be considering an application for discretionary review that I filed. The landlords of Little Hollywood laundromat are asking for a change of use permit, so that Little Hollywood Laundromat can be turned into a restaurant.

    I'm asking the Planning Commission to oppose this proposed change of use, because closing the laundromat would be a hardship for the residents that rely on it and use it.

    Read more here

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