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Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government

by Gavin Newsom Penguin Press, 2013 249 pages with index, Hardcover $25.95 Ebook formats also available In his book Citizenville, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom posits that making data governments collect widely available can improve civic life and bolster citizen engagement. Getting past bureaucratic impediments (or defensiveness) is a huge […]

Citizenville

SFCellPhonePoster

On SF Supervisors Agenda May 7: Settling Wireless Industry Lawsuit, Rescinding Cell Phone Right to Know Law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote at its Tuesday, May 7 meeting on invalidating the municipality’s pioneering cell phone right-to-know ordinance as part of the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the wireless industry‚Äôs lobbying powerhouse CTIA (Consent Agenda Item 8). The settlement includes a waiver […]


San Francisco Caves to T-Mobile, Sets Bad Precedent; LA Council Committee Considers New Wireless Rules; Consortium Asks Congress to Change FCC Guidelines

Reports on wireless siting policy battles in Los Angeles and San Francisco; coalition calls for change in FCC wireless exposure guidelines.


Cell Phone Radiation Warning Redux: Topic on State Senate Floor, Conflict for International Panel 2

Cell phone radiation concerns: action soon on California Senate floor, International Agency for Research on Cancer experts convene.