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Eric Rosser Eldon

San Francisco/Bay Area
Editor — Hoodline

I think I'm just an editor (@HoodlineSF)

Here's What Hoodline Is Hearing From Its Secret New Tipline | Hoodline — We get a lot of great stories from local people who send in tips about what's happening around them. We want to make it even easier to hear from you. So we're testing out a new SMS-based tipline which allows you to text in photos and short messages about things you're seeing as you go about your life in the city, straight from your phone.

Write About Your Neighborhood For Hoodline — Do you live, work, or spend quality time in a neighborhood that Hoodline covers? Is there a topic you want to explore, or a story you'd like to see covered by us? Can you write? If you said yes to any or all of the above, we'd like to talk to you about writing for Hoodline.

Hoodline Now Covers South Of Market — Do you live, work or spend time in SoMa? Today, we're expanding our daily neighborhood coverage to the South of Market area. Look for our mix of hard news, profiles of local businesses, community organizations and people, plus history, off-beat news and more, stretching from the Embarcadero all the way past Folsom and 10th street to that curvy blob that's occasionally called "western SoMa."

Sinkhole Opens On Haight Street, As Predicted

Facebook to take over Stanford classroom — Facebook, already bulging out of its headquarters in downtown Palo Alto, is now infiltrating Stanford University. A new course, called Create Engaging Web Applications Using Metrics and Learning on Facebook will be offered this fall in Stanford's computer science department.

Introducing Hoodline North Beach And Financial District — Ever since Hoodline began life as Lower Haight neighborhood blog Haighteration more than five years ago, we've fielded requests for a North Beach expansion. Meanwhile, we've gradually realized that a lot of our readers work or live further down Market Street than our current coverage area.

Park Station Police Captain Raj Vaswani To Bayview, Captain John Sanford Confirmed Successor — Raj Vaswani, who joined Park Station as captain last summer, has been transferred to lead Bayview Station, we've learned. Vaswani was beginning to make his mark in the area, with his personal crime-fighting efforts, his active Twitter presence, and his generally genial relations with the relatively quiet district.

Duboce Triangle Thefts Increase, But Crime Rates Haven't Changed Much — Duboce Triangle has been experiencing a major crime increase in recent years, according to many commenters on social media and local web sites like this one. The murders of Bryan Higgins and Michael Marquez in the last six months or so have only highlighted what many have felt are broader changes for the worse.

How Uber Is Launching In Its Newest City, Washington, DC — Me: I just talked to the cab company and they're going to take forever. I'm trying Uber. Her: There's no Uber in DC. Me [checks app]: Oh, look, there is! The car will be here in 10 minutes. And that's how I discovered that Uber is launching in Washington, DC.

Inside The Study Center, A Civic Champion In The Central City — The decision to bulldoze the Western Addition had been made behind closed doors at City Hall, and people across San Francisco in the '60s and '70s were fighting to save their own neighborhoods from freeway and development plans. But they needed to understand how the city worked if they were going to make changes happen.
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Aug 18, 2016

RT @YourProtagonist: I wrote an article about the 50th anniversary of the Hunters Point uprising for the September issue of @sanfranmag. 

Jun 15, 2016

RT @desireeinSF: Woot! Hoodline launches Neighborhood Kits that package local news & data for real estate  #realesta

Jun 09, 2016

RT @geoffwking: 📝 @SPJ_NorCal is at @SFCityHall to support appointment of our nominees @vdbaranetsky, @eldon to the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force. ☀️ @SFBoS

May 31, 2016

@Pickavet gotta move a few lemon trees to, er, make lemonade, or something?

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