On April 8, our local opinion columnists talked about how Muni is looking to cut service and raise rates, the recent tax increase could cost Californians, and how San Francisco city workers will forgo scheduled pay raises.

Chronicle political columnist, Zachary Colie takes a new job as Communications director for Barbara Boxer. Chron

Muni service cuts and fare hikes. Is Gavin Newsom responsible? BeyondChron

Informal lending circle helps San Francisco residents with no credit. Chron

California tax increase could make budget crisis and economy worse. Chron

Morford on how new taxes help people quit smoking. Chron

City workers willing to give up scheduled pay increases to avoid more layoffs. How will Mayor Newsom help? SFBG

What did we miss? Let us know.

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