Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Aaron Peskin

Supes approve police contract that many agree is a bad deal

Facing threats of layoffs and promises of POA remorse, board approves raises for cops with no guarantees they will stop blocking reforms.

Supes to vote on cops contract — as new records show history of blocking reform

Documents reveal a stunning pattern of the POA trying to prevent reforms -- but a deal to give the cops raises with no concessions is still pending approval.

Supes, service providers stunned at mayor’s plan to close homeless hotels

Hearing shows that there is no financial reason to kick people out of hotel rooms, and no place for them to go.

Supes panel declines to reject police contract

Deal that committee members agree is deeply flawed will move forward to full board.

30 SF candidates sound off on how they would support sexual assault survivors

The Coalition of Local Anti-Rape Advocates questionnaire grills candidates on how they would support houseless, undocumented, and incarcerated survivors.

Supes to consider rent control for Midtown

Preston measure would give the largely African-American tenants the protections they lost in 2014.

Finally, a state Senate debate

Plus: The municipal corruption scandal and the state of the city's economy. That's The Agenda for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Wiener attacks SF supes

State Senator says board is not functional and harks back to his own days as a supe -- which were only "collegial" when it meant helping Big Tech

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

Drivers rally against Uber and Lyft extortion

About 70 drivers rallied outside Uber’s headquarters on Market Street on Thursday, decrying Uber and Lyft’s threat to cancel rideshare services in California in retaliation against an injunction order issued August 10...