Stories about Aaron Peskin

Flower Mart tenants seeking fair lease terms

  By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER 26, 2014 -- Ever since Kilroy Realty Corp. announced last July that it had bought out one of the two businesses...

Beyond the happy talk at Flower Mart press conference, big issues remain

By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- In the face of continuing opposition, Kilroy Realty Corporation has completed its takeover of the San Francisco Flower...

Will there be a mayor’s race in 2015?

  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 2, 2014 – With Mark Leno officially taking himself out of the 2015 mayor’s race, there’s a real possibility that Mayor...

Ballot measure targeting Airbnb headed for November 2015 election

by Tim Redmond with Manissa Maharawal and Erin McElroy NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Former Sup. Aaron Peskin, standing in front of the headquarters of Airbnb...

How did Katy Tang end up as Board of Supervisors president?

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 18, 2014 – Sup. John Avalos came over to the rail by the press box around 6pm today and told me...

The (next) crisis for City College — the November election

By Tim Redmond Now that the lawsuit against the City College accreditors is moving forward, and the college is entering a new accreditation process, and...

A ballot measure to save the Flower Mart

By Zelda Bronstein OCTOBER 2, 2014 -- The fight to save the San Francisco Flower Mart ramped up yesterday, as the coalition supporting the flower...

Airbnb hearing shows serious problems with taxes, enforcement

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 -- It’s remarkable that every single person supporting Airbnb at a Land Use Committee hearing on Sup. David Chiu's...

Turn the Flower Mart into tech offices? Say it’s not so

By Zelda Bronstein The Flower Mart, a beloved San Francisco institution, is in danger of falling victim to the City Hall-stoked tech real estate boom. The...

Politics on Tuesday: Is City Hall under Lee and Chiu more effective?

By Tim Redmond JULY 15, 2014 -- Over at the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Thursday night, a group of political observers and activists (including, yes,...