Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Aaron Peskin

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, me) were talking about the...

Some reality about the Mirkarimi vote — and the Ron Conway attack piece

By Tim Redmond MAY 14, 2014 -- Our local billionaire tech lord has injected the Ross Mirkarimi vote into the 17th Assembly District race – in a really vicious way....

Chiu’s attack on Campos is just factually wrong. Here’s how.

Aaron Peskin, shown here partying with Tom Temprano, Campos, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, and Gabriel Haaland, is a Campos supporter. So are many others, including Tom Ammiano, who is left...

Politics on Tuesday: City College, Airbnb, and District 8

Will the mayor admit that the city attorney was right?Photo by Luke Thomas By Tim Redmond The accrediting commission that's been trying to shut down City College just warned San Francisco...

Poll on Prop. B lies about mayor’s support

By Tim Redmond There's a poll in the field that gives the distinct impression it came from real-estate interests who oppose the waterfront height-limit measure – and it includes an...

The Leland Yee-Willie Brown connection and the culture of corruption

By Tim Redmond One of the most interesting bits of information in the massive affidavit that let to Sen. Leland Yee's arrest is a short phrase on Page 29. It...

City Beat: Police – and political — guilt and innocence

By Tim Redmond Oh, what fun to see the Police Officers Association sending out a solicitation that ends with the phrase: "Innocent until proven guilty." I'm a big fan of that...

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was on everybody’s mind at a...

Politics on Tuesday: Fall campaigns begin March 17

By Tim Redmond FEB. 25, 2014 – The campaigns for supervisor and state Assembly get real March 17, when the first seriously controversial housing bill of the year comes before...

The (quiet) privatization of San Francisco

By Tim Redmond It is, of course, illegal to drink an open alcoholic beverage on the streets of San Francisco. It's also illegal to sit on the streets. Unless, that is,...