Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tag: City Attorney

Big Telecom giveaway bills head for state Assembly votes

Plus: Measure to limit CEQA appeals goes before supes and a rally to limit supportive housing rents. That's The Agenda for May 17-23

Fate of Bayview facility threatens City College funding chances

The school promised $35 million to the community. Now, a battle over an obscure legal concept has the supes and the College Board at odds.

LGBTQ progressives heading for key roles in Democratic Party

David Campos and Honey Mahogany set to take leading positions in SF and state party at a critical time for local politics.

Preston wants details on the future of the City Hall scandal investigations

Supervisor wants to know how Herrera's move to the PUC will affect the city attorney's ongoing corruption probe.

Herrera moves to PUC, giving Breed a chance to appoint a new city attorney

Dramatic move could shake up local politics and impact public policy for years to come.

So what happens to all that empty downtown office space?

The supes (finally) are starting to discuss the post-COVID economy. Plus: Pay equity for nonprofit workers who operate under city contracts. That's The Agenda for April 25 to May 2.

SF has exploited, failed, and bankrupted its taxi drivers

Mayors Lee and Newsom sold pricey medallions to make money--then let Uber and Lyft make those investments worthless. The drivers deserve help.

Not far from the tree: California’s new attorney general

Rob Bonta's progressive political approach comes directly from his upbringing as the son of left-wing parents who fought Marcos in the Philippines.

The Chron wants limits on executive power — in Sacramento

But what about limiting the power of the mayor of SF? The paper has always opposed that.

Judge refuses to get involved in SF schools’ reopening decisions

Herrera's case had no legal grounding -- which isn't really much of a surprise.