Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tag: David Chiu

Bill that could cost SF $50 million up for key Assembly vote

A bill that could cost San Francisco as much as $50 million in lost affordable housing money comes before a key state Assembly committee tomorrow, and the chair, SF’s...

SF Democratic Party endorsements go (mostly) to progressives

The San Francisco Democratic Party endorsed candidates backed by the progressive wing in five of the six seats last night, with the D7 and D11 endorsements a bit unusual. Most...

Some defining issues in the fall supes race

The San Francisco Democratic Party will vote on endorsements for the Board of Supes Wednesday/22, and while the party nod doesn’t always mean victory, it’s a powerful statement –...

Appeals Court upholds Prop. C in major win for local tax measures

Less than a week after hearing oral arguments on the validity of the city’s big-business tax to fund homeless programs, a unanimous panel of the state Court of Appeal...

Large majority of voters support tax on millionaires

Some 70 percent of California voters would support a higher tax on income above $1 million, a new poll shows. The survey, by the highly respected firm of David Binder...

Court agrees to put evictions on hold

Under immense pressure from local officials and state legislators, the Superior Court finally agreed today to delay all eviction cases (except those involving violence) for 90 days. That’s a huge...

Results show strong night for local progressives

It’s a good night for progressives in San Francisco. With the final Election-Day results in, we can say that two public defenders and a tenant lawyer look to be headed...

Doesn’t anyone have any questions for the mayor?

Rev. Norman Fong is stepping down as the head of Chinatown Community Development Center after 30 years of organizing leadership. He was, and is, one of the most popular...

Control of SF Democratic Party up for grabs in March

California will for once play a significant role in choosing the Democratic nominee for president, since the state has moved up its primary to March 3. But there’s a...

SF could have a public bank by 2020

San Francisco is moving closer to having its own public bank. Today, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, alongside the San Francisco Public Bank Coalition, gathered on the steps of City Hall...