Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Dianne Feinstein

The real stakes in the board president vote

Political observers are scrambling to figure out who the next president of the Board of Supes will be – and in the process, some of the key players have...

Nancy Pelosi just announced her retirement

Rep. Nancy Pelosi cut a deal that will put her in the position of House speaker for four more years (assuming the Democrats retain control in 2020). But the deal...

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

This was to be a banner year for San Francisco Yimbys at the polls. The group is the social-media focused, bright young face of the pro-development lobby. At the...

The politics of the Milk-Moscone assassinations

The assassinations of Harvey Milk and George Moscone were a terrible human tragedy. The murder of the first openly gay elected official in the United States stunned the emerging...

A chance at civic leadership, stalemated

  Upon her election as the "moderate" candidate in a very close race against two "progressive" competitors this June, Mayor Breed told San Francisco: "I’m going to do everything I can...

Breed’s opposition to Prop. C shows she’s on the side of big business

Mayor London Breed’s opposition to Prop. C is a dramatic and telling moment in her administration. You never really know when someone takes on an office that powerful what direction...

Alioto Facebook post leads to scary comments about David Campos

A series of Facebook posts started by former Sup. Angela Alioto have created concerns about possible threats to local Democratic Party Chair David Campos – and Alioto’s response is...

The North Korea summit: We have been here before

Police wearing Darth Vader helmets and carrying shotguns mounted with tear gas launchers lined up ready for battle. Fifty yards away, tens of thousands students and workers placed iron...

Leno’s lead drops as votes come in from conservative parts of town

Mark Leno’s lead dropped to 255 votes with the latest count, but a closer analysis of the numbers suggests that the ballots that were counted today were largely from...

Why the cops get a raise without accountability

An arbitration panel has decided that the San Francisco cops don’t have to back off from their efforts to delay or block reforms and will get a nine percent...