Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Dianne Feinstein

The Agenda, May 23-29: Amateur hour in the Mayor’s Office …

By mid-afternoon, a little after 3pm Friday, reporters were starting to gather out in front of the Mayor’s office. We’d gotten the word, thanks to a tweet from veteran...

Why Chief Suhr will soon step down

Police Chief Greg Suhr will be stepping down in a matter of weeks. That’s my prediction, based on the fact that he has lost the support of four supervisors (and...

PG&E tries to cheat San Francisco — again

Pacific Gas and Electric Co., in another dramatic move to prevent San Francisco from operating a lucrative public-power system, is moving to block the city from delivering its own...

The first Wiener-Kim debate frames an epic election battle

The first of a series of debates between Sups. Scott Wiener and Jane Kim, who are both seeking a state Senate seat, set the tone for the race last...

Liberals — except when it comes home

My old boss, Bruce Brugmann, who ran the Bay Guardian, told me early on in my career that you could tell the real politics of a big-city newspaper by...

Plan to radically change local Democratic Party moves quietly forward

A proposal that would completely remake the San Francisco Democratic Party is quietly floating around and could go before the party’s Central Committee next week. The plan, by DCCC member...

The mayor is sworn in — to boos and arrests

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 8, 2106 – I’ve been to a lot of mayoral inaugurations, and I’ve never seen one like today’s. There were so many protesters in City Hall that...

No Suhr, No Sir!

By Tony Robles DECEMBER 29, 2015 -- I am Filipino and black, I am black and Filipino.  My blood is rooted in the Fillmore and Bayview.  Black lives matter, black homes...

The truth behind the Airbnb lies

Analyzing the $8 million corporate campaign to stop effective regulation of short-term rentals By Sara Shortt Disclosure: I would find it funny if anyone ever called me a “paid shill,” but...

The Agenda, Sept. 21-27: The fate of tenant protections

Key legislation comes before the supes. Plus: developer subsidies and Mission development controls By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 – A major expansion of the city’s tenant-protection laws comes before the...