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Tag: Dianne Feinstein

Democratic Party in SF faces a question: Should Airbnb pay its back taxes?

Obama wants to end tax breaks for big corporations; will his party in SF go along? By Tim Redmond JANUARY 22, 2015 – The San Francisco Democratic Party has moved to...

What’s up for 2015 in SF? Well, sharing ….

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 5, 2014 – It’s all going to be about sharing in 2015. That’s what the Mayor’s Office is saying. But the “sharing economy” and its role...

Tom’s Town: The 12 days of San Franciscmas

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- The holidays are here, and despite this feeling like a tough year for many of us on San Francisco’s left, I can’t help...

The politics of Ron Conway’s torture tweets — and a curious measure to help permit expediters hide their payments

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 11, 2014 – At some point, Ron Conway’s Republican roots, his connections to George W. Bush, and his very non-San Francisco values were going to become...

Will there be a mayor’s race in 2015?

  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 2, 2014 – With Mark Leno officially taking himself out of the 2015 mayor’s race, there’s a real possibility that Mayor Ed Lee will run essentially...

Ballot measure targeting Airbnb headed for November 2015 election

by Tim Redmond with Manissa Maharawal and Erin McElroy NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Former Sup. Aaron Peskin, standing in front of the headquarters of Airbnb yesterday, explained why the company...

Bay Area marches for Ayotzinapa, because it had to

  By Caitlin Donohue NOVEMBER 21, 2014 -- If the people of Mexico needed proof that the rest of the world stood with them yesterday, they could look to Market Street...

Politics on Tuesday: The new (sorta) Board of Supervisors — and what the vote-by-mail results mean

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 11, 2014 – The Next Big Thing in San Francisco politics will be the reshaping of the Board of Supervisors, which could start to happen as...

The strangest BART Board race ever

  By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – The Bay Area Rapid Transit District Board of Directors is not one of the more distinguished public agencies in Northern California. The members...

Protesters mourn loss of SF neighborhoods as mayor signs Airbnb legislation

By Rebecca Bowe OCTOBER 27, 2014 --Mayor Ed Lee held a press conference in his City Hall office today to mark the signing of legislation regulating short-term rentals – and...