Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: ethics

Beyond the happy talk at Flower Mart press conference, big issues remain

By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- In the face of continuing opposition, Kilroy Realty Corporation has completed its takeover of the San Francisco Flower Mart. But the future of the...

Kilroy exec named in Flower Mart ethics complaint

CORRECTION: An early version of this story incorrectly stated that the Flower Mart is in the Soma Redevelopment Area. UPDATE 2: The Ethics Commission has dismissed this complaint. By Zelda Bronstein DECEMBER...

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...

What the election means for Mayor Ed Lee

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 6, 2014 – My Twitter stream was full of Willie Brown on Election Night. The former mayor doesn’t tweet, as far as I know, but his...

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...

The big national landlord money aimed at Prop. G

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – I’ve seen a lot of political campaigns around landlord and tenant issues. I’ve seen both sides lobby the Board of Supervisors and the...

Politics on Tuesday: Feinstein joins Airbnb opponents — but the bill gets final approval anyway. Plus: When is a...

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 21, 2014 – Senator Dianne Feinstein, who hasn’t made a habit of getting involved in local politics of late, threw a bombshell into the Airbnb debate...

The right-wing attack on tenant protections in San Francisco

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 9, 2014 – On Monday morning, Oct. 6, in a federal courtroom, the oldest pro-corporate, libertarian legal organization in the nation was trying to shut down...

Sup. Cohen takes campaign money from Ellis Act evictors — UPDATED

  By Tim Redmond AUGUST 25, 2014 -- Some of the biggest and most loyal campaign donors to Sup. Malia Cohen have been involved in Ellis Act evictions, an analysis of...

SF does almost noting about corruption, grand jury says. Anyone seriously disagree?

By Tim Redmond The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury is the latest group in this city to have lost faith in the ability of the local officials to enforce political...