Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: ethics

Democratic Party meeting becomes strange pep rally

Editor’s note: The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee has been taken over by the moderate/conservative side, represented by the chair, Mary Jung, who is a real-estate lobbyist. (Yes:...

Politics on Tuesday: The Democratic Party, the real-estate industry, and nudists on Muni

By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2014 – Just three days before the June 3 election, tech mogul and mayoral ally Ron Conway handed $25,000 to the San Francisco Democratic Party....

Tom’s Town: What the election numbers mean

By Tom Temprano Numbers! I hated them in high school as I slogged through summer school Algebra II classes while friends got to enjoy the sunshine. Yet, on election night...

Politics on Tuesday: The missing issue in the campaign for Superior Court judge

By Tim Redmond MAY 27, 2014 -- I think it’s safe to say many of the people voting June 6th barely understand why there’s a race for Superior Court judge...

Politics on Tuesday: Ed Lee ducks tenant bill, the next move for Victor Hwang – and the Campos vs....

David Chiu is considered the front-runner in the 17th Assembly race, but he needs a big win to avoid looking like a loser By Tim Redmond The measure by Sup. David...

How do we solve the Airbnb problem?

Calvin Welch (left) and Sup. David Chiu have very different approaches to dealing with Airbnb. By Tim Redmond MAY 1, 2014-- It's pretty clear that San Francisco is (finally) going to...

The Leland Yee-Willie Brown connection and the culture of corruption

By Tim Redmond One of the most interesting bits of information in the massive affidavit that let to Sen. Leland Yee's arrest is a short phrase on Page 29. It...

The Leland Yee arrest – and fallout

    By Tim Redmond MARCH 26, 2014 -- The astonishing arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee on charges that include not just campaign-money corruption but conspiring to deal illegal weapons shakes...

Legal case could invalidate part of SF’s landmark Sunshine Ordinance

By Tim Redmond There's a legal case making its way through the court system that could invalidate a critical part of the city's landmark Sunshine Ordinance. The case, St. Croix v...

City Beat: My meeting with tech folks – and what did the SFPD higher-ups know?

By Tim Redmond FEB. 28, 2014 -- The Chron's somewhat sensationalistic coverage of the "tech against displacement" meeting missed the point. At least, according to Tom Temprano, who was there...