Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Examiner

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

The Board of Supes will vote Tuesday/19 on a piece of legislation that would change the way planners give the public notice of upcoming projects. Nobody’s paid much attention...

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...

Dark money attack shows loophole in Ethics law

The first dark-money funded attack on Mark Leno dropped this week, just as the London Breed for Mayor campaign sought to increase its spending beyond the original limit –...

Campaign trail: Alioto, Breed seek GOP support …

Angela Alioto’s surprising announcement that she wants to radically weaken the city’s Sanctuary ordinance has already cost her political support. Mark Leno announced Friday that he was rescinding his endorsement...

Denounce the Yimby disruption: An open letter to Sen. Wiener

Dear Senator Wiener: On April 4, on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall, we and other representatives from more than 40 San Francisco community organizations joined together for a...

Screen Grabs: Disaster Artist, Polish Animation, The Breadwinner….

SCREEN GRABS Not a lot going on this week in the realm of mainstream releases. But there’s no end of interest on the arthouse and rep-house circuit, with the...

Zarate prosecution witness blasted for role in earlier murder trial

A key witness in the prosecution of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate gave testimony in a prior case that an expert alleges was not only inaccurate but possibly improper. John Evans,...

Cops, cars, guns and death

On July 1, 2015, a firearm stolen four days earlier from a Bureau of Land Management agent's car was discharged, tragically striking and killing Kathryn Steinle. David Campos, then...

Tears (and bubbly) for Bubbles

"Where are the snow cones! Where are the snow cones!" The chant rose over the crowd assembled Sunday evening on the corner of Larkin and Myrtle, where queer DJ-musician,...

BREAKING: Patriot Prayer cancels rally tomorrow says will hold press conference ‘instead’

Joey Gibson, leader of the right-wing group Patriot Player, that had planned a Saturday rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco, said Friday that he had decided to cancel the...