Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: governor

IWW workers take on Whole Foods in SF

By Marc Norton NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – Three days ago, Bay Area voters raised minimum wages in San Francisco and Oakland. There were also successful campaigns to raise minimum wages...

It’s Election Day. Vote. Here’s who’s endorsing whom

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 4, 2014 – Please, go and vote. If you haven’t already cast your ballot, take a few minutes, find your local precinct, and fill out the ballot....

Politics on Tuesday: The guv and criminal justice

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 -- Governor Brown has a strange thing with criminal justice. They guy was a Jesuit (you know, forgiveness and redemption and all that) but...

Willie Brown denounces SF government, SF electorate, democratic process at Chamber of Commerce event

By Zelda Bronstein SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 -- Yesterday morning the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce hosted Wells Fargo’s ForecastSF 2014, described in the program as “the region’s leading economic forecast...

Politics on Tuesday: What the latest Campos-Chiu poll numbers mean

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 -- In November, 2003, shortly after Matt Gonzalez finished second in the voting for mayor, well behind front-runner Gavin Newsom, the San Francisco Examiner...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature on the Yosemite Grant Act...

Even a mainstream state housing group says SF’s “market” is a failure

By Tim Redmond Aug. 22, 2014 – The California Housing Partnership Corporation isn’t a radical left organization. It’s a quasi-governmental agency created by the state Legislature in 1988 to help...

Newsom, GOP share talking points on Uber

  By Tim Redmond AUGUST 19, 2014 – Our friend the Gavster has apparently come to share an obsession with the Republican National Committee: Uber. Remember how the Lite Guv put out...

California loses $5.7 billion a year in corporate tax breaks

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 19, 2014 -- State Senator Mark Leno’s got a bill that would ensure all new tax breaks come with a profit-and-loss analysis. It’s a common-sense idea:...

City Beat: Newsom sues SF. Judge smacks down ACCJC. And did the mayor really say “Supervisor Asshole?”

By Tim Redmond JULY 17, 2014 -- Here’s the most interesting thing about the State Lands Commission suing San Francisco: Gavin Newsom is, in essence, suing the city that gave...