Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Hillary Ronen

Denmark, taxes, happiness, racism …

... plus saving the SIP hotels, cracking down on serial permit scofflaws, and more problems with private prisons. That's The Agenda for Feb. 22-28

So San Francisco isn’t broke. Where is the money?

What if we tried to attract artists instead of tech companies? Hearing will look at post-COIVD economy. Plus: A huge payout to victim of police abuse. That's The Agenda for Feb. 15-21

Supes move to open more hotel rooms for homeless

Legislation could set up another confrontation with Mayor Breed, who wants to wind down the hotel program.

SF moves a big step closer to a public bank

At least six supes on board with visionary plan that has never been done in a city.

Supes to ask mayor about corruption

Plus: Hearing on UCSF's hospital expansion plans and the new committee lineup: That's The Agenda for Jan 11-18.

Shamann Walton is the new board president

Unanimous vote a win for progressives as tough issues face City Hall in 2021.

SF supes to hold hearing on school reopenings

It's a complex issue and even close allies disagree -- but there's a lot of agreement that Mayor Breed isn't helping.

Supes save hotel program — with a catch

Mandleman insists that new arrivals to the rooms can be evicted any time the funding runs out -- even if there's not place to go.

Supes panel moves to keep SIP hotels open

With Mandelman in dissent, Budget Committee approves measure to block the Mayor's Office from shutting down successful homeless program.

The year in homeless policy

A few successes and a lot of failures as people on the streets stayed at risk during the pandemic.