Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Jeff Sheehy

Supes reject Farrell’s final Police Commission nominee

The Board of Supes decided today to reject outgoing Mayor Mark Farrell’s move to renominate Joe Marshall to the Police Commission. Since Farrell’s previous candidate, Sonia Melara, has withdrawn,...

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

Mayor-elect London Breed has officially informed the clerk of the board that she is stepping down as board president and to schedule a vote Tuesday/26 for a new president....

Breed moves to undermine new board majority

The talk around the Board of Supervisors is that Mayor-Elect London Breed may step down from her post as board president (but not from her seat on the board)...

First results: Breed ahead, Tasers losing, tenants winning

First results, from the mostly conservative absentees: London Breed is ten points ahead in the mayor’s race, but that’s just 7,000 votes. Mark Leno is second, and Jane Kim...

LGBT leaders come together to denounce wedding cake ruling

LGBT community leaders – not all of whom are in agreement on the June 5 election – came together this afternoon to denounce the Supreme Court’s ruling in the...

The (Election Day) Agenda: It’s going to be close

Election Day is Tuesday, June 5. All the polls are clear: This is close, and second-place votes are going to determine the winner. I predict that the three major...

Tenants win major victory over speculators

San Francisco tenants won a major victory today when the supes – unanimously – agreed to stop speculators like Veritas from buying buildings and passing along their inflated mortgage...

Campaign trail: Leno, Kim issue joint endorsement ad …

For the first time in history, two major San Francisco mayoral candidates are running a serious, all-out ranked-choice voting strategy—and the outcome of the election will test whether that...

SF supes oppose Wiener real-estate bill

The Board of Supes voted today to oppose State Senator Scott Wiener’s real-estate bill, SB 827, which would upzone most of San Francisco.  The discussion over the bill became a...

Campaign trail: DCCC backs Leno and Kim

The Democratic County Central Committee Wednesday night voted to endorse Mark Leno and Sup. Jane Kim for mayor, leaving the third spot vacant after Sup. London Breed said she...