Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: John Burton

Public Defender Jeff Adachi dies

Jeff Adachi, who built the San Francisco Public Defender's Office into one of the best in the country, has died at 59. His death, apparently of a heart attack, shocked...

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

The New American Oligarchy of Wealth and Privilege that seized control of the United States two years ago with the election of President Donald Trump and his Republican Congress...

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

London Breed became the first African American woman to serve as mayor of San Francisco today, taking the oath of office in a modest, straightforward ceremony that featured an...

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

In a lawsuit challenging whether voters can reject commercial developments on the San Francisco waterfront, attorneys for the State of California called an expert witness this week who questioned...

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

DIALOGUES FOR LIFE When I was studying to be a psychoanalyst, one of my teachers, Dr. Irma Birman, shared a recollection from her childhood to illustrate the concept of...

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF goes to court this week

A San Francisco Superior Court Judge will hear arguments Wednesday/28 in a lawsuit filed by Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and his State Lands Commission colleagues that seeks to undermine...

Tents and the homeless wait list

You have probably notice that it's cold and rainy out. For a lot of us, that means waterproof coats and boots. And staying inside. The mayor and the voters who...

The story Ahsha Safai doesn’t tell in his campaign for supervisor

Ahsha Safai is running for supervisor in District 11 as a labor activist who has the support of some of the city’s unions – and is building some support...

The Agenda, June 13- 20: Losing DCCC members attempt a coup

In what can only be seen as a desperate move to undo the recent election results, a member of the Democratic County Central Committee who lost her seat is...