Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Jon Golinger

Wiener endorses Breed as battle over SB 827 heats up

State Sen. Scott Wiener endorsed Sup. London Breed for mayor today, putting her squarely in the Yimby camp that supports SB 827 – and along the way, putting Wiener...

Newsom’s agency folds on waterfront case

The proposed settlement agreement announced Wednesday in the State Lands Commission’s lawsuit to overturn Proposition B represents a near-total concession by the state. It also suggests that Lt. Gov. Gavin...

D5 resident says Breed can’t run in June as “acting mayor”

A District Five resident has challenged Acting Mayor London Breed’s ballot designation for the June election, adding another wrinkle to the question of whether one person can serve as...

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...

How to Save SF’s Heart

Editors note: Jon Golinger, a longtime local campaign manager and activist, has written a new book called Saving San Francisco's Heart. It's published by Bay Guardian Books, and you...

Saving Bayview tenants — and SF’s heart ….

The day that is dedicated to Christopher Columbus is still a holiday in San Francisco, although my daughter’s high school properly defines it as Indigenous Peoples Day. But it means...

The Agenda, July 10-16: A landlord attack on ballot initiatives …

A landlord-sponsored bill that would make it harder for local residents to pass growth-control ballot measures – and would have a huge impact in San Francisco – is headed...

Assembly passes bill to limit land-use ballot initiatives

A bill that would make it harder for local residents to pass ballot measures limiting development has passed the state Assembly with almost no opposition – and so far,...

Whose waterfront is it, anyway?

There’s been a lot of press around the battle over a fairly small project on Pier 29. The Ex made it a cover story a few weeks ago, using...

DCCC coup attempt is dropped

Under pressure from progressives, and with even the more conservative members of the Democratic County Central Committee showing reluctance to change the rules at this point, Alix Rosenthal has...