Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tag: Katy Tang

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Another major player in San Francisco politics in in serious trouble in the ever-widening City Hall scandal. Rodrigo Santos, an ally of former mayors Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom, and Ed...

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

This was to be a banner year for San Francisco Yimbys at the polls. The group is the social-media focused, bright young face of the pro-development lobby. At the...

When demolition threatens neighborhood merchants

The Board of Supes will consider Tuesday/4 extending a rule that exempts many property owner on commercial strips in D4 and D11 from notification requirements when they change the type...

Campaign madness: No on C’s bizarre messaging ….

I continue to be boggled by the No on C campaign. I think Joe Eskenazi did a great job explaining the bizarre nature of the messaging: Mayor Breed is...

Minimum pay for nonprofit workers, the mayor’s affordable housing exemptions …

The Board of Supes will consider Tuesday/23 a change to the ordinance that sets minimum wages for workers at nonprofits that get city contracts. It’s a big deal: The...

Supes want to crack down on massage businesses

The Board of Supes Land Use Committee approved stricter rules for massage establishments despite opposition from both therapeutic massage businesses and sex-worker advocates who said it would further drive...

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...

Who supports real rent control — and environmental justice in Bayview?

All 11 supervisors will have to take a public stand Tuesday/2 on Proposition 10, the statewide ballot measure that would allow cities to impose effective rent control. Sup. Aaron...

Prop. C kickoff puts politicians in the spotlight: Whose side are you on?

The Yes on C campaign, representing the most important issue on the November ballot, held a rousing kickoff today – and the debate is going to put the spotlight...

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 Since Farrell’s previous candidate, Sonia Melara, has withdrawn,...