Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Lands Commission

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...

Newsom’s final try at undermining voter control of the waterfront

A judge heard closing arguments Wednesday in the State Lands Commission’s lawsuit to overturn Proposition B, which requires voter approval for new construction on the San Francisco waterfront that...

Newsom’s agency keeps trying to tell voters they have no say on waterfront

The State Lands Commission continued to make its case in court Tuesday to overturn Proposition B, which requires voter approval for new construction projects on the San Francisco waterfront...

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...

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF is set for trial

Lite Guv Gavin Newsom’s suit against San Francisco will go forward for trial Sept 11, a judge ruled Friday. Judge Susanne Bolanos rejected summary judgment motions by both the city...

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...

Newsom’s lawyer says voters can’t be trusted

Gavin Newsom’s lawsuit against San Francisco appears headed for a September trial after Judge Susan Bolanos tentatively decided not to give either side summary judgment. That ruling came after the...

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...

Does Newsom want to be the guv who turns SF into Miami Beach?

Gavin Newsom seems to want to be the governor who turned the San Francisco waterfront into Miami Beach. Newsom, who as Lite Guv chairs the State Lands Commission, is suing...

The Agenda, March 30-April 5: The mayor’s eviction bungle, Newsom dredges further into the muck, and more

By Tim Redmond MARCH 30, 2015 – One day after tenant organizers worked hard to bring attention to an eviction attempt in Chinatown that demonstrated some of the serious problems...