Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: LGBT

Tom’s Town: Google Buses and High-School bullies

By Tom Temprano This Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting had to be the most cramped and uncomfortable place I’ve been in stuck for five hours since I was seated in...

Tom’s Town: Support for sex workers and ending the War on Drugs

By Tom Temprano This week SF Weekly ran a cover story on now defunct sex-worker serving organization Solace SF. The gist of the story is that a well-intentioned woman used...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk endorsements and LGBT political legacy

By Tom Temprano Although I spent last year as the president of the Harvey Milk Club, I was unprepared for the pretty-girl-at-the-prom attention that our club got during this past...

City Beat: Police – and political — guilt and innocence

By Tim Redmond Oh, what fun to see the Police Officers Association sending out a solicitation that ends with the phrase: "Innocent until proven guilty." I'm a big fan of that...

Politics on Tuesday: Yee cancels fundraiser at Ellis-eviction law office

By Tim Redmond MARCH 4, 2014 -- With little fanfare, State Sen. Leland Yee, who is running for Secretary of State, has apparently cancelled a fundraising event at the office...

Tom’s Town: A visit to River City (and what’s up with the David Chiu landlord-lawyer fundraiser?)

By Tom Temprano My last visit to Sacramento happened when I was ten years old on a road trip to Gold Country with my dad. The memories I have from...

Politics on Tuesday: A challenge to Wiener in D8?

By Tim Redmond When Sup. Scott Wiener showed up at the Castro tenants convention, he was doing what any good politician would do in an election year: More than 250...

Ed Lee’s State of the City, for better and for worse

By Tim Redmond The good news about Mayor Ed Lee's State of the City Speech is that he clearly, finally, understands that he can't ignore the housing crisis. He's got...

Tenants planning 2014 agenda

Tenants packed the LGBT center to talk about how to fight back  By Tim Redmond There had to be 250 people at the Castro Tenants Convention Saturday, a sign of two...

Tom’s Town: Making Google shuttles pay — and cutting party promoters some slack

By Tom Temprano In today’s San Francisco, $1 doesn’t stand to buy you a whole lot. Sure, it can get you a can of Tecate at El Rio on Monday’s...