Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Mark Farrell

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 Since Farrell’s previous candidate, Sonia Melara, has withdrawn,...

Protest Salesforce and its connection to ICE!

Salesforce, which occupies that giant building that has come to dominate the SF skyline, has a contract with the US Customs and Border Patrol, part of ICE – and...

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

Mayor-elect London Breed has officially informed the clerk of the board that she is stepping down as board president and to schedule a vote Tuesday/26 for a new president....

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

The Board of Supes will vote Tuesday/19 on a piece of legislation that would change the way planners give the public notice of upcoming projects. Nobody’s paid much attention...

Where the mayoral candidates stood on regulating Airbnb

The Chron on Sunday published a full-page spread on “where SF candidates stand on the city’s biggest issues.” The paper, which has repeatedly reported that there any many big...

Mayor’s sweeps are a failure, new study shows

Mayor Mark Farrell’s homeless sweeps have not taken people off the streets and complaints about homeless encampments have only increased since the new policy began, a new study shows. The...

OPINION: Why political money should be a top issue in the mayor’s race

Pay to Play belongs at the top of the issues in the mayor’s campaign if for no other reason the hundreds of thousands (soon to be a million plus)...

The new POA leader: Same as the old boss

The Police Officers Association, which has been the largest obstacle to reforming the department, appears to be in a bit of turmoil as the head of the union just...

The mayor’s cruel lie about homelessness

Mayor Mark Farrell must think San Franciscans are extremely ignorant, or at least that’s what he’s counting on with his latest stunt where he is targeting the most poor...

Can SF get ahead of new technology? Maybe …

San Francisco is not good at figuring out how to handle new technology. When Uber and Lyft began breaking the law and operating taxis without permits, City Hall could...