Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Mark Leno

Wiener tries to look progressive in debate

But that requires a bit of historical revisionism, since his record has always been very moderate on police, housing, and homelessness.

This year, the giant Pink Triangle bursts into 2700 twinkling lights

Other cities have their Pride parades, rainbow flags, and disco ball balloons. Only San Francisco has the Pink Triangle. Over the past 25 years, San Francisco’s iconic Pink Triangle display,...

What to look for on Election Day

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Let me start with a reminder: Yes, there is an election in San Francisco tomorrow, and there are some crucial issues on the ballot,...

Supes vote on Breed’s Rent Board appointee will be political test

The full Board of Supes will be voting Tuesday/23 on the appointment of a supporter of Mayor Breed who has little connection with the organized tenant movement and no...

Breed Rent Board appointment raises issues for tenants

For 40 years, the process for selecting members of the San Francisco Rent Board has been pretty consistent. The board, which has the crucial (and often complex) job of overseeing...

Preston launches campaign with energetic event

Dean Preston officially launched his campaign for District Five supervisor Friday night with a party that brought together a broad spectrum of the progressive movement. The star of the show...

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Supervisor Gordon Mar and eight of his colleagues have filed to place a measure on the November, 2019 ballot that would close some of the loopholes that allow dark...

Nancy Pelosi just announced her retirement

Rep. Nancy Pelosi cut a deal that will put her in the position of House speaker for four more years (assuming the Democrats retain control in 2020). But the deal...

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...

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Jessica Ho conceded today and Gordon Mar declared victory in the only sup race that was still up in the air, making clear that Mayor London Breed will face...