Stories about Mark Leno

Hold the champagne – City College hasn’t exactly won yet

JUNE 12, 2104 – The decision by the accrediting commission to allow City College a lifeline has much of the city's political establishment applauding,...

Ellis Act, Prop. 13 bills advance in Sacramento

Leno, Mayor Ed Lee, and Assemblymember Phil Ting at a press conference supporting Ellis Act reform By Tim Redmond MAY 29, 2014 -- State Sen. Mark...

Politics on Tuesday: Mayor Lee on his tenant duck, AT&T’s ugly property, what it means to be effective in...

  By Tim Redmond APRIL 13, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee finally explained today – sort of – why he refused to sign the David Campos...

Why consumers – and tenants – should be happy about the Leno cell-phone bill victory

State Sen. Mark Leno's cell phone bill could be a sign that Ellis Act reform is also possible. By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 – The...

City Beat: City College, the Ellis Act – and the real state budget battle

By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2014 -- A bill by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano that would curtail the ability of state officials to suspend indefinitely an...

Politics on Tuesday: Ed Lee ducks tenant bill, the next move for Victor Hwang – and the Campos vs....

David Chiu is considered the front-runner in the 17th Assembly race, but he needs a big win to avoid looking like a loser By Tim...

A sleeper of an anti-tenant bill in Sacramento

By Tim Redmond APRIL 24, 2014 -- While San Francisco's legislators, Tom Ammiano and Mark Leno, are working on bills to reform the Ellis Act...

Google Lawyer evicting third-grade teacher

Protesters make the link between transit shuttles and evictions By Sara Bloomberg APRIL 11, 2014 -- Another Google bus was blocked temporarily in the Mission today...

Politics on Tuesday: Two big wins for tenants

Sups. London Breed (center) and Scott Wiener (right) ended up voting for the Campos bill after trying to amend it to create exemptions for...

City Beat: Immigration holds, evictions – and the loss of an entire city block in the Mission

Tom Ammiano, shown here at the David Campos for Assembly kickoff, has helped stave off thousands of deportations. By Tim Redmond APRIL 7, 2014 -- Guess...