Stories about Mark Leno

When all roads lead to SF City Hall, what will the mayor do?

By Tim Redmond When Sup. David Campos was seeking support for his bill to raise relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions, he asked the mayor...

Mayor’s housing plan is a complete, utter bust

Mayor Ed Lee and Sup. Jane Kim: Very different visions of housing in SF   By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee has responded to Sup. Jane Kim's...

Setback for Ellis Act reform bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting, announce widespread support for Ellis Act reform. A state Assembly committee apparently...

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...