Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Mary Jung

Election night: What the early results mean

The very early vote-by-mail results are in, and they show Sup. Scott Wiener with a significant lead over Sup. Jane Kim in the state Senate race – and a...

The Agenda, June 6-12, 2016: Key vote on Airbnb, Election Day partying ….

So the San Francisco Chronicle can’t bring itself to issue an endorsement in the presidential primary. That’s pretty astonishing for a big-city newspaper in the middle of what could...

The real-estate sleaze reaches high tide in the DCCC race

The sleaze coming out of the real-estate industry has reached astonishing levels in the past couple of days, with Big Tech and the Association of Realtors spending gobs of...

Dem Party Chair Mary Jung’s sex-work hypocrisy

Truth is a pretty fungible commodity during election season, and we all give candidates a little slack. But an oped in today’s Examiner by the chair of the local...

$1 million in tech and real-estate money pours into June SF election

The tide of tech and real-estate money flowing into the June 7th San Francisco election is now at more than $1 million, a stunning sum that’s paying in part...

The Agenda, May 23-29: Amateur hour in the Mayor’s Office …

By mid-afternoon, a little after 3pm Friday, reporters were starting to gather out in front of the Mayor’s office. We’d gotten the word, thanks to a tweet from veteran...

The Agenda, May 16-22: Big, ugly luxury housing projects in the Mission and the Tenderloin….

The local news media made a big deal of the legal thrashing that Federal Judge Charles Breyer gave to an SF police officer who, the judge said, lied on...

The absurdity of the Airbnb supporters

 The San Francisco Tenants Union fully supports and helped craft the long-needed fix to our short-term rental regulations that Supervisors David Campos and Aaron Peskin have sponsored. This legislation...

Airbnb suddenly drops $245,000 into local politics

Just days after Sups. David Campos and Aaron Peskin announced a measure to more tightly regulate short-term rentals, Airbnb, the biggest company in that business, dropped $245,000 into local...

Democratic Party superdelegate plan fails

The future of the Democratic Party in San Francisco came down entirely to timing. As a move that would have given the mayor and his allies considerable additional power came...