Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Mary Jung

Democratic Party buckles on police reform

Modest resolution from Racial Justice Committee defeated by last-minute "substitution" that only praises the SFPD By Tim Redmond JULY 23, 2105 – Hene Kelly, a longtime teacher, union activist, and member...

Violence and intimidation at the DCCC? I didn’t see it, and I was there

The Chron's story, by a reporter who wasn't there, presents a very misleading picture of how people expressed their feelings on the Mission Moratorium By Tim Redmond May 29, 2015 --...

SF Democratic Party votes against the Mission

County committee rejects community call for a break in runaway development By Tim Redmond MAY 28, 2015 – As if there were any doubt left, the Democratic Party of  San Francisco...

A new pro-growth group takes on the politics of housing

SFBARF is getting a lot of press for a theory -- build and build and build and housing prices will come down -- that doesn't stand up to the...

Watch out for Wiener: The Scott Wiener for Senate campaign is well under way

But progressives are confident that he will have a serious challenger By Tim Redmond JANUARY 15, 2015 – C.W. Nevius called me yesterday. Yeah, the Chron columnist, the guy we used...

The big national landlord money aimed at Prop. G

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – I’ve seen a lot of political campaigns around landlord and tenant issues. I’ve seen both sides lobby the Board of Supervisors and the...

Democratic Party backs tenants — narrowly

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- The biggest applause at the Democratic County Central Committee last night came about an hour and a half into the meeting, when Chair...

Is Chiu a key to DCCC vote on anti-speculation tax?

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- The fate of a ballot measure to curtail real-estate speculation in San Francisco could come down to a handful of votes at the...

Democratic Party meeting becomes strange pep rally

Editor’s note: The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee has been taken over by the moderate/conservative side, represented by the chair, Mary Jung, who is a real-estate lobbyist. (Yes:...

Politics on Tuesday: The Democratic Party, the real-estate industry, and nudists on Muni

By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2014 – Just three days before the June 3 election, tech mogul and mayoral ally Ron Conway handed $25,000 to the San Francisco Democratic Party....