Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Mayor Ed Lee

Mayor Lee’s ‘jobs agenda’ made life worse for many San Franciscans

The late Mayor Ed Lee called it the “jobs agenda.” When he took office, the city was coming out of the recession, and he did everything he possibly could...

Supes, under intense pressure from mayor, drop plan for homeless commission

The Board of Supes today – under intense pressure from the mayor -- refused to put a measure to create a Homelessness Commission on the November ballot. Several of the...

SF responds to climate crisis (but will anyone mention Uber?)

The California Department of Housing and Community Development wants to know what you think the most important issues in your community are. And there’s a survey! It’s right here....

Gig economy horror stories frame supes hearing

The litany of horror stories at today’s hearing on the gig economy was alarming. One Uber driver said he used to get paid $50 for a trip to the...

Fewer calls on city to ‘blow up’ taxi permit system

Sup. Sandra Lee Fewer yesterday called for the city to “blow up” its current taxi permit system, find a way to pay back drivers who spent up to $250,000...

SF breaks America’s heart, says Washington Post

Early in the San Francisco Planning Commission meeting today, Commissioner Dennis Richards mentioned the recent Washington Post article – How San Francisco broke America's heart -- that has been...

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

The fate of the property of journalist Bryan Carmody – and the role of the local courts in allowing a clearly illegal search warrant that is an assault on...

Uber is already undermining public transit …

Uber’s newly revealed goal of damaging public transit is already working in San Francisco, a new study shows. It comes in the wake of a series of protests by...

Wiener’s ‘transit-oriented development’ bill screws public transit

  State Sen. Scott Wiener is promoting his housing bill, SB 50, as an example of environmental progress, since the measure is pushing transit-oriented development – building new housing near...

Hello Kitty to ‘Happy Cleaners’: Asian American film shines at CAAMFest

From SF’s own Chinatown to the crisscrossing currents of transnational adoption, this year’s CAAMFest—formerly known as the San Francisco Asian American Film Festival—covers the globe as usual in its...