Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Mirkarimi

Sanctuary City law passes, unanimously

Sup. John Avalos won approval for his updated Sanctuary City law today, and in the end, after months of heated argument (and opposition from the mayor and the sheriff)...

The Agenda, April 18-25: Police accountability, fighting a really bad eviction ….

In Los Angeles County, law-enforcement officers have shot more than 2,000 people in the past 15 years – and exactly one officer has ever been charged with a crime....

The Agenda, April 4-10: Changing the DCCC rules (again), the first Kim-Wiener debate ….

Let us start this week with Airbnb. The company has finally decided, after many years, to help the city crack down on what everyone agrees are illegal listings. Why...

San Francisco, two-party town

I am increasingly coming to believe that San Francisco is now a two-party city – and oddly, we are seeing that reflected in the race to determine who will...

The Agenda, Jan. 18-24: Police violence …

The Police Commission hasn’t approved the use of Tasers for SF cops, but the issue is almost certainly going to come up Thursday/21 when the Supervisors Rules Committee holds...

How the 2016 races shape up

Control of the city, and its future, on the line in a year of high-octane, high-stakes politics   By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 4, 2015 – The next 11 months are going to...

The Agenda, Nov. 30-Dec. 6: A climate-change solution in SF?

Could this city lead the way with a carbon tax? And do we need a new jail? By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 30, 2015 – I was on the road over the...

Wiener’s allies attack Kim — and the race has just started

Negative whisper campaign largely fails, but it shows that this campaign could get ugly By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 10, 2015 – Already, the state Senate race is getting ugly, with supporters...

The Agenda, Nov. 9-15: What comes next in SF politics …

... And two great birthday parties, for a young labor organization and a veteran community newspaper By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 9, 2015 – A weakened mayor, a revitalized Board of Supervisors,...

The Agenda, Nov. 2 to Nov. 8: Can tech and real-estate money buy the election?

Plus: Danny Glover stops by the Mission to promote Mirkarimi, Yes on I By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 2, 2015 – Tomorrow, we will see whether big tech money can dominate and...