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Tag: Mirkarimi

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...

Supes reject anti-immigrant measure

Pro-Sanctuary-City law passes unanimously after "reactionary" alternative is tabled, 6-5, with Sup. Christensen voting to keep it alive By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 20, 2015 -- The Board of Supes today staved...

Lee avoids tough questions in mayoral debate

The challengers did the best they could, but a weak format allowed Lee to duck any criticism of his record By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 9, 2015 – Mayor Ed Lee showed...

Transphobia in the Sheriff’s race

The treatment of transgender inmates -- and the response of the deputy sheriff's union -- becomes an issue in the race between incumbent Ross Mirkarimi and challenger Vicki Hennessy By...

The “Old Boys Club” is alive and well in SF

Annual Boys Night Out event gathers power players and media elite -- no girls allowed.  By Marke B.  The optics are disastrous. In the picture taken last night, freely shared on...

The Agenda, Aug. 17-23: Is the Left moving to the Right?

Or does the Chron, once again, have the whole thing completely wrong? By Tim Redmond AUGUST 17, 2015 – Just got back from upstate New York, where all the pizza is...

Supes move forward with jail that we might not need

$240 million project that nobody has seen and that might be obsolete the day it opens gets preliminary approval from board members who say they don't like it. Go...

Mayor denounces sheriff — but can’t explain why

Lee tells supes that Mirkarimi's policy endangers public safety -- but he can't offer a cogent alternative By Tim Redmond JULY 14, 2015 – Mayor Ed Lee came to the Board...

SF sheriff in the depths of media hell

Mirkarimi tried to tell the press what actually happened. You can guess how that went By Alexis Terrazas JULY 13, 2015 -- As the saga of whether or not San Francisco...

The Agenda, July 13-19: Should SF Build a new jail?

That's a real issue; the Mirkarimi pile-on is not. Plus: Stopping business displacement in the Mission and making tech dorms pay for affordable housing By Tim Redmond JULY 12, 2105 –...