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Tag: Norman Yee

A quiet, sweetheart deal for the cops

The Board of Supes will meet in closed session Tuesday/18 to discuss negotiations with city employee unions, and one of the issues on the table is a deal the...

Following the money in D1

District One has always been a key political battleground, a part of town that’s around 60 percent tenants and 40 percent homeowners and that, since the return of district...

Campaign money and what it shows: District 7

The latest campaign finance reports—which show a lot about how state and local races are shaping up—are now on file, and they indicate some important, if unsurprising, patterns. We will...

Some defining issues in the fall supes race

The San Francisco Democratic Party will vote on endorsements for the Board of Supes Wednesday/22, and while the party nod doesn’t always mean victory, it’s a powerful statement –...

Supes consider major changes in business taxes

The Board of Supes Budget and Finance Committee will consider Thursday/16 a series of tax measures that could raise more than $100 million for the city and change the...

Big reforms could be headed for fall ballot

The Board of Supes Rules Committee will hold a special meeting Thursday/9 to consider a series of City Charter amendments for the fall ballot that would reform the Department...

Supes reject Police Commission nominee, approve tenant protections

The Board of Supes rejected one of Mayor Breed’s Police Commission nominations and the other withdrew, sending a clear message to the mayor that the board (and, based on...

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

The full Board of Supes will decide Tuesday/8 whether to reject Mayor London Breed’s two nominees to the Police Commission. The vote will come as protesters all over the world...

Sharply divided board allows curfew to continue — for now

A deeply divided Board of Supes allowed Mayor London Breed’s curfew to stay in effect for two more days after advice from the City Attorney’s Office that it would...

The Agenda: Saving local journalism ….

All local news media is critical during this crisis, and most local news media outlets are struggling. But the nonprofits, the outlets that are set up to provide community-supported...