Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tag: Peskin

Wiener attacks SF supes

State Senator says board is not functional and harks back to his own days as a supe -- which were only "collegial" when it meant helping Big Tech

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

Drivers rally against Uber and Lyft extortion

About 70 drivers rallied outside Uber’s headquarters on Market Street on Thursday, decrying Uber and Lyft’s threat to cancel rideshare services in California in retaliation against an injunction order issued August 10...

Breed budget comes to the supes

The mayor’s budget proposal, delayed because of the COVID crisis, comes before the Board of Supes Budget and Appropriations Committee Wed/12, Thu/13 and Fri/14. It’s going to be a...

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...

Supes pass Overpaid CEO tax

Tax policy was at the top of the Board of Supes agenda Tuesday. The supes placed on the ballot a new business tax that would shift the burden away from...

SF Democratic Party endorsements go (mostly) to progressives

The San Francisco Democratic Party endorsed candidates backed by the progressive wing in five of the six seats last night, with the D7 and D11 endorsements a bit unusual. Most...

City Planning (finally) admits it has a problem

The Land Use and Transportation Committee hearing this week was remarkable: For the first time ever, as far as I can remember, the Planning Department admitted that it has...

Supes, by one vote, reject public advocate plan

The San Francisco supes today refused by one vote to put a measure on the ballot creating a public advocate to focus on public corruption. Two of the supes who...