Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Petra DeJesus

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 –...

The Agenda: Why isn’t the Police Commission meeting?

Two members of the SF Police Commission are asking Mayor London Breed to allow the panel to start meeting again – and it’s past due. The mayor’s Shelter-in-Place order bars...

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

The San Francisco Democratic Party will decide Wednesday night who to endorse in the fall elections – and there’s a schism in what was seen in the past as...

Sunshine panel demands action on Police Commission Taser vote

As Sunshine Task Force Chair Bruce Wolfe said the final “aye” at the April 3 meeting, community activist Magick Altman jumped from her seat and threw her fists in...

Police commission defies Sunshine Task Force and refuses new vote on Tasers

“We were literally locked out of City Hall.” That’s how community activist Magick Altman described the November 3, 2017 San Francisco Police Commission vote to allow officers to use Tasers. It...

Alioto Facebook post leads to scary comments about David Campos

A series of Facebook posts started by former Sup. Angela Alioto have created concerns about possible threats to local Democratic Party Chair David Campos – and Alioto’s response is...

Cops again try to interfere with Taser policy and reforms

The Police Officers Association, which just lost overwhelmingly at the ballot box in its effort to equip all cops with Tasers, is still apparently trying to interfere with the...

Police Commission set to discuss the effectiveness of tasers

It's back to tasers at the Police Commission where a working group is set to present its findings at Wednesday's meeting. The city has been debating whether to arm...

The Agenda, June 19-26: Budget, Tasers, a great movie and politics for the 99 percent….

It’s budget time in San Francisco: The supes Budget and Finance Committee has been holding hearings for months, and the $10.1 billion budget is likely to be passed, as...

DeJesus hearing becomes a debate on Tasers

The Board of Supes Rules Committee moved forward the nomination of Petra DeJesus for another term on the Police Commission Thursday – but not before a lengthy hearing in...