Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Petra DeJesus

Safai concedes defeat, will allow DeJesus to remain on Police Commission

Sup. Ahsha Safai has apparently conceded defeat in his efforts to replace the city’s best Police Commission member with one of his political allies. Safai tried for months to kick...

The Agenda, May 8-14, 2017: Police Commission battle delayed …

The  move to replace Police Commissioner Petra DeJesus with a woman who might not even live in the city (and faces some other serious questions) was pulled from the...

Mandelman sets up D8 showdown

Rafael Mandelman, who led the City College Board through some very rough times, surprised nobody in local politics when he formally announced last week that he’s challenging Sup. Jeff...

A devious move to oust SF’s best Police Commission member

A close political ally of Sup. Ahsha Safai who has little or no connection to local police-reform groups is trying to out the city’s best Police Commission member. Olga Miranda,...

POA tries to hijack selection of new police chief

The deadline for applications for the job of San Francisco police chief closed Wednesday, and because the process is not exactly open, it’s hard to know how many of...

The real-estate sleaze reaches high tide in the DCCC race

The sleaze coming out of the real-estate industry has reached astonishing levels in the past couple of days, with Big Tech and the Association of Realtors spending gobs of...

Dem Party Chair Mary Jung’s sex-work hypocrisy

Truth is a pretty fungible commodity during election season, and we all give candidates a little slack. But an oped in today’s Examiner by the chair of the local...
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A heated battle over tasers in San Francisco

The annual San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit Wednesday focused on the police department's use of force policy -- and the potential introduction of Tasers to the San Francisco...

Airbnb, tech execs fund nasty DCCC attack piece

A committee funded in large part by Airbnb and tech executives has unleashed a remarkable hit piece that targets almost entirely women of color running for the Democratic County...

The Democratic County Conway Committee

Panel sides with tech-money oligarchs across the board By Tim Redmond AUGUST 13, 2015 -- It’s tempting to just say the San Francisco Democratic Party has made itself irrelevant by becoming...