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Tagged with: Phil Ting

Some local Democrats oppose the Newsom recall—but not the Boudin recall

Here are the people who argue that Newsom should stay in office—even if they have policy disagreements—but won't say the same about Chesa Boudin.

Low-income people in SF might actually get paid for jury duty

Plus: Landlords kill a transparency bill that would hold speculators accountable. That's today in Sacramento.

California could vastly expand affordable broadband — if the Legislature acts now

Gov. Newsom has asked for money for expanding accessible Internet service all over the state. The Legislature is stalling.

State Legislature moving to give telecom companies immense power

Bills would block any local control over placement of cell towers and antennas -- and it's passing with almost no opposition.

A new move to get corporate money out of state political campaigns

AB 20 would ban contributions from corporations to any candidate for state office in CA.

Chiu, Wiener attack ‘left-right pincers’ on housing

Legislators decry alliance between progressive housing activists and 'Nimby' homeowners.

It takes a city to open the schools

Testing, tracking, vaccines -- and Muni! -- have to be part of the plan, and neoliberal leadership isn't going to help.

Time’s running out for SF’s live music venues. What’s being done to save them?

Via the Independent Venue Alliance and SF Venue Coalition, businesses seek private donations—and put much-needed pressure on federal and city level politicians to help.

The big GOP and real-estate money moves into District One

Fake tenants group and big outside cash is now trying to promote Philhour over Chan in a race that could determine the balance of power on the board.

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...