Stories about Politics

Politics on Tuesday: Campos, Chiu, the bus “fee” and a worry for Greg Suhr…

By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos got the early endorsement of the influential teacher's union in his bid for state Assembly. And for reasons that...

A huge victory for City College

Flanked by Deputy City Attorneys Sara Eisenberg (left), Yvonne Mere and Tom Lakritz, Dennis Herrera celebrates a major legal victory By Tim Redmond When the Accrediting...

BREAKING NEWS: A new waterfront initiative will test local politics

By Tim Redmond In the wake of the stunning success of the battle against the 8 Washington project, waterfront advocates  were set to file a...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Jerry Brown’s presidential campaign and the politics of a serious local Ellis Act limit

  By Tim Redmond Willie Brown says he broke the story that Our Governor is thinking about running for president. (Yes, of the United States.) Mark...

The politics behind the epic building collapse on Twin Peaks

By Tim Redmond I saw Steve Williams, a longtime land-use lawyer, at the Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods dinner Tuesday night, shortly after the news...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Dufty, again? Kelly, again? And what tech could really do to change its image

By Tim Redmond Wouldn’t it be crazy if Bevan Dufty, who has redeemed himself somewhat among progressives as the mayor’s homeless services coordinator, decided to...

Mayor Lee’s secret meeting with corporate CEO’s to discuss the city’s future

By Tim Redmond The email out of the Mayor's Office was very explicit: "This invitation is for CEO's (sic) and senior executives only and is...

Lee’s closest challenger in mayoral poll? Tom Ammiano

By Tim Redmond A new poll done by David Binder and Associates suggests that Mayor Ed Lee is popular, but not unbeatable – and the...

City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

  I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require...

The developers’ dilemma

Developers are meeting in San Francisco to talk about how to fix the housing crisis, and one source told me this was all about...