Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Politics

Why are Mayor Lee’s allies trying to oust a good police commissioner?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 28, 2014 -- I have spent the past week shaking my head and trying to figure out one of those weird mysteries of San Francisco politics:...

Politics on Tuesday: The Warriors, The Mayor, and Airbnb

Whoops – not happening   By Tim Redmond APRIL 22, 2014 -- The proponents of Prop. B, which would mandate a vote of the people for any height increases on the waterfront,...

What the Keystone Pipeline delay really means

By John H. Cushman Jr APRIL 22, 2014 -- By delaying a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until Nebraska devises a legally valid route across the state,...

Politics on Tuesday: City College, Airbnb, and District 8

Will the mayor admit that the city attorney was right?Photo by Luke Thomas By Tim Redmond The accrediting commission that's been trying to shut down City College just warned San Francisco...

Why the private market can never solve SF’s housing crisis

  By Tim Redmond April 14, 2014 -- We got a great lesson in the past 30 years or so of San Francisco political history at an Urban IDEA forum last...

Politics on Tuesday: Two big wins for tenants

Sups. London Breed (center) and Scott Wiener (right) ended up voting for the Campos bill after trying to amend it to create exemptions for some landlords. By Tim Redmond APRIL 8,...

Tracking the oil money (and sleaze) in Sacramento

By Tim Redmond The three Democrats in the state Senate who are now on forcible leave and under legal clouds all took substantial amounts of money from the oil industry,...

The Leland Yee arrest – and fallout

    By Tim Redmond MARCH 26, 2014 -- The astonishing arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee on charges that include not just campaign-money corruption but conspiring to deal illegal weapons shakes...

The SF Assembly race and affirmative action

By Tim Redmond MARCH 20, 2014 –A measure in the state Legislature that could end the ban on affirmative action at California public colleges and universities is now in limbo....

City Beat: Police – and political — guilt and innocence

By Tim Redmond Oh, what fun to see the Police Officers Association sending out a solicitation that ends with the phrase: "Innocent until proven guilty." I'm a big fan of that...