Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Politics

Citywide tenant convention: “This is the start of a movement”

By Tim Redmond FEB.10, 2014 -- Among the old-timers at the San Francisco tenants convention Saturday, the same question kept coming up: When was the last time we saw this...

Tom’s Town: Rain water, sugar water — and a Democratic Party squeaker

By Tom Temprano It’s raining! Real rain! Not just dense fog, but real rain in the form of droplets of water is finally making its way from the skies onto...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the mayor agreed to make the...

Sue Hestor’s birthday and a lesson in SF environmental history

  By Tim Redmond I sat next to Sup. David Campos Saturday at the celebration of Sue Hestor's 70th birthday, and at one point he looked over at me and said:...

Politics on Tuesday: Can we take back City College?

By Tim Redmond Everybody knows that state officials have taken complete control of City College – and show no signs of returning the school to the elected Board of Trustees....

First Assembly debate defines the candidates – and the shape of the race

  By Tim Redmond The gloves came off, quickly, in the first debate between Sups. David Chiu and David Campos Thursday night, as the candidates presented very different pictures of their...

Politics on Tuesday: A challenge to Wiener in D8?

By Tim Redmond When Sup. Scott Wiener showed up at the Castro tenants convention, he was doing what any good politician would do in an election year: More than 250...

Speculation tax leads ideas at Haight tenant convention

Sup Eric Mar listens at the Haight-Richmond tenant convention   By Tim Redmond The Park Branch library was so packed for the Haight-Richmond tenant convention that people who arrived late had to...

Ed Lee’s State of the City, for better and for worse

By Tim Redmond The good news about Mayor Ed Lee's State of the City Speech is that he clearly, finally, understands that he can't ignore the housing crisis. He's got...

Sacramento control: How the state could keep City College under its thumb for years to come

By Ann Clark On January 4, 2014, the news media in San Francisco reported the threat of closing City College of San Francisco is temporarily on hold by court order....