Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Prop. B

Firefighters want no part of dark-money lawsuit

The San Francisco Firefighters Union is asking the political consultant who is suing to overturn the city’s dark money law to immediately stop referring to the Prop B bond...

Political operatives try to defend dark money

The city’s new law mandating real disclosure for dark money in local elections is under attack – and the legal filing include some fascinating information. Todd David, who runs the...

Newsom’s agency folds on waterfront case

The proposed settlement agreement announced Wednesday in the State Lands Commission’s lawsuit to overturn Proposition B represents a near-total concession by the state. It also suggests that Lt. Gov. Gavin...

Newsom’s final try at undermining voter control of the waterfront

A judge heard closing arguments Wednesday in the State Lands Commission’s lawsuit to overturn Proposition B, which requires voter approval for new construction on the San Francisco waterfront that...

Newsom’s agency keeps trying to tell voters they have no say on waterfront

The State Lands Commission continued to make its case in court Tuesday to overturn Proposition B, which requires voter approval for new construction projects on the San Francisco waterfront...

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

In a lawsuit challenging whether voters can reject commercial developments on the San Francisco waterfront, attorneys for the State of California called an expert witness this week who questioned...

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF is set for trial

Lite Guv Gavin Newsom’s suit against San Francisco will go forward for trial Sept 11, a judge ruled Friday. Judge Susanne Bolanos rejected summary judgment motions by both the city...

Newsom’s lawyer says voters can’t be trusted

Gavin Newsom’s lawsuit against San Francisco appears headed for a September trial after Judge Susan Bolanos tentatively decided not to give either side summary judgment. That ruling came after the...

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF goes to court this week

A San Francisco Superior Court Judge will hear arguments Wednesday/28 in a lawsuit filed by Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and his State Lands Commission colleagues that seeks to undermine...

Does Newsom want to be the guv who turns SF into Miami Beach?

Gavin Newsom seems to want to be the governor who turned the San Francisco waterfront into Miami Beach. Newsom, who as Lite Guv chairs the State Lands Commission, is suing...