Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Rafael Mandelman

Oversight — of Recology, the Ferris Wheel deal ….

... and commercial landlords. Plus the Chron's neo-liberal editorial page editor retires. That's The Agenda for March 15-22.

Are SF departments ‘corruption resilient?’

Despite assurances from the Controller's Office, it sure doesn't look that way.

The lady was a champ: Remembering Margo St. James, patron saint of sex work

Groundbreaking SF icon, who passed this month at 83, left an indelible mark on the fight for sex workers' rights

[UPDATED] ‘Sacred’ LGBTQ memorial space in Castro threatened by Bank of America

New signs at 'Hibernia Beach' area, traditionally used to mourn community members, warn against shrines

Supes to ask mayor about corruption

Plus: Hearing on UCSF's hospital expansion plans and the new committee lineup: That's The Agenda for Jan 11-18.

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.

Protesters say city needs to keep SIP hotels open — and people in them

Members of the Prop. C oversight panel call for city money to buy hotels.

Supes save hotel program — with a catch

Mandleman insists that new arrivals to the rooms can be evicted any time the funding runs out -- even if there's not place to go.

Supes panel moves to keep SIP hotels open

With Mandelman in dissent, Budget Committee approves measure to block the Mayor's Office from shutting down successful homeless program.

Supervisors vote to ban smoking tobacco in apartments—but spare cannabis

Sup. Mandelman’s amendment saves SF from what for many, could have amounted to a ban on smokable marijuana.