Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: Rafael Mandelman

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.

Stop the ban on smoking weed!

Doesn't City Hall have better things to do then send law enforcement after people who light up in their own homes?

If SF bans smoking weed in your apartment, where could you get high?

Bill would criminalize pot smoking for a large part of the city's population.

Supes, service providers stunned at mayor’s plan to close homeless hotels

Hearing shows that there is no financial reason to kick people out of hotel rooms, and no place for them to go.

Labor celebrates Biden win …

... but activists worry about his priorities.