Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Ron Conway

A progressive wave in the East Bay

Victories over big money in Oakland, Richmond, Berkeley, and Antioch shows the power of community organizing.

Big reforms could be headed for fall ballot

The Board of Supes Rules Committee will hold a special meeting Thursday/9 to consider a series of City Charter amendments for the fall ballot that would reform the Department...

Final, final results: Progressives win three judges, DCCC

The results of the March 3 San Francisco election are finally (almost) final; the Department of Elections reports all but about 1,500 ballots have been counted. So we can...

SF responds to climate crisis (but will anyone mention Uber?)

The California Department of Housing and Community Development wants to know what you think the most important issues in your community are. And there’s a survey! It’s right here....

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

The six tech IPOs that are likely to happen in the next year could drive up housing prices as much as 11 percent – that’s $147,000 on the median...

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Supervisor Gordon Mar and eight of his colleagues have filed to place a measure on the November, 2019 ballot that would close some of the loopholes that allow dark...

Breed’s State of the City: Let’s all work together

I have a lot of issues with Mayor London Breed’s State of the City speech, and I will get to that in a moment. But I have to say: I...

Behind the battle for board president

When I was a young reporter at the Bay Guardian, the editor, Bruce Brugmann, told me not to bother writing stories about how “the left is in disarray.” In this...

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

This was to be a banner year for San Francisco Yimbys at the polls. The group is the social-media focused, bright young face of the pro-development lobby. At the...

Election winners and losers in SF

First, we don’t really know anything for sure yet. There are, according to the Department of Elections, an astonishing 139,000 ballots still to be counted – which means there...