Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Sanctuary City

Supes to vote on cops contract — as new records show history of blocking reform

Documents reveal a stunning pattern of the POA trying to prevent reforms -- but a deal to give the cops raises with no concessions is still pending approval.

SF measure would allow all residents to serve on commissions

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to put on the fall ballot a City Charter amendment that would allow all San Francisco residents to serve on boards...

SF General nurses told not to provide bilingual services

When Lauren Cook heard that the new contract her union, SEIU 1021, had negotiated with San Francisco General Hospital included provisions to streamline the process of receiving bilingual pay,...

Alioto Facebook post leads to scary comments about David Campos

A series of Facebook posts started by former Sup. Angela Alioto have created concerns about possible threats to local Democratic Party Chair David Campos – and Alioto’s response is...

The Trump ally trying to defeat universal childcare in SF

A giant New York real estate group with ties to Donald Trump hads dumped $100,000 into opposing Sup. Jane Kim’s universal child-care measure. The No on C and D committee,...

Campaign trail: Leno, Kim issue joint endorsement ad …

For the first time in history, two major San Francisco mayoral candidates are running a serious, all-out ranked-choice voting strategy—and the outcome of the election will test whether that...

Ethics Commission blows up over controversial reform law

The SF Ethics Commission blew up last week as President Peter Keane abruptly announced his resignation after failing to get the four votes to put a complex and controversial...

Puff: Why isn’t SF a cannabis sanctuary city?

PUFF On February 13, the city of Berkeley declared itself a sanctuary city for recreational marijuana, firmly kicking San Francisco’s cool cred in the butt. As proposed by mayor Jesse Arreguin and...

Perhaps, a real mayoral debate

Tom Ammiano called me this morning to say he was going to dial 911. “I just realized I agree with Willie Brown,” he said. That doesn’t happen often to me,...

First mayoral debate has no winners and too much agreement

The first mayoral debate of the spring had no clear winners or losers; in fact, none of the candidates stood out as dramatically different from any of the others....