Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Sanders

The case for the youth vote

The Board of Supes met with the Youth Commission Tuesday, and the biggest question around a potential charter amendment allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to vote was simple: Who is going...

The Agenda, April 18-25: Police accountability, fighting a really bad eviction ….

In Los Angeles County, law-enforcement officers have shot more than 2,000 people in the past 15 years – and exactly one officer has ever been charged with a crime....

Seriously? Evicting a 99-year-old?

Supporters of a 99-year-old woman facing eviction from a Page Street apartment rallied in front of the Superior Court building this afternoon asking that Iris Canada, who moved into...

The Agenda, April 10-17: Superdelegates, nationally and locally

Just as the Bernie Sanders campaign is stepping up its criticism of the role party officials play in the nomination process, a proposal to create 12 new superdelegates for...

The Agenda, March 21-27, 2008: A homeless emergency, mayoral vetoes ….

The mayor was out of town when news broke that his approval ratings continue to dive, just a few months into his final term. The last time this happened,...

The Agenda: The cops, the city attorney, Hillary and Bernie ….

When you’re the San Francisco city attorney, you have to defend your client, and sometimes your client is the Police Department, which is getting sued by the family of...

Tom’s Town: Young Dems survive takeover (sort of)

JANUARY 14, 2016 -- This past Wednesday a who’s who of fresh-faced politicos packed into the Women’s Building for the consummate game of inside baseball that was the San...

The Agenda, Dec. 28- Jan 3: New Year’s resolutions ….

  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 27, 2015 – Nothing much happens in local politics during the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Hearings are cancelled; the supes are in recess. The...

How the 2016 races shape up

Control of the city, and its future, on the line in a year of high-octane, high-stakes politics   By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 4, 2015 – The next 11 months are going to...

What’s really behind Obama’s Cuba move

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson DECEMBER 23, 2014 -- There were two big takeaways from President Obama’s Cuban opening. The first is obvious. After 55 years of U.S.-backed invasions, covert efforts...