Stories about Sara Shortt

Ballot measure targeting Airbnb headed for November 2015 election

by Tim Redmond with Manissa Maharawal and Erin McElroy NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Former Sup. Aaron Peskin, standing in front of the headquarters of Airbnb...

Ted Gullicksen’s legacy

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 17, 2014 – It felt as if the whole San Francisco Left was at Mission High School Sunday for Ted Gullicksen’s...

Politics: Campos, Chiu in dead heat — and what about the Leno for mayor campaign?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 30, 2014 – A new poll done by David Binder and Associates puts Sups. David Campos and David Chiu dead even...

Ted Gullicksen, tenant organizer, dead at 61

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 14, 2014 -- The day just gets worse. I spent much of the afternoon taking press calls and talking about the tragedy...

Pride: Parties and politics as housing activists take over Google float

Grand Marshall Tommi Avicolli Mecca won a fabulosity ribbon after his contingent Occupied the Google float. By Tim Redmond JUNE 29, 2014 – Wow, what a...

Politics on Tuesday: City College, Airbnb, and District 8

Will the mayor admit that the city attorney was right?Photo by Luke Thomas By Tim Redmond The accrediting commission that's been trying to shut down City...

Google Lawyer evicting third-grade teacher

Protesters make the link between transit shuttles and evictions By Sara Bloomberg APRIL 11, 2014 -- Another Google bus was blocked temporarily in the Mission today...

The big real-estate money in SF politics

  By Darwin Bond Graham The tech boom has made San Francisco's real estate the most expensive in the nation. Tech companies, from startups to Fortune...