Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Scott Wiener

Soda industry says evictions are comparable to the price of a Dr. Pepper

By Tim Redmond March 4, 2014 -- Political campaigns are full of hyperbole. But a mailer from the American Beverage Association that arrived at my house yesterday has to be...

Eviction lawyer, Ellis Act supporters hold fundraiser for Leland Yee

     By Tim Redmond State Sen. Leland Yee, who was conspicuously absent from the tenant rally in Sacramento, is raising campaign money from some of the most radical pro-eviction forces in...

Politics on Tuesday: Fall campaigns begin March 17

By Tim Redmond FEB. 25, 2014 – The campaigns for supervisor and state Assembly get real March 17, when the first seriously controversial housing bill of the year comes before...

Everyone in town (except a few landlords) is supporting Leno’s Ellis Act bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting By Tim Redmond FEB 24, 2014 -- A broad coalition that includes tenant activists as well as tech leaders...

Where is Sup. Scott Wiener’s money coming from? Guess

By Tim Redmond FEB. 19, 2014 -- The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, one of my favorite organizations in San Francisco, has taken the work we did here to a new detailed...

Tom’s Town: Rain water, sugar water — and a Democratic Party squeaker

By Tom Temprano It’s raining! Real rain! Not just dense fog, but real rain in the form of droplets of water is finally making its way from the skies onto...

SoMa tenants back anti-speculation and relocation efforts

SoMa tenants vote on proposals for a citywide initiative. Photo by Sara Bloomberg By Sara Bloomberg The city's fifth regional tenants convention, held on Jan. 25 just blocks away from Twitter's...

SF signs on with private luxury transit system

MTA board members listen to testimony on the tech buses By Tim Redmond At the beginning of the Municipal Transportation Agency meeting on the "Google bus" plan, Ed Reiskin, the MTA...

Politics on Tuesday: A challenge to Wiener in D8?

By Tim Redmond When Sup. Scott Wiener showed up at the Castro tenants convention, he was doing what any good politician would do in an election year: More than 250...

San Francisco’s War on Poor People

By Tim Redmond The federal War on Poverty is 50 years old, and a lot of the news media reports are calling it a failure: The poverty rate today is...