Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Campaign trail: Three donors give $15K to Breed superPAC

The independent expenditure committee backing Sup. London Breed for mayor and attacking Mark Leno has filed its first documentation, which shows that the majority of its money comes from...

Campaign trail: A path for SF Dems to endorse Kim and Leno?

I may have been wrong about my assessment of the SF Democratic Party and the mayor’s race. If the strategy of the Mark Leno and Sup. Jane Kim campaigns is...

Campaign Trail: Breed, SuperPACs and D8 campaign money

SuperPAC money has been one of the defining issues of the early parts of the mayoral campaign. Mark Leno and Sup. Jane Kim have both signed a pledge to...

The first salvo in the mayor’s race is a superPAC attack ad

If the first political ad of the 2018 mayor’s race is any indication, this is going to get ugly, fast. The ad put out by a superPAC that has yet...

The big winner in the mayoral vote …

The New York Times, which has local reporters and ought to know better, ran a headline last week stating that the progressives had “ousted” London Breed and replaced her...

Farrell as mayor: How did this happen?

How did Mark Farrell, one of the most conservative members of the Board of Supes, wind up with the support of progressives to become interim mayor? How did Jeff...

A stunning surprise: Interim Mayor Mark Farrell

In a stunning vote that nobody expected, the Board of Supes selected Sup. Mark Farrell to be interim mayor, leaving the June race wide open and with no incumbent. Farrell...

Cannabis (again), sidewalk robots (again) and a bad housing balance (again)

We are back this week to cannabis. The SF supes were unable to decide how to handle the new industry last meeting. There’s pressure from some anti-pot folks to keep...

Some differences start to emerge from D8 debate

The District 8 supe debate was generally polite and cordial, and since both candidates are focusing mostly on district issues, there were plenty of points of agreement. Incumbent Jeff...

The Agenda, Nov. 12-19: A homeless sleep-in, a D-8 debate…

More than 1,000 homeless people are on the adult shelter waitlist in San Francisco. The city continues to find ways to criminalize these folks. This is Homeless Awareness Week,...