Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Sierra Club

The Agenda: A new mayor (maybe?) and and end to fossil-fuel investments

The Board of Supes will finally decide Tuesday/23 whether London Breed will remain in charge of both branches of government, or take over as interim mayor (and give up...

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

In a lawsuit challenging whether voters can reject commercial developments on the San Francisco waterfront, attorneys for the State of California called an expert witness this week who questioned...

What the new mayor’s race poll really shows

The first poll on the 2018 mayor’s race offers some surprises – and a lot of information that is really not surprising. I’ve obtained a copy of the full poll,...

The Agenda, Oct. 1-8: Big changes at Ocean Beach …

The San Francisco Police Commission pulled a discussion of Tasers off the agenda last week — just as an Oakland man died after being zapped by one of the...

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF is set for trial

Lite Guv Gavin Newsom’s suit against San Francisco will go forward for trial Sept 11, a judge ruled Friday. Judge Susanne Bolanos rejected summary judgment motions by both the city...

Inside the Yimby conference

Last weekend about 120 attendees from 17 cities gathered in downtown Oakland for the Yimbytown 2017 conference. Organized by East Bay Forward, the event was bankrolled by a $40,000...

Jerry Brown sides with polluters in key bill

Here are some of the things that have happened in the past two days: A giant piece of ice, the size of Delaware, broke off Antarctica, signaling even faster climate...

Newsom’s lawyer says voters can’t be trusted

Gavin Newsom’s lawsuit against San Francisco appears headed for a September trial after Judge Susan Bolanos tentatively decided not to give either side summary judgment. That ruling came after the...

PG&E, with Trump’s help, could shake down SF for $600 million

San Francisco is locked in a battle with Pacific Gas and Electric Company that arises from the company’s century-old efforts to keep municipal power out of this city and...

The Agenda, Feb. 26-March 5: What’s still wild in SF …

Glen Canyon Park is one of my favorite places in the city. It’s right in the middle of the third-densest urban area in the US – and five minutes...