Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: State Assembly

So San Francisco isn’t broke. Where is the money?

What if we tried to attract artists instead of tech companies? Hearing will look at post-COIVD economy. Plus: A huge payout to victim of police abuse. That's The Agenda for Feb. 15-21

Time’s running out for SF’s live music venues. What’s being done to save them?

Via the Independent Venue Alliance and SF Venue Coalition, businesses seek private donations—and put much-needed pressure on federal and city level politicians to help.

Breaking the law and abusing workers plays well on Wall Street

Breaking the law repeatedly, enabling thousands of evictions, ducking your taxes, overturning state labor codes, and abusing your workers seems to be a recipe for immense wealth...

Bill that could cost SF $50 million up for key Assembly vote

A bill that could cost San Francisco as much as $50 million in lost affordable housing money comes before a key state Assembly committee tomorrow, and the chair, SF’s...

Large majority of voters support tax on millionaires

Some 70 percent of California voters would support a higher tax on income above $1 million, a new poll shows. The survey, by the highly respected firm of David Binder...

LGBT leaders take on elder abuse

Two longtime LGBT leaders are holding a special event Thursday/5 to discuss elder abuse in the queer community. The LGBT population of San Francisco is aging. The National Center on Elder...

Preston to join board Dec. 17

City Hall will move another big step in the progressive direction next week as Dean Preston joins the Board of Supes. Preston, who narrowly defeated incumbent Vallie Brown in November,...

Behind the ‘dark money’ in the DA’s race

Suzy Loftus, a candidate for district attorney, just sent out a fundraising email complaining that a “dark money” group is pouring money into the DA’s race -- and one...

Convention Day One: Prop. 13 reform, progressive support for Kimberly Ellis …

Wow – just the first afternoon, no candidates for president yet -- and so much is happening at the state Democratic Party convention. We had the battle around allowing undocumented...

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Adults, teens, children and their pets gathered in Green Meadow Park near Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday afternoon March 24. Sen. Bernie Sanders greeted thousands of supporters as...