Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Sup. Malia Cohen

Two big (and environmentally awful) projects — and a step toward saving the Mission

The India Basin environmental impact report, which was more-or-less rejected by the supes two weeks ago when the local air board said the construction proposals would cause too much...

Who supports real rent control — and environmental justice in Bayview?

All 11 supervisors will have to take a public stand Tuesday/2 on Proposition 10, the statewide ballot measure that would allow cities to impose effective rent control. Sup. Aaron...

The Agenda, July 22-July 29: The new (same old) Planning Commission …

Sup. Malia Cohen, I am reliably told, promised progressives on the board that she would re-appoint Planning Commissioners Dennis Richards and Kathrin Moore if they elected her board president....

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

The Central Soma Plan – which will open South of Market to the equivalent of a new downtown, with office space for at least 33,000 more workers and housing...

Cohen is unanimous choice for board prez

After both Sups. Jane Kim, Aaron Peskin, and Hillary Ronen talked about how "unfortunate" the process that Mayor-elect London Breed created for selecting a new board president was, everyone...

Can the police contract be a vehicle for reform?

The role of the San Francisco Police Officers Association in blocking reform is increasingly becoming a focus among police-accountability activists -- and the POA is under unprecedented scrutiny. At a...

Farrell appoints Stefani to board — but should this process continue?

Interim Mayor Mark Farrell appointed Catherine Stefani, who has been the county clerk since 2016, to his former seat on the Board of Supes today – and Sup. Malia...

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...

An SF city bank is not only possible — it’s a great idea, budget analyst concludes

San Francisco faces no legal obstacles and no significant policy problems with creating a municipal bank, a recent report from the city’s budget and legislative analyst concludes. The report, released...

Supes approve ‘chop shop’ bill, which will do nothing to stop bike theft

The Board of Supes voted today to allow civilian employees of the city to seize without a warrant bicycles and bike parts that are on the sidewalk. The bill by...