Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Sup. Malia Cohen

The Agenda: Tasers, traffic, and cannabis

The San Francisco Police Department hasn’t by any means given up on getting Tasers — apparently, Chief William Scott is a big fan of the zapping weapons. The Commission...

Bayview tenants get eviction reprieve

The Bayview tenants who are facing eviction because a landlord illegally built their units got a reprieve today when the Planning Commission voted unanimously to delay action on the...

Supes rebuke Planning Commission

The Board of Supes rejected a hotel project on Hyde Street today, sending a clear message that a residential building where tenants have been displaced by fire can’t be...

15 tenants face unusual eviction in Bayview

John Brown walks slowly up to his second-floor apartment, but he doesn’t ask for help. The 68-year-old Vietnam Vet and former firefighter is happy in his one-bedroom unit in...

The Agenda, July 24-30: Undemocratic voting, municipal broadband …

The bill that would limit citizen initiatives against development is now in the state Senate, and will be heard in committee in August. The SF supes will vote again...

Cohen moves to sideline opposition to ‘profoundly undemocratic’ state law

Sup. Malia Cohen, unexpectedly and at the last moments of yesterday’s Board of Supes meeting, announced that she wanted to delay consideration of a measure to put the city...

Supes pass anti-eviction bill — but vote 6-5 against a key enforcement measure

The supes approved new limits on owner move-in evictions Tuesday, taking a big step forward toward addressing the city’s latest eviction crisis – but by a 6-5 vote, the...

Mayor’s allies push through divisive budget plan

The San Francisco budget blew up this week as moderate allies of Mayor Ed Lee pushed through a plan without progressive support. Late this afternoon, as all of the progressive...

SF public power agency under attack

The majority of the Board of Supervisors Budget Committee voted today to effectively cut funding for the only city agency that has a mandate to push for public power...

The Agenda: Why teachers can’t find housing

There has been much talk of late about teacher housing, and that’s all good: If teachers can’t live in San Francisco, we have a serious problem. And it appears...