Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Sup. Malia Cohen

The budget picture is bleak — but Mayor Lee has no worries

It was all doom and gloom at the Board of Supes Budget Committee March 9, with the mayor’s budget director and the controller warning of potentially severe budget deficits...

Supes, mayor fail on immigration

Everyone involved is putting a (fairly) nice face on it, but the reality is that the Board of Supes Budget and Finance Committee’s rejection of adequate funding for the...

The Agenda, Feb 21-26: More Mission displacement ….

The luxury-housing assault on the Mission continues this week as the Planning Commission decides Thursday/23 whether to allow a developer to demolish an auto repair shop and build a...

Sup. Ahsha SafaĂ­ introduces resolution against Trump’s so-called Muslim Ban 

District 11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai announced his intention to introduce a resolution opposing President Trump's Muslim ban at Tuesday's board meeting. Safai's resolution is backed by Mayor Ed Lee and comes at...

As Trump wages war on women’s health, San Francisco’s elected women are fighting back

As the Trump administration moved into defund international Planned Parenthood San Francisco's elected women leaders are fighting back. On Tuesday, Supervisor Hillary Ronen introduced a resolution that strongly denounced plans by the Trump...

Supes approve memorial for Alex Nieto

The Police Officers Association lost a significant vote today, further isolating the organization from the mainstream of San Francisco politics. Despite an effort by Sup. Mark Farrell, the Board of...

The Agenda: Rose Pak, the devastation of the Eastern Neighborhoods ….

Gordon Chin, a founder and former director of the Chinatown Community Development Center, notes in his book Building Community, Chinatown Style, that for Rose Pak, “all politics are personal.” “Politics...

The Agenda, July 31-Aug. 6: The attack on blue collar jobs continues …

I’ve often wondered how much housing San Francisco is building for international criminals. And now it appears the feds are asking the same question. A federal agency is now demanding...

Board factions (mostly) work out deals for fall ballot

Everyone seems to be complaining about a lack of “collegiality” at the Board of Supes, since some of the discussions over the budget and the fall ballot have been...

The Agenda, 7/25/2016: Down to the wire for the November ballot

The battle of the November ballot continues Tuesday as several key items left over from last week’s crazy Board of Supes meeting are back on the agenda. Top of the...