Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Tenants Together

SF’s campaign money: Loopholes, scams, and real-estate cash

The candidates for local office filed their first major campaign-finance statements last week, and some of them are eye-openers. In fact, a careful review of the records on file...

How the 2016 races shape up

Control of the city, and its future, on the line in a year of high-octane, high-stakes politics   By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 4, 2015 – The next 11 months are going to...

Progressive candidates lining up for 2016

There's a shortage of challengers to Mayor Ed Lee-- but the progressives have no lack of candidates for the next races for supervisor By Tim Redmond APRIL 20, 2015 – While...

Ellis Act reform starts Tuesday in Sacto

Buses leave from the Mission at 9:30 am to take supporters to the hearing on Leno's reform bill APRIL 13, 2015 -- State Sen. Mark Leno is trying again to...

Election night: Looking at the turnout

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 4, 2014 (5:30pm) – Two and a half hours until the polls close, and turnout on the East side of town is mixed. Dean Preston, director...

When all roads lead to SF City Hall, what will the mayor do?

By Tim Redmond When Sup. David Campos was seeking support for his bill to raise relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions, he asked the mayor to sign on. During a...

City Beat: Immigration holds, evictions – and the loss of an entire city block in the Mission

Tom Ammiano, shown here at the David Campos for Assembly kickoff, has helped stave off thousands of deportations. By Tim Redmond APRIL 7, 2014 -- Guess what? The number of people...

New report shows how the Ellis Act is abused

By Tim Redmond APRIL 3, 2014 -- The majority of the Ellis Act evictions in San Francisco conflict with the original intent of the law, a new study by Tenants...

Everyone in town (except a few landlords) is supporting Leno’s Ellis Act bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting By Tim Redmond FEB 24, 2014 -- A broad coalition that includes tenant activists as well as tech leaders...

Tom’s Town: A visit to River City (and what’s up with the David Chiu landlord-lawyer fundraiser?)

By Tom Temprano My last visit to Sacramento happened when I was ten years old on a road trip to Gold Country with my dad. The memories I have from...