Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Tom Ammiano

First Assembly debate defines the candidates – and the shape of the race

  By Tim Redmond The gloves came off, quickly, in the first debate between Sups. David Chiu and David Campos Thursday night, as the candidates presented very different pictures of their...

Politics on Tuesday: Campos, Chiu, the bus “fee” and a worry for Greg Suhr…

By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos got the early endorsement of the influential teacher's union in his bid for state Assembly. And for reasons that I think have nothing to...

Why is the SF DA trying a 14-year-old as an adult?

By Tim Redmond On June 24, 2103, an SUV pulled up near a Muni shelter at West Point Road and Middle Point Road in Hunters Point. According to video images...

TOM’S TOWN: Ammiano, the Pope, and BART

By Tom Temprano Thanks to an article in 48 Hills, “Run Tom, Run” mania is in full swing! A poll by the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, whose president, full...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Dufty, again? Kelly, again? And what tech could really do to change its image

By Tim Redmond Wouldn’t it be crazy if Bevan Dufty, who has redeemed himself somewhat among progressives as the mayor’s homeless services coordinator, decided to run for District 8 supervisor...

Lee’s closest challenger in mayoral poll? Tom Ammiano

By Tim Redmond A new poll done by David Binder and Associates suggests that Mayor Ed Lee is popular, but not unbeatable – and the strongest challenger could be Assemblymember...

A battle over mayoral power?

A new reform effort aimed at limiting outside employment by SF supervisors made the front page of the Chron Dec. 9, but a much-more-significant change in board rules is...