Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Tom Ammiano

Senior housing, mental health — SF supes are pushing bold measures

Seniors and their allies rallied on the steps of City Hall today to push for legislation that would address a serious, often hidden crisis in affordable housing: The minimum income...

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

The fate of the property of journalist Bryan Carmody – and the role of the local courts in allowing a clearly illegal search warrant that is an assault on...

Campaign against dark money kicks off Wednesday

The campaign to shed sunlight on dark money in San Francisco holds its kickoff Wednesday/17 at Manny’s on 16thStreet. Sup. Gordon Mar, former Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, and former Ethics Commission...

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Adults, teens, children and their pets gathered in Green Meadow Park near Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday afternoon March 24. Sen. Bernie Sanders greeted thousands of supporters as...

Preston launches campaign with energetic event

Dean Preston officially launched his campaign for District Five supervisor Friday night with a party that brought together a broad spectrum of the progressive movement. The star of the show...

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Supervisor Gordon Mar and eight of his colleagues have filed to place a measure on the November, 2019 ballot that would close some of the loopholes that allow dark...

The real stakes in the board president vote

Political observers are scrambling to figure out who the next president of the Board of Supes will be – and in the process, some of the key players have...

Celebrating the new supes …

The new Board of Supes is sworn in Jan. 8, and the first order of business will be electing a president. The process has run the spectrum from entirely...

The politics of the Milk-Moscone assassinations

The assassinations of Harvey Milk and George Moscone were a terrible human tragedy. The murder of the first openly gay elected official in the United States stunned the emerging...

Cops opposing reform come in big for Trauss, Johnson, and Ho

The San Francisco Police Officers Association, which most mainstream San Francisco elected officials are running away from as fast as they can, because of stuff like this, has just...