Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Willie Brown

SF moved people onto Treasure Island despite serious toxic dangers

Navy and its contractors gave inaccurate info on chemicals and radiation as development of housing moved forward, data at hearing shows.

Are SF departments ‘corruption resilient?’

Despite assurances from the Controller's Office, it sure doesn't look that way.

Taxi drivers, disability-rights advocates oppose new Market St. traffic plan

Plus: UC Regents vote on huge new project -- and Willie Brown's Chronicle column will quietly disappear. That's The Agenda for Jan 19-26

Will supes block hotel evictions?

Eight votes will be needed to block a mayoral veto. Plus: Is anyone on the board going to stand with Mark Zuckerberg? That's The Agenda for Dec. 13-20.

Willie Brown says a little corruption is just fine

In a remarkable KQED interview, former mayor defends people accused of taking bribes and showing favoritism.

Why corruption matters

The sleaze at City Hall undermines public faith in government -- at a time when the future of humanity depends on it.

Progressives are winning the Battle of San Francisco

The powerful moderates -- and their financial supporters -- lost overwhelmingly in the Nov. 3 election.

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

Jane Morrison, lifelong activist, dies at 100

Jane Morrison, who was an urban environmentalist before anyone knew what that meant and a central part of the progressive movement in this city for more than half a...

Anatomy of a corrupt $125 million city contract

In a remarkable and highly unusual hearing today, the Government Audit and Oversight Committee dug into the anatomy of a multimillion contract that Sup. Aaron Peskin said could well...