Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Willie Brown

Statewide tenant movement comes alive in Sacramento. Where was Leland?

Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (center) addresses the tenant rally, with State Sen. Mark Leno (left) and Supervisors David Campos and John Avalos (behind Ammiano) looking on. By Tim Redmond Last year, when...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk (or Dianne Feinstein) at the airport

By Tom Temprano I managed to squeeze in a rare out-of-states trip to Mexico this past week and found myself doing my finest 6am zombie walk through SFO's International Terminal....

Politics on Tuesday: Private phones, public business

By Tim Redmond There’s been a lot of fallout from the Chris Christie scandal, but one of the most interesting elements to me was the way so many of the...

BREAKING NEWS: A new waterfront initiative will test local politics

By Tim Redmond In the wake of the stunning success of the battle against the 8 Washington project, waterfront advocates  were set to file a new initiative Monday morning that...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Jerry Brown’s presidential campaign and the politics of a serious local Ellis Act limit

  By Tim Redmond Willie Brown says he broke the story that Our Governor is thinking about running for president. (Yes, of the United States.) Mark Barabak at the LA Times...

The other Twitter tax break — and how it cost the city $25 million

By Tim Redmond Way back in 1969, when Sue Hestor was a young activist organizing a peace march, she asked the sympathetic owner of the Furniture Mart building on Market...

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...

City Beat: Media jamming on the Google bus and parking meters in the neighborhoods

The World as We Know It in San Francisco was buzzing all day over the protestors who blocked a Google bus – and the fake Google employee who said...

City Beat: Lobbyists here and there, saving Modern Times and the Church sex scandal

By Tim Redmond Despite all the silly fuss over the modest pay raise for state Legislators, the public’s opinion of the Democrat-dominated Assembly and Senate is higher than it’s been...