San Francisco News

Teresa Frandrich and Diego DeLeo both stopped Ellis evictions

Court Stops North Beach Ellis Eviction

Posted December 18, 2014 by

In another victory for long-term senior San Francisco tenants, on December 17 the San Francisco Superior Court quashed the Ellis eviction of North Beach poet Diego DeLeo. DeLeo’s case galvanized tenants. His victory marks yet another legal victory for longterm,
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Cindy Wu

Mayor Lee Should Appoint Cindy Wu D3 Supe

Posted December 15, 2014 by

In early January, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will appoint a District 3 supervisor to replace David Chiu. One candidate stands out: the current President of the San Francisco Planning Commission, Cindy Wu. Wu is far and away the best
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Why Leno Won’t Run Against Lee

Posted December 1, 2014 by

On November 18, I wrote that after Thanksgiving State Senator Mark Leno would announce plans to run against San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Last Saturday, Leno told the Chronicle’s Matier & Ross that he has decided not to run. Leno
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Can SF Progressives Elect a Board President?

Posted November 24, 2014 by

Supervisor David Chiu’s political power play to select an interim Board President in former rival David Campos’ absence proved to be much about nothing. Katy Tang won unanimous backing for the one-week position, but is not a top contender when
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San Francisco's Broad Support for Raising Minimum Wage

San Francisco Moves Left

Posted November 20, 2014 by

At Ted Gullicksen’s November 18 memorial, former Board of Supervisors President Matt Gonzalez offered the crowd an astute assessment of San Francisco politics. Refuting claims that progressives are on the decline, Gonzalez observed that the progressive agenda was adopted often
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