Posts Tagged: Board of Supervisors

Central SOMA Exposes SF’s Political Identity Crisis

Will SF Voters Back Housing For All?

Will SF Voters Back Housing For All?

Posted March 8, 2018 by

June Measure Raises $1 Billion for Housing, Homelessness San Francisco, like Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland and other cities, suffers from both an acute homeless crisis and an inability to provide affordable housing for its working and middle-class. On June 5,
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San Francisco’s Inclusionary Housing Mess

San Francisco’s Inclusionary Housing Mess

Posted February 27, 2018 by

Supervisors Undermining Inclusionary Law San Francisco’s inclusionary housing law is not working as designed. And something needs to be done about it. Soon. Inclusionary housing laws require that developers make a percentage of their new units affordable or pay an
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Will Backlash Return London Breed to Room 200?

Will Backlash Return London Breed to Room 200?

Posted January 30, 2018 by

A Candidate for Change? After London Breed’s ouster as Acting Mayor, social and traditional media were busy creating a new narrative: namely, that voter backlash against Breed’s replacement by a “rich white man” could carry her to victory. But before
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SF’s Twisted Racial Politics

SF’s Twisted Racial Politics

Posted January 25, 2018 by

The same rich white men that steered the policies that have created the mess we are in today are the same people who are firmly behind the candidacy of London Breed. —-Supervisor Hillary Ronen The Board of Supervisors has spoken:
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SF’s Wild Mayor’s Race

SF’s Wild Mayor’s Race

Posted January 3, 2018 by

(Updated to include City Attorney Dennis Herrerra’s pulling papers to run for mayor) A Five Month Sprint to the Mayor’s Office On January 9 at 5:00pm we will know who is running in San Francisco’s June mayoral election.  Mark Leno
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SF Politics 2017: The Year in Review

SF Politics 2017: The Year in Review

Posted December 19, 2017 by

My annual year in review story follows the tragic December 12 death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Having written last week about Lee’s historic legacy, this story instead focuses on the year’s political events. I will write about post-Lee
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Sheehy, Mandelman Square Off in D8

Sheehy, Mandelman Square Off in D8

Posted September 12, 2017 by

District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy and challenger Rafael Mandelman meet twice in 2018, first in June and then November. If Mandelman wins in June he replaces Sheehy on the Board. If he loses, the two still meet in a winner
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