Posts Tagged: David Campos

SF’s Politically Successful “Moderates”

SF’s Politically Successful “Moderates”

Posted September 26, 2017 by

How Local “Moderates” Become “Progressive” What do Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Governor front runner Gavin Newsom, State Senator Scott Wiener, former State Senator and mayoral candidate Mark Leno and Assembly member David Chiu
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SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless

SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless

Posted May 2, 2017 by

In an April 13 meeting with homeless service providers, activists and city officials , San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said that he has told each Supervisor that they should accept a Navigation Center in their district. Echoing comments by Supervisor
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Are SF Politics More Divisive?

Are SF Politics More Divisive?

Posted October 31, 2016 by

Election Day’s approach has increased testiness and anger in San Francisco’s political scene. The Kim-Wiener race went negative after Kim’s surprising  first place June finish, and the tone has only gotten worse.   Negative campaigning is in all of the contested
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Are SF’s Key Races Tightening?

Are SF’s Key Races Tightening?

Posted October 17, 2016 by

As absentee voting has begun and Election Day nears, some key San Francisco races may be tightening.  Unfortunately, the tightness of these contests have led to increasingly negative campaigning. This is particularly true in the D9 and D11 supervisor races
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Legacy Businesses Need Legacy Neighborhoods

Legacy Businesses Need Legacy Neighborhoods

Posted August 29, 2016 by

In their August 27 NY Times Op-Art, “New York’s Disappearing Storefronts,” Jayne Merkel and Julia Wertz describe how rising rents have hurt “the city’s street level fabric.” Sound familiar?  The authors are apparently unaware of San Francisco Supervisor David Campos’
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How Progressive Takeover of SF Democratic Party Impacts Nov. Elections

SF’s Homeless Amnesia

SF’s Homeless Amnesia

Posted March 28, 2016 by

Campos Forgets What Works, Promotes Shelters Over Housing “The department would represent the most significant effort to end homelessness since then-Mayor Gavin Newsom created his 10-year plan to end homelessness in 2004.”—SF Chronicle, December 3, 2015, responding to Mayor Lee’s
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SF’s Homeless “Emergency”

SF’s Homeless “Emergency”

Posted March 21, 2016 by

The San Francisco Chronicle ran a revealing story last week exposing San Francisco supervisors who want the mayor to declare a homeless “emergency” but then don’t want any new Navigation Centers in their own neighborhoods. Supervisor David Campos, who recently
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