(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 Read More »
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 Read More »
Filed under: San Francisco News by Randy Shaw Comments Off on SF Politics 2017: The Year in Review
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 Read More »
Filed under: San Francisco News by Randy Shaw Comments Off on SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless
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 Read More »
Filed under: San Francisco News by Randy Shaw Comments Off on Are SF’s Key Races Tightening?
The November 2016 elections will be a plebiscite on the public values of the United States. Will voters openly embrace the racism, misogyny, religious hatred, and climate change denial promoted in the GOP presidential race? Or will they back the Read More »