Posts Tagged: San Francisco

SF’s 2017 Political Outlook

Mayor  Lee, Aaron Peskin, and Jane Kim will resume housing debate in 2017

SF’s 2017 Political Outlook

Posted January 3, 2017 by

A new year has just begun and many cannot wait for it—and the next three years—to end.  San Franciscans are ready to protect the city against Trump policies and we’ll soon know what that entails. Meanwhile, cities can still act
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Will SF Reject $150 Million for Homeless and Transit?

Are SF Politics More Divisive?

Kim v. Wiener race has biggest divisions, highest stakes,

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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SF’s Easy Choice: Yes on J and K

CHP's Gail Gilman speaks at Rally for Yes on J and K

SF’s Easy Choice: Yes on J and K

Posted October 18, 2016 by

As San Francisco voters struggle over a dizzying array of local and state ballot measures, two initiatives offer an easy choice: Yes on Props J and K. These measures will bring the city $100 million annually for public transit, bike
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Are SF’s Key Races Tightening?

The D5 race between London Breed and Dean Preston has been city's most substantive

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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5 Years After Twitter, Mid-Market Begins to Blossom

SF Supes Races Missing Issues

The "Beast on Bryant" underscores confusion over what "pro-housing" means

SF Supes Races Missing Issues

Posted September 26, 2016 by

Voters in the upcoming San Francisco Supervisor elections face a hard task differentiating between candidates on the issues.  Instead of candidates promoting their positions on future key legislation, the races are about slogans. Candidates are vowing to “stand up to
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Save San Francisco’s Ribbon of Light

Outdoor Night Shot Looking North on Van Ness Avenue at Fell Street Towards Street Lighting | July 17, 1937

Save San Francisco’s Ribbon of Light

Posted September 19, 2016 by Darcy Brown, Mike Buhler, and Jim Warshell

The continuous “Ribbon of Light” that illuminates over two miles of Van Ness Avenue from Market Street to Bay Street faces imminent destruction by SFMTA. Built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936 for the inauguration of the Golden
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