Tag: John Avalos

Avalos finds $38M in budget to counter mayor’s hit to free CCSF

Mayor Ed Lee announced his rebalanced budget last week, but today Supervisor John Avalos will counter with another way to…

2 years ago

SF youth voting activists pledge to try again in 2020

After a narrow loss at the polls earlier this month, San Francisco youth leaders said they plan to reintroduce a…

2 years ago

Outlook improving for SF’s youth voting measure

Support continues to grow for a November ballot measure that would lower San Francisco’s voting age to 16, though the…

2 years ago

Two dead in Oceanview murder-suicide

A 68-year-old Cleveland man was shot and killed Friday night in an apparent murder-suicide in the Oceanview neighborhood, blocks from…

2 years ago

Voters may strip mayor of power to fill vacancies on Board of Supervisors

San Francisco voters could shake up city government this November by stripping the mayor of the power to fill vacancies…

2 years ago

Dirty politics at City Hall

We, as a city, benefit when our leaders are passionate, argumentative and willing to fight for their ideas. We do…

2 years ago

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that hasn’t attracted the public attention it deserves, yet…

2 years ago

Amid heated political sparring, San Francisco approves $9.6 billion budget

Despite heated exchanges with accusations of hypocrisy and extortion, the Board of Supervisors came together Tuesday to approve Mayor Ed…

2 years ago