Tag: Supervisor Aaron Peskin

Ethics chair resigns over failure to place campaign finance reforms on June ballot

The chair of the Ethics Commission has abruptly stepped down after the watchdog agency failed to place a campaign reform…

7 months ago

Memo raises constitutionality concerns for reform measure aimed at big political donors

An Ethics Commission memo calls into question the constitutionality of a political contribution reform measure proposed by Supervisor Aaron Peskin…

7 months ago

City Hall won’t lose Kit Kat bars from vending machines after all

Turns out Supervisor Aaron Peskin won’t lose access to his favorite junk food at City Hall as he had previously…

2 years ago

Nazi comment backfires for S.F. developer

Once a political gaffe leaps into the public, it’s tough to stuff the genie back in the bottle. That’s what…

3 years ago

Critics file legal challenge of S.F. ‘Google Bus’ program

The City’s new, permanent program to legalize “Google Buses” just netted its first legal challenge. An environmental appeal of the…

3 years ago

San Francisco tech workers didn’t vote — and maybe never will

Seems like Ron Conway is eating crow — apparently tech workers didn’t vote in large numbers this election, and maybe…

3 years ago

Talk of political losses permeates progressive “Thanksgiving”

For politically progressive San Franciscans, the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club’s annual “Gayla” is like a political Thanksgiving. Old friends,…

3 years ago

Peskin: Newsom is ineligible for seat on Democratic committee

Mayor Gavin Newsom’s longtime nemesis, Aaron Peskin, seems to be going out of his way to keep the mayor out…

8 years ago