Parking lots are the latest target of efforts to quell late-night violence associated with clubgoers that’s plagued The City for the past few years.
Shootings, stabbings, fights and other violence involving nightclub patrons prompted officials to crack down on entertainment venues with measures such as requiring promoters to register with The City and giving the Entertainment Commission authority to revoke the permits of troublesome clubs. Read More
In San Francisco, where one in three children attends private school, deciding where to educate the kids can be politically fraught — especially if one is running for mayor.
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The controversial Central Subway project in San Francisco garnered the support of all 11 members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
The $1.6 billion Muni project, which will extend underground train service to Chinatown, was the subject of a resolution. Read More
A Beanie Baby on top of a pile of manure greeted visitors to the Stow Lake boathouse Sept. 15.
“I think it was a red dog,” said my friend, who asked to remain anonymous, “but it was on top of a pile of s---, so I didn’t really get a good look at it.” Read More
Supporters of San Francisco’s public campaign financing law wanted a leveling of the political playing field, but what they might not have considered was precisely how those taxpayer funds would be spent in the midst of a contentious race. Read More
The San Francisco mayoral race began in a very un-San Francisco way. With no clear front-runner, candidates were civil, cordial and even pleasant with each other in early forums. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign fired back at recent television attack ads from campaign rivals Friday with a counter-ad that slams San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and state Sen. Leland Yee for using public campaign money to air the spots. Read More
City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s mayoral campaign said in a television ad released Tuesday not to vote for Mayor Ed Lee — partly because he is backed by Republicans, including powerful Silicon Valley investor Ron Conway.
But by Herrera’s logic, you shouldn’t vote for him, either. Read More
As the fight in San Francisco over the Central Subway project continues to heat up, it seems as if nothing will deter the ambitions of Chinatown Chamber of Commerce consultant Rose Pak – not City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s slick new TV ad denouncing her association with Mayor Ed Lee, not even a sprained ankle. Read More
City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s mayoral campaign unveiled a television attack ad Tuesday against Mayor Ed Lee using slick graphics to convey some already-established themes in this year’s race, such as Lee’s connection to Chinatown power broker Rose Pak and his support of the controversial and expensive Central Subway project.
But here’s a new one: Ed Lee is backed by Republicans. Read More