‘Passage of this measure will lead to costly litigation that the voters will ultimately pay for,” read part of an argument opposing Proposition M in the November 2008 election. The measure passed, and today the Board of Supervisors will vote to pay $122,500 for the legal fees of plaintiffs who just won a case invalidating Prop M. Read More
It had been awhile since I yelled at my television, what with the new Board of Supervisors meeting peacefully and infrequently thus far this year. So when a friend told me, “You have to watch the Feb. 1 meeting of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors; check out agenda item 11,” I was feeling calm and ready for amusement. Read More
The makers of a pro-sit-lie video pulled a high-ranking officer’s testimony Thursday for fear of breaking ethics rules about campaigning in uniform.
The video, produced by the Coalition for Civil Sidewalks in favor of Proposition L on the Nov. 2 ballot in The City, includes testimonials from business owners, elected officials and city employees. Read More