State Sen. Leland Yee made it official, well, again: He is running for San Francisco mayor.
One of nine candidates who participated in a mostly uneventful forum Thursday night, Yee spoke before a raucous crowd of supporters Saturday morning at his campaign headquarters at Van Ness Avenue and Turk Street.
Yee, who represents The City in Sacramento, touted San Francisco’s unions, his support for education and a movement toward more affordable housing. Read More
Nine mayoral candidates put their records on the line Thursday night at a University of San Francisco forum that offered the first real chance in a long election season to differentiate themselves from the pack. Read More
In an attempt to give locals more of a say as to what goes on at the Cow Palace, a piece of legislation introduced by a local politician would rearrange the famous arena’s board of directors to include more local flavor. Read More
With more than 30 people running for mayor, there have to be a few that you’d like to have the chance to mack on. You could have just the opportunity you’ve been looking for next week, when the New Leaders Council hosts it’s Second Annual “Smokin’ Hot Progressives” event, during which “dates” with several mayoral candidates and other powerful politicos will be auctioned off. Read More
The racist faxer struck again this morning.
State Sen. Leland Yee, who went public after receiving a racist fax in January, received another one this morning.
The fax shows the crossed-out face of a cartoon monkey labeled “Obama,” and reads: “Achtung!”, the German word meaning “Watch out.” Read More
Hey techies, here’s a chance to meet the front runners in the mayor’s race without having to leave your seat.
Eight of 31 current candidates for San Francisco mayor will be part of an online townhall meeting on June 16. Those lucky candidates include Michela Alioto-Pier, David Chiu, Bevan Dufty, Tony Hall, Dennis Herrera, Joanna Rees, Phil Ting and Leland Yee. Read More
If this were a typical election year in San Francisco, political pundits would be talking about how three high-profile Asian-American candidates for mayor will split the Asian vote in The City and hurt their individual chances of winning. Read More
There are polls about who is winning in the race to become the next mayor of San Francisco, but there is also another yardstick by which we can measure the contestants: online friends. Read More
It was a whirlwind of activity for mayoral candidates Saturday, and that’s after several were spotted at Supervisor Sean Elsbernd’s annual Crab Feed Friday night. Read More
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is scheduled to join state and city officials Saturday to celebrate the reopening of The City’s oldest library branch.The library’s Park Branch, which first opened in 1909, was renovated to meet today’s environmental standards while being restoring to its neoclassical glory, library spokeswoman Michelle Jeffers said. Read More