When I was in high school, both of my older brothers played soccer. To kill time after school while they practiced, I became the “soccer manager.” This was a strange title, because I didn’t “manage” anything or anyone. All I did was fill Gatorade bottles and make sure the equipment was on the bus.
This experience reminds me of the presidency of the Board of Supervisors. Because being the president of the board comes with about as much authority as being the soccer manager. Read More
At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the subject of the day was a proposed renewable energy plan, CleanPowerSF. No member of the board objected to the notion that the plan would give San Franciscans the option of using 100 percent renewable energy instead of just contracting with PG&E. Read More
Today: allies. Tomorrow: rivals.
That’s the dynamic the California Citizens Redistricting Commission may create in San Francisco, by reducing the number of state Senate seats from two to one.
Today, San Francisco boasts two seats in California’s Assembly and two in the Senate, and both districts split The City down an east-west line. Therefore, assembly members from both districts have become natural front-runners for the Senate seats that their districts overlap. Read More
Attorney General Kamala Harris said District Attorney George Gascón is the best option for holding her former office. She endorsed Gascón over Facebook and Twitter Thursday, saying his “his experience, ability, and reforms will modernize and enhance the DA’s office.” Read More