The nine-member panel determining the future of San Francisco’s political districts has been rounded out with the latest appointees to the Redistricting Task Force announced by Mayor Ed Lee on Friday. Read More
A new website and Facebook page urges people to send in their horror stories about being slapped with parking tickets in The City, with four lucky winners having their tickets paid for by a group called San Francisco Small Business Owners for Fairness. Read More
The folks behind the “Run Ed Run” campaign aren’t stopping at adorable posters. They’re now opening a campaign office.The Run Ed Run campaign, which aims to convince interim Mayor Ed Lee to make his post permanent by running for mayor this fall, are opening a campaign headquarters at 1565 Mission St., at South Van Ness Avenue. Read More
Interim Mayor Ed Lee has repeatedly said he won’t run for a full term in November, but that hasn’t stopped several groups with different political allegiances from creating independent campaigns to keep him in office. Read More
When it was created as an international showcase, Treasure Island was supposed to be a site of big dreams.
But so many grand ideas have been floated and faded since it opened for the 1939 World’s Fair, the manmade island in the middle of the Bay has been anything but a treasure. Read More
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a proposal to exempt payroll taxes for Twitter and other businesses who move to certain locations in The City's Mid-Market or Tenderloin neighborhoods.The proposal would exempt payroll taxes for new employees for six years for companies that move to the area on or near Market Street between Fifth Street and Van Ness Avenue. Read More
Former District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly showed up during Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee meeting to slam the proposed payroll tax break written to keep Twitter in San Francisco. Read More
Progressive Public Defender Jeff Adachi may be taking a second run at pension reform, but he isn’t looking at throwing his hat into the crowded mayoral race this year, he said in an interview Tuesday. Read More
In the latest development in the feud between neighbors, the bar of former Supervisor Chris Daly is offering the “Blue Collar Dollar Special,” which gets you a PBR for a buck.
The catch is it’s for unemployed construction union workers and to enjoy the deal “just show dues receipt!” That’s according to the sign outside his bar Wednesday afternoon. Read More
He raised hell as a San Francisco supervisor, but now Chris Daly is catching hell as a businessman.
Local labor boss Larry Mazzola Sr. has called on union members and their supporters to boycott Daly’s venture in the private sector, Buck Tavern.
The drinking haunt at 1655 Market St. has become a popular spot among political operatives, reporters, elected officials and the like. Read More