Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting was the last for Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, who is sadly termed out. The party for him that night at the Irish Cultural Center was packed with elected leaders and City Hall staffers wishing him well and thanking him for 12 years of service as the voice of reason at the board.
Here are some juicy tidbits of gossip I picked up while mingling at the shindig. Read More
In November 2007, voters passed Proposition I, creating the Office of Small Business and directing it to issue, by April 2008, a report that recommended possible streamlining and consolidation of regulatory functions supervised by that agency. The idea was to make life easier for The City’s often-beleaguered small business. Read More
Chris Jackson was re-elected to his position on the City College of San Francisco board of trustees last month, but he might have to forfeit the seat if he does not submit certain paperwork before the official swearing-in ceremony.
According to the Ethics Commission, Jackson failed to file updated campaign finance reports on July 31, Oct. 5 and Oct. 30. He also has not satisfied the requirements to complete training on campaign finance. Read More
After a close election and more than two weeks of counting votes, incumbent Chris Jackson will remain on the City College of San Francisco board of trustees.
Jackson narrowly defeated challenger Amy Bacharach to secure the fourth open seat on the seven-member board. He will join incumbents Steve Ngo and Natalie Berg as well as newcomer Rafael Mandelman on the board for four-year terms. Read More
Labor leader F.X. Crowley retained a 98 vote lead over Board of Education President Norman Yee as more ballots were counted in the race for the District 7 seat on the Board of Supervisors.
Department of Election employees counted another 527 District 7 ballots on Friday, leaving about 3,700 votes still uncounted as of the weekend. Department staff intend to continue counting votes through the weekend and into next week. Read More
With thousands of ballots yet to be counted, City College of San Francisco’s board of trustees race remains in limbo. Read More
City College of San Francisco’s board of trustees will have a mixture of old and new members following Tuesday’s election, but who exactly will be on the board is too close to call.
Incumbent Steve Ngo took the lead in early results, while incumbents Natalie Berg and Chris Jackson and challengers Rafael Mandelman and Amy Bacharach followed closely behind.
As of press time, Bacharach was in fifth, behind Jackson by only 720 votes. Read More
City College of San Francisco faces tough choices in the coming year as it battles to keep its accreditation and provide for students as the state cuts funding. Key to reviving the college and preparing it for the future is its board of trustees. Read More
The board of City College of San Francisco will ask for a special trustee to help it comply with the 14 conditions that it must implement to make sure the school keeps its accreditation. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee thrust engineer Rodrigo Santos into the battle to save City College of San Francisco on Tuesday by naming him to the board seat recently vacated by the late Milton Marks III.Santos was already a formidable candidate in November’s board election, and his appointment adds the advantage of incumbency to his run. He joins three incumbents and six challengers in a race for four vacant trustee posts on the seven-member board. Read More