Columnists have different approaches to the Comments Section. Personally, I like to read them and take the thoughtful messages seriously. And that’s why I’m dedicating this blog entry to a commenter on my article yesterday about the campaign to defeat Proposition D and its unfounded accusation that the two main backers of D are “tea party billionaires.” Read More
In the battle over pension reform in San Francisco, two high-profile millionaires are throwing their names — and their money — at a controversial measure proposed by Public Defender Jeff Adachi that is opposed by labor unions.
Businessman George Hume and venture capitalist Michael Moritz have already donated $450,000 to Adachi’s campaign to reform city workers’ retirement benefits, according to paperwork filed last week. The campaign has raised a total of $508,720 through May 31. Read More
Besides a desire to reshape The City’s crazy, spiraling pension reform system and residence in San Francisco, there are only a few things I share with Michael Moritz.
One is a passion for problem-solving and the pursuit of a good story. The other was office space at Time magazine here in the early ’80s, where Moritz was a staff writer and I was a fledgling freelancer. Read More