If the Golden State Warriors want a new stadium in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has two words for the team: private financing.The basketball franchise that once played in The City now makes its home in Oakland’s aging Oracle Arena, the NBA’s oldest functioning facility. But the Warriors are considering options for a new stadium in 2017 when its Oakland lease runs out, and the team has been in discussions with the Mayor’s Office and the Giants about a new home near AT&T Park. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee’s upcoming appointment for District 5 supervisor is full of political intrigue.
Whoever he places into the seat to represent the most left-leaning district in San Francisco will impact the Board of Supervisors potentially for nine years.
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi — who represents the Haight, Fillmore and Western Addition neighborhoods — was elected sheriff in November and will take that office Jan. 8. Lee’s appointment will take over then. Read More