The continuing melee around Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s court proceedings could prompt Mayor Ed Lee to ask him if he’d be “willing to take a leave.”The mayor said at a Chinese New Year event on Monday that he wants to talk personally with the sheriff and “find out from him whether he can fulfill the duties of his office.” Read More
While other cities might be shying away from large construction spending during the current economic trudge, Mayor Ed Lee has a different strategy.At a press conference Tuesday morning, Lee announced that he supports a $325 million in bond sales to fund projects aimed at improving The City’s infrastructure and creating jobs in the suffering construction field. The bonds include portions of the $248 million streets bond approved by voters in November and a 2008 parks bond. Read More
In the race for San Francisco mayor, voters may be curious as to what the 16 candidates views are on such weighty topics as Muni’s Central Subway project, the city budget and even education. But one website is asking voters a really poignant question: Who’s hot or not? Read More
Allegations of voter manipulation by an independent committee working on behalf of Mayor Ed Lee are being investigated by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
Office spokeswoman Stephanie Ong Stillman said the investigation was prompted by information sent Friday by the Department of Elections.
Scroll down for video of the alleged incidents.
The investigation comes just days after videos circulated by members of Sen. Read More
In San Francisco, connecting a ballot measure or a candidate to republicans can be a death sentence. That’s exactly what the Yes on C, No On D campaign is attempting to do with progressive Public Defender Jeff Adachi. Read More