Aaron Peskin

Firefighters battled a four-alarm fire in North Beach on Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Courtesy San Francisco Fire Department via Twitter).

Peskin calls for SF fire chief to resign over North Beach fire response

Supervisor Aaron Peskin said fire crews did not shoot water onto a…

 

A ballot measure that would split the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency in two has been postponed to November while supervisors pursue compromise legislation. (Aleah Fajardo/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Push to break up SF transit agency put on hold

An effort to split up San Francisco’s biggest transit agency is being…

 

Supervisor Aaron Peskin is facing a lone challenger, Tim Donnelly, for his District 3 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Peskin faces one challenger in quest for four-year term as supervisor

After defeating Mayor Ed Lee’s appointee to the Board of Supervisors last…

 

San Francisco Examiner staffer Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez appears in “Company Town,” a documentary by Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow detailing changes in San Francisco due to the influx of the tecn industry. (Courtesy photo)

Examiner’s Joe Fitz takes SF by storm in ‘Company Town’

San Francisco Examiner writer Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, a native of The City,…

San Francisco Examiner staffer Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez appears in “Company Town,” a documentary by Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow detailing changes in San Francisco due to the influx of the tecn industry. (Courtesy photo)
The highest concentration of single room occupancy hotels in The City are in South of Market and the Tenderloin, above. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City officials seek cure for health disparities in SROs

For years, the health of San Francisco residents has deteriorated by conditions…

The highest concentration of single room occupancy hotels in The City are in South of Market and the Tenderloin, above. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

New commission might help SF housing crisis

A recent op-ed by Supervisor Mark Farrell in the San Francisco Examiner…

Building inspectors in San Francisco reportedly waited weeks — if not years — to take action after initial news reports claimed the Millennium Tower on Mission Street was sinking and tilting. (Wesaam Al-Badry/

SF building inspectors may have known of Millennium Tower issues since 2009

San Francisco’s building inspectors may have only leapt into action last month…

Building inspectors in San Francisco reportedly waited weeks — if not years — to take action after initial news reports claimed the Millennium Tower on Mission Street was sinking and tilting. (Wesaam Al-Badry/
Cranes are in use near the construction site of the Transbay Center in San Francisco's SoMa Thursday, April 28 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Despite sinking Millennium Tower, SF advances $6.8M for nearby Transbay Center

Despite concerns over the sinking Millennium Tower, a city committee approved spending…

Cranes are in use near the construction site of the Transbay Center in San Francisco's SoMa Thursday, April 28 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Voters may strip mayor of power to fill vacancies on Board of Supervisors

San Francisco voters could shake up city government this November by stripping…

City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2010 S.F. Examiner)
Former Mayor Willie Brown moved into the Millennium Tower earlier this month. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Peskin blames faulty Millennium Tower on ‘political interference,’ plans to lead investigation

Political pressure may have compromised the duties of San Francisco building officials…

Former Mayor Willie Brown moved into the Millennium Tower earlier this month. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Quentin Kopp. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Retired judge Quentin Kopp appointed to Ethics Commission as supes return from recess

In the first meeting back from a four-week long legislative recess, the…

Quentin Kopp. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF’s new progressive era could come to a halt in November

San Francisco’s political progressive movement may continue to surge — or find…

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Gov. Jerry Brown’s “by right” trailer bill is intended to streamline the process of building new housing, but some members of the Board of Supervisors and some building trades and environmental groups oppose the bill, arguing it could strip away environmental review and harm low-income renters. (Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner)

Gov. Brown’s housing plan riling up politics in SF and beyond

Time is running out for Gov. Jerry Brown to approve his housing…

Gov. Jerry Brown’s “by right” trailer bill is intended to streamline the process of building new housing, but some members of the Board of Supervisors and some building trades and environmental groups oppose the bill, arguing it could strip away environmental review and harm low-income renters. (Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner)
(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New, costly ‘Peskin Commission’ is not the answer to the housing crisis

San Francisco is in the middle of a severe housing crisis. More…

(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Want to weigh in on Caltrain's bike parking plan? Take an online survey through Nov. 23. (Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner)

SF approves agreement for Caltrain electrification

After a one week postponement, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Monday…

Want to weigh in on Caltrain's bike parking plan? Take an online survey through Nov. 23. (Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner)
Street artists who were displaced because of Super Bowl events were reimbursed by The City a total of $93,220.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF’s street artists received $590 apiece for Super Bowl impacts

San Francisco has doled out $590 apiece to 158 street artists impacted…

Street artists who were displaced because of Super Bowl events were reimbursed by The City a total of $93,220.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner file photo)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)

Measure to protect SF artist, manufacturing space makes November ballot

In the last regularly scheduled meeting before summer recess, the Board of…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)
Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

San Francisco’s short-lived tech tax proposal for the November ballot was officially…

Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Who will serve as the next president of the Board of Supervisors? (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Amid heated political sparring, San Francisco approves $9.6 billion budget

Despite heated exchanges with accusations of hypocrisy and extortion, the Board of…

Who will serve as the next president of the Board of Supervisors? (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)