David Chiu

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Japantown community to hold peaceful gathering against hate

A peace rally is being held Tuesday evening in Japantown, to "address…

 

State leaders have pointed to San Francisco’s extreme economic disparity as a challenge to securing funding to address environmental concerns.

Empowering the Bayview to weather climate change

Climate change is already happening, and Bayview-Hunters Point is not ready. With…

 

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The visible hand pulling strings in San Francisco (It’s money)

The dirty secret of political comedians is that most “political comedy” is…

 

Joshua Arce, candidate for the District 9 seat on the Board of Supervisors Candidate Joshua Arce, speaks at a news conference about his plan for a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets on July 28. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The underwhelming candidacy of Joshua Arce

The Realtors, Airbnb and sundry like-minded oligarchs who govern San Francisco through…

Joshua Arce, candidate for the District 9 seat on the Board of Supervisors Candidate Joshua Arce, speaks at a news conference about his plan for a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets on July 28. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco has an opportunity to support a ballot a measure that would allow all parents of children in our school system to vote in school board elections, regardless of immigration status. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Giving all parents a voice in their children’s education

This November, we will be asked to choose between two historic candidates…

San Francisco has an opportunity to support a ballot a measure that would allow all parents of children in our school system to vote in school board elections, regardless of immigration status. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)
Gov. Jerry Brown’s support of Assembly Bill 2501 tips the scales toward developers and Realtors so they don’t have to negotiate with dumb community people who don’t even wear suits. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

‘By right’ done wrong

Negotiations are underway in Sacramento over housing. Here’s what’s up. San Francisco…

Gov. Jerry Brown’s support of Assembly Bill 2501 tips the scales toward developers and Realtors so they don’t have to negotiate with dumb community people who don’t even wear suits. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
In San Francisco politics, Assemblyman David Chiu may be the unprincipled lapdog of Ron Conway, but the so-called “moderates” in Sacramento are beholden to just about everyone else. (Noah Berger/2012 AP)

The Sacramento Problem

In San Francisco, we contort ourselves crafting ambitious policies to solve problems…

In San Francisco politics, Assemblyman David Chiu may be the unprincipled lapdog of Ron Conway, but the so-called “moderates” in Sacramento are beholden to just about everyone else. (Noah Berger/2012 AP)
Our Planet Recycling on Bayshore Boulevard is one of the few remaining recycling centers in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Old state recycling law needs new life

Last September, Kayren Hudiburgh, who owns Good Life Grocery in Potrero Hill…

Our Planet Recycling on Bayshore Boulevard is one of the few remaining recycling centers in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Drivers for Lyft, Uber and other ride-hail companies have been able to dodge San Francisco’s fuel-efficiency regulations for taxis, which were adopted by The City in 2008. (Jeff Chiu/2013 AP)

Uber, Lyft focus on green bills, not green cars

Joy to the world, a climate agreement has come. After two decades,…

Drivers for Lyft, Uber and other ride-hail companies have been able to dodge San Francisco’s fuel-efficiency regulations for taxis, which were adopted by The City in 2008. (Jeff Chiu/2013 AP)
Kelly Gunjardo, 30, Program Manager of La Voz Latina and member of the Community Labor Studies department protests at CCSF downtown. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF faculty union to begin strike authorization vote next week

City College of San Francisco’s faculty union will begin a 10-day voting…

Kelly Gunjardo, 30, Program Manager of La Voz Latina and member of the Community Labor Studies department protests at CCSF downtown. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink has been operating since 2007. (Courtesy photo)

Holiday ice rink opens in Union Square

Snoopy, California Assemblymember David Chiu, D-San Francisco, and other special guests this…

The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink has been operating since 2007. (Courtesy photo)
Tom Torlakson works with students at Lincoln High School on September 15, 2015

State superintendent highlights SFUSD’s environmental efforts in blueprint for state

From whale watching to drought awareness, San Francisco’s public school classrooms already…

Tom Torlakson works with students at Lincoln High School on September 15, 2015
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow was allegedly intimidating former supervisor David Chiu in 2009. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Media Co.)

‘Shrimp Boy’ put scare into politician David Chiu

David Chiu had been on the Board of Supervisors for less than…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow was allegedly intimidating former supervisor David Chiu in 2009. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Media Co.)

Holding City College’s Accreditors Accountable

For nearly three years, San Franciscans have united to save City College…

SF Democratic Party urges Airbnb to pay back taxes

San Francisco's Democratic Party has a message for Airbnb: Pay your taxes.…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerA sign on David Chiu’s former supervisor office directs District 3 constituents to call 311 or visit the board clerk’s office.

District 3 has no representation on SF Board of Supervisors

When residents of San Francisco have concerns about litter, potholes, cleanliness or…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerA sign on David Chiu’s former supervisor office directs District 3 constituents to call 311 or visit the board clerk’s office.
Supervisor Eric Mar had collaborated with outgoing board President David Chiu on legislation approved Tuesday that requires predictive schedules for chain store retailers.

SF strengthens labor laws on predictive scheduling, equal pay

In a move aimed to strengthen workers' rights, San Francisco supervisors on…

Supervisor Eric Mar had collaborated with outgoing board President David Chiu on legislation approved Tuesday that requires predictive schedules for chain store retailers.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSupervisor Katy Tang

Katy Tang brings vastly different perspective to Board of Supervisors presidency

San Francisco's interim leader of the Board of Supervisors is a dramatic…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSupervisor Katy Tang
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerDistrict 4 Supervisor Katy Tang was named the interim board president Tuesday in an 8-0 vote

Supervisor Katy Tang wins interim board president seat

Supervisor Katy Tang emerged as the Board of Supervisors' interim president Tuesday,…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerDistrict 4 Supervisor Katy Tang was named the interim board president Tuesday in an 8-0 vote
S.F. Examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors could vote Tuesday on whether to elect an interim president to replace David Chiu

Decisive day arrives for vote on SF Board of Supervisors interim president

The political intrigue surrounding the successor to David Chiu as interim president…

S.F. Examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors could vote Tuesday on whether to elect an interim president to replace David Chiu