John Avalos

Avalos finds $38M in budget to counter mayor’s hit to free CCSF

Mayor Ed Lee announced his rebalanced budget last week, but today Supervisor…

 

SF youth voting activists pledge to try again in 2020

After a narrow loss at the polls earlier this month, San Francisco…

 

Outlook improving for SF’s youth voting measure

Support continues to grow for a November ballot measure that would lower…

 

Two dead in Oceanview murder-suicide

A 68-year-old Cleveland man was shot and killed Friday night in an…

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…

Dirty politics at City Hall

We, as a city, benefit when our leaders are passionate, argumentative and…

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

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

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

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

Supervisor wants to require SFPD to report reform progress

A proposal that would hold millions of dollars of funding for the…

Special Board of Supes meeting showcases political divide

There was perhaps no better image of City Hall’s political divide than…

SF’s sales tax proposal furthers debate over homelessness

A proposed sales tax increase slated for San Francisco’s November ballot has…

Proposed SF sales tax hike would reduce consumer spending by $154M, report finds

A proposed sales tax hike that could go before San Francisco voters…

SF’s political divisiveness results in special Board of Supervisors meeting Friday

Fractured politics at City Hall have prompted an unusual move by the…

Tempers flare over homeless tent encampment ballot measure

San Francisco suddenly finds itself sharply divided over whether to place on…

Budget deal reached, but clouded by debate over homeless encampment measure

San Francisco legislators reached an agreement over The City's proposed budget Friday…

Budget proposal holds SFPD funding hostage until reforms happen

Reform or don’t get paid. That’s the message Supervisor John Avalos is…

Local hiring law succeeding despite concerns over skilled-labor supply

Hiring in San Francisco is about more than tech jobs. Amid a…

Public Advocate post among bevy of charter amendments introduced for November ballot

San Francisco is considering the creation of an elected public advocate position…

Supervisors, sheriff reach agreement over sanctuary city law

After months of heated politics over immigration policies, San Francisco reached an…

Finding the backbone to the solve the homeless crisis

Boris Johnson, the noted former mayor of London, once uttered these now…