Scott Wiener

The San Francisco firefighters union is asking mayoral candidates to support fire department veto power over street safety projects. (File art/S.F.Examiner)

Firefighters union asks mayoral candidates for veto power over bike lanes, pedestrian safety projects

Firefighters want their department to wield veto power over Vision Zero street…

 

Larger than Life,” a show of tapestries by Joseph Abbati of San Francisco drag queens, is on view in State Sen. Scott Wiener’s office. (Courtesy Joseph Abbati)

Drag queens art show adorns Scott Wiener’s office

Sen. Scott Wiener’s office is hosting a show of artist Joseph Abbati’s…

 

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee expected to wait until January to appoint new supervisor

Mayor Ed Lee is expected to wait until next year to appoint…

 

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Scott Wiener pens goodbye letter to District 8 constituents

In anticipation of his departure to the California Senate, District 8 Supervisor…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City Hall bids farewell to Supervisor Wiener

There’s nothing like goodbyes to bring everyone together. Supervisor Scott Wiener is…

District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Scott Wiener defeated his opponent Jane Kim, also a city supervisor, in the race to represent District 11 in the state Senate. (Anna Latino/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Scott Wiener declares victory in state Senate race

Supervisor Scott Wiener has declared victory in the District 11 state Senate…

Supervisor Scott Wiener defeated his opponent Jane Kim, also a city supervisor, in the race to represent District 11 in the state Senate. (Anna Latino/2013 S.F. Examiner)
California Senate candidates Scott Wiener, right, and Jane Kim answer questions during a debate at University of San Francisco, which was moderated by James Taylor, left, a professor and chair of the African American Studies Department at USF, on Monday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Final state Senate campaign push on display

The rollicking, at times humorous and other times downright mean, race for…

California Senate candidates Scott Wiener, right, and Jane Kim answer questions during a debate at University of San Francisco, which was moderated by James Taylor, left, a professor and chair of the African American Studies Department at USF, on Monday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Politics in San Francisco are about to get ugly. (Natasha Dangond/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Negative campaign season in San Francisco

October means our interminable tedious campaign season is about to get ugly.…

Politics in San Francisco are about to get ugly. (Natasha Dangond/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)
David Martinez sits in his tent while San Francisco police officers respond to a complaint regarding Martinez’s tent encampment at Folsom and 17th streets on Sept. 8. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

November ballot measures incite class hatred in San Francisco

With a stinky pile of initiatives on the San Francisco ballot this…

David Martinez sits in his tent while San Francisco police officers respond to a complaint regarding Martinez’s tent encampment at Folsom and 17th streets on Sept. 8. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Scott Wiener is running for California State Senate District 11. (Anna Latino/2013 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Wiener a champion of trans rights

I’m supporting Scott Wiener for state Senate for a very simple reason:…

Supervisor Scott Wiener is running for California State Senate District 11. (Anna Latino/2013 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Wiener’s actions speak louder than words

"Standing up against anti-LGBT hate laws.” The headline caught my attention. We’re…

Efrain Sizemore, center, marches down Market Street during the 46th annual LGBT Pride Parade in San Francisco on June 26, 2016. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Standing up against anti-LGBT hate laws

Earlier this year, we began to see laws passed in states like…

Efrain Sizemore, center, marches down Market Street during the 46th annual LGBT Pride Parade in San Francisco on June 26, 2016. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
There has been community opposition to large housing developments in the Mission like the “Monster in the Mission” at 16th and Mission streets. But another project also opposed dubbed the "Beast on Bryant" is set to be built after the Board of Supervisors rejected appeals against it. (Michael Ares/2015 Special to the S.F. Examiner)

‘Beast on Bryant’ Mission development approved

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the housing development…

There has been community opposition to large housing developments in the Mission like the “Monster in the Mission” at 16th and Mission streets. But another project also opposed dubbed the "Beast on Bryant" is set to be built after the Board of Supervisors rejected appeals against it. (Michael Ares/2015 Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Proposition Q would ban tent encampments in The City and authorize city officials to remove them within 24 hours. A competing measure, which sought to increase the amount of time the encampments could last, was nixed at a board committee meeting Thursday. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homeless advocates ‘sick of sound bytes’ around tent issue

San Francisco’s policy for dealing with homeless residents living in tents is…

Proposition Q would ban tent encampments in The City and authorize city officials to remove them within 24 hours. A competing measure, which sought to increase the amount of time the encampments could last, was nixed at a board committee meeting Thursday. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Protesters on behalf of Supervisor Scott Wiener at a housing forum hosted by Jane Kim at Mission High School last week. (Courtesy Dennis Richards)

Will Wiener’s homeless hell raising pay off in his state Senate race?

Election season is on, and in San Francisco that means one thing:…

Protesters on behalf of Supervisor Scott Wiener at a housing forum hosted by Jane Kim at Mission High School last week. (Courtesy Dennis Richards)
Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner

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

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

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)
(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matching late-night transportation with our late-night reality

San Francisco and the Bay Area run 24 hours a day. We…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Late San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk is pictured in the Mayor's Office in April 1977, during the signing of The City's gay rights bill. (AP file photo)

Report: U.S. Navy to name ship after Harvey Milk

San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man voted into…

Late San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk is pictured in the Mayor's Office in April 1977, during the signing of The City's gay rights bill. (AP file photo)
State Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

People’s Pledge should be campaign staple

Earlier this month, supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener made news by…

State Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)