AB 2923 would enable the creation of thousands of new affordable homes at and around BART stations
As our state lawmakers return from summer recess and get back to unfinished business, there remain a number of critical bills needed to Read More »
Ranked Choice Voting May Prove Decisive
On July 18, 2017, I wrote “Who Will Replace Kim in D6?” A year later the answer is no less clear but we now know the field: Matt Haney, Christine Johnson and Sonja Trauss. Read More »
Breed’s Strong Choice Faces Preston in 2019
Mayor London Breed has appointed longtime D5 activist Vallie Brown to replace her on the Board of Supervisors. Now the question on many minds is whether Brown can win a full term against Read More »
Passing “Our City, Our Home” is Essential
The defeat of Prop D in the June election was the second time in three years that San Francisco voters rejected raising taxes to reduce homelessness. Now the city has another chance to Read More »
Key Action Items for San Francisco’s New Mayor
London Breed becomes Mayor of San Francisco on July 11. She is ready to hit the ground running. Breed told the SF Chronicle on July 7 that her first year goals were Read More »
Peter Neuendorff, longtime leader of Caritas Management and a pioneer in the field of nonprofit property management, died tragically on June 28. Neuendorff choked while eating lunch and died from the resulting cardiac arrest.
I met Peter on virtually his Read More »
Will San Francisco Pass a Progressive Budget?
Now that the mayoral election is over, San Francisco returns to what normally dominates city politics in June/July: the budget battle. And after an election season where candidates fought for the “progressive” mantle, Read More »
Progressive SF Picks a New Mayor
How did London Breed sweep nine of eleven supervisor districts to win San Francisco’s mayor’s race? And why did Mark Leno not do better in the moderate parts of the city where he had Read More »