With a just three weeks before absentee ballots are sent to voters, word has it School Board President Jane Kim will officially announce this week her 2nd and 3rd place endorsements in the race for District 6 Supervisor.
Wisdom apparently prevailed over politics last eve when the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (DCCC) utilized the inherent mechanisms of ranked choice voting and endorsed three candidates in the race for District 10 Supervisor.
Daly, who terms out of office in January, confirmed to NBC Bay Area today he intends to open a bar and grill in San Francisco, affirming an earlier rumor floated by the San Francisco Chronicle. He has narrowed his search to Buck Tavern, an eatery and drinking establishment located on Market Street, a short walking distance from his residence and City Hall.
By Luke Thomas September 5, 2010 Former Board of Supervisors President Matt Gonzalez, 8th Congressional District candidate John Dennis (GOP) and Congressman Ron Paul (GOP), drew as many as 1500 to an anti-war, anti-Washington and…
S-Comm is a program that automatically shares with ICE any fingerprints taken by local law enforcement right after any individuals are arrested, no matter how minimal the charge or whether the individual is eventually found to be innocent of alleged charges, thereby resulting in increased deportations and the tearing apart of families. In the past six months, ICE has tripled the number of jurisdictions operating S-Comm, and it is now in 494 jurisdictions in 27 states.
In its last endorsement meeting, the majority of progressive members aligned with Walker on the DCCC voted against endorsing a second and third candidate in the D6 race in large part because Walker fears a second place endorsement of School Board President Jane Kim will increase the probability that Kim will win the seat. Instead, the DCCC anointed Walker as the Democratic Party’s sole choice for the seat.
The former Board of Directors President for Livable City, a non-profit that promotes mass-transit and bicycle/walking-friendly neighborhoods, was appointed by Newsom to the seven-member Board because she is qualified and capable, Newsom said.
“I will continue to work hard for the residents of my district and the people of San Francisco for the remainder of my time in office.”
In rejecting the appeal, the high court has effectively affirmed the legal opinion of City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office, which advised Alioto-Pier in February 2008 that she was ineligible to seek another term on the board in 2010 under the City Charter’s term limits provisions.
First elected to the Board in 2006, Mendoza decided to run for re-election in large part because of the accomplishments the current Board has achieved, not least of which is a spirit of cooperation between Board members to achieve results, a stark contrast to previous Board compositions plagued by infighting.
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn today approved Proposition B for the November ballot but stripped a “poison pill” provision from the measure, a provision Kahn ruled unconstitutional.
Herrera joins Supervisor Bevan Dufty as the only two prominent pols to have officially declared candidacies for the open seat in 2011. Should he win, Herrera will be in a position to appoint a replacement to the Office of City Attorney.
Department of Elections Director John Arntz yesterday responded to Sutton law firm attorney Kevin Heneghan saying, “The version of Proposition M filed with the Department of Elections is identical to the version attached to the Board of Supervisors agenda for its July, 27, 2010 meeting. Therefore, the measure was not amended and I will not be taking any action in response to your letter.”
Demanded is that Israel be portrayed as peaceful, never aggressive, surrounded, beleaguered, and victimized, acting solely in self-defense. In contrast, Palestinians are called militant terrorist threats to Israeli security, its propaganda machine relentless in pounding that message, the Senate’s investigation failing to expose and halt it.
Tt has been difficult for the voters to clearly evaluate the candidates without knowing whether or not Supervisor Alioto-Pier was on the ballot. Let me be among the first to thank Michela for her seven years of public service. Now that we have clarity, I am looking forward to continuing my door-to-door campaign to meet the voters of District Two.
Today’s appellate court ruling restores the legal effect of the voter-approved “rounding-up rule,” which provides that if an appointed incumbent serves more than two years of a term, it counts as a full four-year term for purposes of term limits.
The records are sought in part in response to concerns reported extensively in the New York Times, Washington Post, Detroit Free Press, NBC Bay Area, New America Media, and other publications about the chilling effects of possible racial and religious profiling and the potential harm such tactics may have on national security.