Articles Posted in the Politics Category

  • The CrackBerry Chronicles

    The CrackBerry Chronicles

    Elaine Santore Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore February 19, 2008 Mirkarimi honors Fillmore documentary photographer Legendary documentary photographer David Johnson was honored Friday by District 5 Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi during Mirkarimi’s monthly art…

  • Newsom moves to redesign homeless shelter services

    Newsom moves to redesign homeless shelter services

    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom held a press conference yesterday at a homeless shelter operated by St. Vincent de Paul Society to announce plans to centralize homeless shelter support services. Photos by Luke Thomas By…

  • Supes call for end to Federal ‘harrassment’ of medical cannabis dispensary landlords

    Supes call for end to Federal ‘harrassment’
    of medical cannabis dispensary landlords

    By Ari Burack February 12, 2008 San Francisco supervisors today will consider a resolution condemning federal authorities for issuing landlords that lease space to pot clubs letters notifying them of the possibility of prison and…

  • Rep. Barbara Lee gives annual State of the District address

    Rep. Barbara Lee gives annual State of the District address

    Rep. Barbara Lee, file photo. Photo by Luke Thomas By Maya Strausberg February 12, 2008 Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, gave her annual State of the District address Monday in front of hundreds of Bay Area…

  • Court Jester previews BOS agenda

    Court Jester previews BOS agenda

    h. “Court Jester” brown. Photos by Luke Thomas By h. brown February 12, 2008 Another day of shame for Peskin (4,500 cabbies robbed ‘legally’) Item #19 I’ve seen the Board of Supervisors do lots of…

  • The Crackberry Chronicles

    The Crackberry Chronicles

    Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore February 11, 2008 The party’s over A reporter once told me the rule of thumb for Board President Aaron Peskin quotes, “If you want a regular quote from…

  • The Battle for Bayview

    The Battle for Bayview

    District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photos by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly February 11, 2008 The stage is now set for what may be one of the biggest development battles in decades. Last Monday, Bayview…