Yee, a Democrat, made the announcement outside the San Francisco Department of Elections this morning. If elected, Yee would be the first Chinese-American mayor of San Francisco, a city and county with a 31 percent Asian population.
Though the final vote tallies from the ranked-choice race have not been officially certified by the San Francisco Department of Elections, Scott Wiener, a moderate, is the presumed Supervisor-elect for the District.
Dubbed “Healthy Food Incentives Ordinance,” the legislation requires restaurants and fast-food chains to discontinue using toys as a marketing ploy to induce children to consume unhealthy foods. Instead, the legislation mandates toys can only be used as an inducement to purchase healthy foods.
The Host City Agreement sets forth essential terms and conditions agreed upon by the America’s Cup Committee of the Golden Gate Yacht Club and the City of San Francisco in accordance with the Protocol for the 34th America’s Cup and the Term Sheet adopted by the Board of Supervisors by a vote of 9-2 on October 5, 2010.
We really need to understand what it means to deny homosexuals from openly serving our country. With our growing vulnerability to terrorism, it is simply disgraceful, dangerous, and counter-productive to our national security.
Israel must be pleased with the mid-term election results; it means there will be less pressure on Israel to resume peace negotiations. Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud party love Republicans.
America is being hoisted by its own petard by an anger-driven and misled electorate, duped by the very powers they are railing against, armed with mathematically flawed financial agendas and swayed by promises impossible to keep. We have become a culture insistent on instant fixes but unwilling to any make sacrifices to enable viable solutions. Ergo, we jump on the extended tax cuts bandwagon for the wealthy, and ourselves, which will only add to the deficit, and for what? Another “trickle down” fantasy?
“As only San Franciscans can appreciate, we learned what the word ‘torture’ meant in this election,” Lt. Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom said referring to the San Francisco Giants clinching of the World Series and the close race he ran against Republican Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado.
The first results will be released at approximately 8:45 p.m., and will only include votes from vote-by-mail ballots. Approximately one hour later, the second report will be released, which will include votes cast at the polling places. Subsequent reports will be released every half hour until approximately midnight.
Meko, who is running in a close race with School Board President Jane Kim, Human Rights Commission Executive Director Theresa Sparks and Building Inspections Commissioner Debra Walker, is the only progressive candidate in the D6 race that supports Proposition B, a controversial pension and healthcare reform measure on the November ballot that aims to rein in unsustainable pension and healthcare costs projected to exceed $1 billion by 2016.
The convention program included entertainment from SRO tenants, speeches from TURN Executive Director Mark Toney, Shaw and Daly, an awards ceremony led by CSCC Executive Director Jeff Buckley, and workshop sessions dealing with bed bugs, tenants’ rights, neighborhood issues, drug overdose prevention and mental health issues.
School Board President goes negative against Building Inspections Commissioner Debra Walker in the race for District 6 Supervisor.
Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth, an independent expenditure committee supporting Human Rights Commission Executive Director Theresa Sparks, goes negative against School Board President Jane Kim in the race for District 6 Supervisor.
Are you tired of all the progressive infighting in the District 6 race? Come join Jim “No Drama” Meko, Public Defender Jeff Adachi, former Board of Supervisors President Matt Gonzalez, and other special guests today from 2pm – 4pm at the Artists Alley Gallery, 863 Mission Street (across from Bloomingdales), for the final Jim Meko for District 6 Supervisor festivities. Free tee-shirts, fine food, fabulous beverages and great company are guaranteed in this gorgeous gallery space.
Building Inspections Commissioner Debra Walker goes negative against School Board President Jane Kim and Human Rights Commission Executive Director Theresa Sparks in the race for District 6 Supervisor.
“The Brazil Series” is exhibited in a large well lit gallery. In a gallery alcove, there is a timeline of Dylan’s career. The painting are exhibited in the main part of the gallery. On a back wall, there a video of the curator discussing Dylan’s paintings interspersed with Dylan sketching and four persons expressing their views of the paintings. The timeline, the video, and the painting and drawing labels are in English. (English is the common language among the Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden).
Outgoing District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly did the unthinkable today during the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting. The oft-unabashed, activist legislator known for his f-bombs and wily rhetoric, sang a duet – an adaption of Piano Man no less – with the man he was honoring during commendations, public comment maestro, Walter Paulson.