Drain Hetch Hetchy? Voters Say, No Dam Way

November 08, 2012 | 8 Comments

Voters roundly rejected Proposition F, Tuesday, an initiative on the San Francisco ballot that would have allocated $8 million to study the impacts of dismantling the O’Shaughnessy Dam and draining the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, a valuable source of hydro-electric power and water for San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Posted in Environment, News, Politics

SF Election Night Photos

November 07, 2012 | 3 Comments

A selection of photos from various election parties last eve, beginning at Obama SF campaign headquarters in the Castro and ending at London Breed’s presumed election victory party in the lower Haight neighborhood of District 5. All photos by Luke Thomas.

Posted in News, Politics

The D5 Progressive “Coalition” Meltdown

November 07, 2012 | 89 Comments

A lot of people are wondering what happened in District 5. The story is pretty straightforward. The supporters of the three progressive candidates failed to support each other, and so the progressive vote split allowing London Breed to win.

Posted in Opinion, Politics

SF Election Update: D7 too Close to Call

November 07, 2012 | 5 Comments

With over 93,000 citywide ballots yet to be processed and counted, the District 7 race for Supervisor is looking more and more like a nail biter between the race current leader, Francis Crowley, and Norman Yee.

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“It’s Morning Again in America”

November 07, 2012 | 4 Comments

Obama consistently posed the same question Ronald Reagan asked in a landmark television commercial from his winning re-election campaign in 1984, “Why would we ever want to return to where we were less than four short years ago?”

Posted in Opinion, Politics

San Francisco Election Night Parties Listing

November 06, 2012 | 1 Comment

November 6, 2012 Courtesy of the San Francisco Bay Guardian: Mayor Ed Lee/DCCC/No on F/Yes on A, B, C, and E – Democratic Party HQ, 2278 Market League of Pissed Off Voters/Rafael Mandelman – El…

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Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Nabbing Chinatown Robbery/Assault Suspects

November 06, 2012 | No Comments

San Francisco Police seek the public’s assistance in locating two suspects wanted for a robbery, kidnapping, burglary, aggravated assault case.

Posted in Crime, News