Articles Tagged “Chris Daly”

  • San Francisco Botanical Garden: What was once a publicly-owned jewel in Golden Gate Park, has been privatized.  Photo: Harry S. Pariser.

    How the Wealthy Stole 55 Acres of Golden Gate Park

    Visiting the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum is not what it used to be. Locals used to enter as late as seven in the evening or later behind the Hall of Flowers. While never well-maintained or administered, it afforded a rustic charm, a lovely wabi and sabi respite from the commercialism of the Avenues.

  • A mailer funded by an independent expenditure committee controlled by SEIU 1021 depicts former Redevelopment Agency Commissioner London Breed as being in the pockets of real estate interests.

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    Breed Responds to SEIU 1021 “Hit Piece”

    London Breed, a leading candidate in the race for District 5 Supervisor, pledged Friday in an interview with Fog City Journal to protect tenant’s rights and to oppose any attacks on rent control if she were to be elected to the most progressive and tenant-heavy seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

  • Candidate for District 5 Supervisor Julian Davis.  File photo by Luke Thomas.

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    New Details Emerge in Smear Campaign Against Davis

    New details have emerged in the effort to derail the Julian Davis campaign for District 5 Supervisor, details that shed light on why Kay Vasilyeva, the woman who has accused Davis of sexual assault, went public with her claim six years later, and three weeks before Election Day.

  • District 11 Supervisor John Avalos. File photo by Luke Thomas.

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    Avalos Explains Endorsement Revocation, Calls for Davis to “Consider” Withdrawing Candidacy

    District 11 Supervisor John Avalos posted a statement on Facebook Wednesday denouncing “tactics of marginalization and disenfranchisement,” a reference to a cease-and-desist letter sent by District 5 candidate Julian Davis to Kay Vasilyeva, the woman who has publicly accused Davis of sexual assault, an allegation Davis refutes.

  • Julian Davis

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    Davis Releases Statement, “Sets the Record Straight”

    Julian Davis, a leading progressive candidate running in the race for District 5 Supervisor, today released a statement that, in his words, “sets the record straight.”

  • Chiu Declares Re-Election Bid

    Chiu Declares Re-Election Bid

    Chiu, 42, was elevated to the Board presidency in January 2009 – the first Taiwanese-American to serve in this capacity – due in large part to an unresolved grudge match between former Supervisors Chris Daly and Ross Mirkarimi. He later drew the ire of Daly and progressives when Chiu voted for then-City Administrator Ed Lee, an establishment pick, over former Sheriff Michael Hennessey, an independent, for interim mayor last year.

  • Labor Council Honors Martin Luther King, Celebrates Poor People’s Campaign

    Labor Council Honors Martin Luther King,
    Celebrates Poor People’s Campaign

    A place was symbolically set for beloved labor leader, Walter Johnson, who passed away on January 12 following a heart attack. An enlarged photo of Johnson (taken by Linda Post) “sat” at the head table along with Mayor Ed Lee, newly-appointed D5 Supervisor Christina Olague, Assemblymember Fiona Ma, and SFLC Executive Director Tim Paulson. Various speakers recalled the Poor People’s Campaign, Dr. King’s last project, that highlighted our nation’s economic disparities while continuing to confront racism, militarism, and a self-centered society.

  • The CrackBerry Chronicles: Taking it to the streets

    The CrackBerry Chronicles: Taking it to the streets

    Husker 4 Life: Elaine Santore at the Slow Food Nation Festival in Civic Center Plaza. Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore September 3, 2008 Slow and Steady For those of us who stayed in…

  • Live from Denver: Obama Wins California Roll Call Vote

    Supervisor Chris Daly proudly holds up his reissued DNC delegate pass. Photo by London Breed By Chris Daly August 27, 2008, 4:15 p.m. Denver, CO — For all you California Democrats out there who are…

  • Kucinich: “Wake Up, America!”

    Kucinich: “Wake Up, America!”

    ” District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photo by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly August 25, 2008, 5:30 p.m. Denver, CO – Maybe his presentation is not very Presidential, but you’ve got to hand it to…

  • Chris Daly – Live from Denver:Barack Obama and Grassroots Community Organizing

    Chris Daly – Live from Denver:
    Barack Obama and Grassroots Community Organizing

    ” District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photo by Luke Thomas  By Chris Daly August 26, 2008 Denver, CO — A very personal, and very powerful, opening night at the Democratic National Convention was capped by…

  • Chris Daly – Live from Denver

    Chris Daly – Live from Denver

    ” District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photo by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly August 24, 2008 Denver, CO — A funny thing happened on the way to the Democratic National Convention this morning. Since my…

  • The CrackBerry Chronicles: Welcome Back

    The CrackBerry Chronicles: Welcome Back

    Elaine Santore Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore August 14, 2008 It’s never too early to become a hasbeen If JoJo can be a hasbeen at 17, then I guess now is the perfect…

  • Happy Birthday, Chris Daly!

    Happy Birthday, Chris Daly!

    Supervisor Chris Daly. Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore August 13, 2008 According to Facebook, today is Supervisor (and FCJ contributor) Chris Daly’s 36th birthday. I have no idea what he’s doing to celebrate…

  • The Battle for the Board

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    The Battle for the Board

    ” District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photos by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly August 3, 2008 With the August 8th filing deadline rapidly approaching, it’s fish or cut bait time in the hotly contested races…