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Tag: Aaron Peskin

January 5, 2011 | 3:52 pm

Blog Beat: Peskin Weighs in on Mayoral To-Do; Fake Ed Lee’s Twitter Feed; Mac App Store?

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The Snitch interviewed former SF supe Aaron Peskin about yesterday’s big to-do at the board over who will become the city’s interim mayor. Peskin’s take: City administrator Ed Lee, who appears poised to emerge as the city’s caretaker chief exec, is a “lightweight,” as is David Chiu, Peskin’s former protege who voted for Lee. The […]

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November 3, 2010 | 3:18 pm

Gavin Newsom’s Office Responds to Our Peskin Blog Post

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Gavin Newsom’s office took issue with Scott Shafer’s perhaps Freudian analysis of the Mayor’s “Fear the beard” comment at the Giants’ ceremony today. From an email sent to Scott by Newsom press secretary Tony Winnicker: Honestly? Do you really think the inside baseball of City Hall and Peskin would deserve a mention in the Mayor’s […]

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Newsom’s “Fear the Beard” Comment Aimed at Peskin?

November 3, 2010 | 1:45 pm

Newsom’s “Fear the Beard” Comment Aimed at Peskin?

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At the Giants’ ceremony a few minutes ago, Gavin Newsom just said something like, “The city’s going to need a new mayor soon, and I only have one thing to say: Fear the beard.” KQED’s Scott Shafer has interpreted the comment as a shot at Aaron Peskin, the former President of the San Francisco Board […]

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