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San Francisco Officials on Collision Course With Developers Over Tax

September 23, 2014 | 3:15 pm

San Francisco Officials on Collision Course With Developers Over Tax

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Firms building high-rises near new transit center say city’s planned special levy is excessive.

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August 13, 2012 | 8:36 am

A.M. Splash: Fired Parks Official Has Criminal Record; Richmond Residents Learn to Live With Chevron; Petaluma in Little League World Series

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California officials in midst of financial scandal (McClatchy Newspapers) The former deputy director of California state parks at the vortex of a financial scandal has a string of criminal convictions, including a felony DUI, and spent 12 of his 23 years in state government on court-ordered probation, according to court records. Petaluma headed to Little […]

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January 11, 2011 | 3:17 pm

Live Blog: Edwin M. Lee Named S.F. Mayor

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The Board’s now in session as a committee of the whole to consider appointing an interim mayor. As we said earlier, this is supposed to be a done deal—we’re supposed to come out of the process today with city Chief Administrative Officer Ed Lee as the interim mayor. But this is the San Francisco Board […]

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January 4, 2011 | 7:30 pm

Live Blog: SF Supervisors Consider New Mayor

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is in Hour Six Seven Eight Nine of a marathon meeting. The big item on its agenda: Whether it should proceed to appoint an interim mayor to replace Gavin Newsom, California’s not-quite-lieutenant governor. The board held a long back and forth over the legalities involved. Supervisor Chris Daly, whose […]

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December 13, 2010 | 3:37 pm

S.F.’s America’s Cup Bid: Panel Ignores Threat, OKs ‘Northern Option’

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Early word: The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee has approved a revised city offer to host the America’s Cup. The package will go before the full Board of Supervisors tomorrow. The deal approved today would shift the focus of the America’s Cup 2013 activities from around Pier 50, south of AT&T […]

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December 13, 2010 | 8:59 am

S.F.’s Next Mayor: Puppet Theater Edition

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will have a full plate Tuesday. It’s facing a reported ultimatum to give Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, the Bay Area’s wealthiest human, to deliver on a package of goodies including long-term waterfront development rights or risk losing the Cup to an unnamed bidder. The board is also slated to […]

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