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Tag: Chris Daly

February 21, 2011 | 10:45 am

Video: Chris Daly Says ‘More-Corrupt’ Politics Back in SF; May Run for Mayor

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Chris Daly: Newly invested political sage of the drinking classes? Or Cliff Klaven? The answer no doubt depends on your political point of view. Daly is currently slinging both booze and opinions at Bucks Tavern, his Market Street drinking establishment. On Friday, The Bay Citizen interviewed the former supervisor there about the current goings-on in […]

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January 14, 2011 | 9:50 am

Video: Chris Daly Roast

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Chris Daly is gone from the San Francisco political scene — at least in an official capacity. But before “It’s on like Donkey Kong” fades completely from memory as the only catch phrase worth repeating dozens of times per quarter hour, let’s pay tribute to the man one more time by pointing you to the […]

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January 7, 2011 | 4:30 pm

SF Supervisors Vote 10-1 to Make Ed Lee Interim Mayor; New Board Must Ratify Choice

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 10 -1 today to make City Administrator Ed Lee the interim mayor, once the position is vacated by Gavin Newsom, who will be sworn in as Lieutenant Governor of California this weekend. The vote, taken by the lame-duck board, must still be ratified by the new board to […]

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January 6, 2011 | 4:16 pm

Blog Beat: “It’s On Like Donkey Kong” Origins; Brown Appointee Masterminded PG&E’s Prop 16

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The origin of “It’s on like Donkey Kong,” from the Chronicle blog The Poop. Again from the Chronicle, on the paper’s Politics Blog: Nancy McFadden, Gov Jerry Brown’s new Executive Secretary for Legislation, Appointments and Policy was a senior VP at PG&E. There, she masterminded the ill-fated Prop. 16, which would have made it harder […]

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Ed Lee Poised to Become Non-Binding Choice for Interim Mayor; Chris Daly Throws Fit

January 5, 2011 | 9:20 am

Ed Lee Poised to Become Non-Binding Choice for Interim Mayor; Chris Daly Throws Fit

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Do I speak accurately when I venture the opinion that only in San Francisco can so much tsuris be churned up over a non-binding vote? Last night, in a marathon Board of Supervisors meeting (at nine hours, that’s longer than the longest Andy Warhol film), the supes appeared to settle on City Administrator Ed Lee […]

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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 10, 2010 | 4:16 pm

Blog Beat: All That Cell Phone Equipment in Berkeley, Chris Daly to Roast Himself (Not Literally)

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Berkeleyside reports on how the city is trying to tackle the proliferation of cell phone equipment on neighborhood streets. SFist points us to this celebratory video about San Francisco from In The Mo. On Jan 5, outgoing SF supervisor Chris Daly is going to host is own roast at The Independent, says The Examiner’s Under […]

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December 8, 2010 | 3:44 pm

Blog Beat: Daly Won’t Take No From Ammiano, Sonoma Video Snooping on Garbage-Dumpers

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From The Snitch, Chris Daly does not seem to think that “no means no” where Tom Ammiano and the San Francisco mayoralty are concerned. “I think it’s clear that Tom doesn’t *want* to do it,” Daly emailed the SF Weekly blog. “I think it’s slightly less clear that he can’t be convinced to change his […]

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