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Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

July 8, 2014 | 2:20 pm

Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

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Proposal’s backers say they’ll work with city to craft regulation of short-term rental services.

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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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January 8, 2013 | 1:59 pm

David Chiu Re-Elected SF Board of Supervisors President

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(Bay City News) David Chiu was elected president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for a third time today. Chiu, 42, was re-elected to the position by his fellow supervisors in a unanimous vote after retaining his District 3 seat in November’s election. The board president serves a two-year term and is in charge […]

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January 28, 2011 | 11:20 am

“It’s on Like Donkey Kong” at Fisherman’s Wharf Crab-Cracking Contest

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Just a taste from yesterday’s second annual celebrity crab-cracking contest at Fisherman’s Wharf, which I believe was broadcast on ESPN 12… From KCBS: At Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco Thursday, chefs were paired with local celebrities in a crab cracking contest for charity. The contest, sponsored by the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District, is now […]

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January 6, 2011 | 2:57 pm

SF Board President David Chiu Turns Down D.A. Job

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UPDATE: 2:30 P.M. KQED’s Cy Musiker attended an event today for the Asian Art Museum at which Newsom spoke. Afterwards, he talked to the media and was asked to comment on David Chiu’s rejecting an appointment to office of San Francisco District Attorney. Newsom said this: Gavin Newsom on David Chiu’s rejection of D.A. appointment […]

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The Newsom Shuffle: Who Will Succeed Gavin if He Becomes Lieutenant Governor?

November 1, 2010 | 10:21 am

The Newsom Shuffle: Who Will Succeed Gavin if He Becomes Lieutenant Governor?

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If Gavin Newsom beats Abel Maldonado Tuesday in the Lieutenant Governor’s race, someone is going to have to finish out his term as San Francisco Mayor. The city’s charter states that in the event of a mayoral vacancy, the Board of Supervisors chooses an interim until an election is held: If the Office of Mayor […]

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