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San Francisco Supervisor Avalos Wants Hearing on America’s Cup Financing as Fundraising Stalls

February 13, 2013 | 10:36 am

San Francisco Supervisor Avalos Wants Hearing on America’s Cup Financing as Fundraising Stalls

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SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) San Francisco supervisor John Avalos on Tuesday aked for a hearing on concerns that the city could be on the hook for upwards of $20 million in expenses for the America’s Cup sailing races later this year. San Francisco has pledged to spend around $30 million on the races, which start in […]

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October 14, 2011 | 11:59 am

Video: John Avalos Talks Occupy SF on Keith Olbermann’s Show

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On Wednesday, San Francisco supervisor and mayoral candidate John Avalos discussed the Occupy Wall Street movement on Keith Olbermann’s Current TV show, after 11 people were arrested for entering Wells Fargo’s corporate headquarters during a protest. Avalos has been a supporter of the movement, issuing a statement of solidarity last week after police and city […]

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City Breaks Up Occupy SF Encampment; Video of Last Night’s Protest; Lee, Avalos Statements

October 6, 2011 | 2:19 pm

City Breaks Up Occupy SF Encampment; Video of Last Night’s Protest; Lee, Avalos Statements

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The latest on Occupy SF from Twitter In the wee small hours this morning, the Occupy SF encampment in the Financial District was dismantled by authorities. OccupySF is the offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street protests that have been going on in New York since mid-September. From the Chronicle: San Francisco police and Public Works […]

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SF Supervisor John Avalos Running for Mayor

April 18, 2011 | 1:10 pm

SF Supervisor John Avalos Running for Mayor

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It may be easier to list all the people not running for mayor of San Francisco than everyone who is. Let’s see…current Mayor Ed Lee, Carrot Top…uh…help me out here… The latest hat-in-the-ring belongs to Supervisor John Avalos. Fog City Journal has a report and the confirmation-text text: “True. 4 pm today, my wife and […]

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Interview with SF Supervisor John Avalos on Choosing a Newsom Successor

January 3, 2011 | 3:49 pm

Interview with SF Supervisor John Avalos on Choosing a Newsom Successor

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Should be some fun tomorrow at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting. Number 25 on the agenda is a “Hearing to discuss the proposed Motion to take nominations and appoint a successor Mayor in the event of a vacancy in the Office of the Mayor.” Number 26 is “Motion to take nominations and appoint […]

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