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Tag: San Francisco Board of Supervisors

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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November 3, 2010 | 2:25 pm

SF Supervisor Races’ Returns

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San Francisco is using ranked-choice voting, so official winners for the Board of Supervisors won’t be “final for days,” the San Francisco Chronicle says. But here are the current tallies from the San Francisco Dept of Elections site: DISTRICT 2 JANET REILLY 41.75% VILMA B. GUINTO PEORO 0.76% BARBARA BERWICK 2.33% MARK FARRELL 39.02% ABRAHAM […]

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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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