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SF Mayor Announces Moscone Convention Center Expansion

June 22, 2012 | 10:11 am

SF Mayor Announces Moscone Convention Center Expansion

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SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced today plans for a major expansion of the city’s Moscone Convention Center. Exhibit space at the center could double with the expansion, the first phase of which is expected to be completed by early 2018, Lee said. “Conventioneers were telling us they need more exhibit space,” […]

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Will Lee or Won’t Lee? SF Mayoral Race Analysis, Part II

August 1, 2011 | 2:10 pm

Will Lee or Won’t Lee? SF Mayoral Race Analysis, Part II

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As reported in the Bay Citizen, undeclared and/or undecided mayoral candidate Ed Lee and long-ago decided mayoral candidate David Chiu both turned out for a public safety event in the Bayview today. Lee stood smiling next to (Chiu), a mayoral candidate who has desperately sought to keep Lee out of the race. As soon as […]

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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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January 21, 2011 | 4:47 pm

Interview with Brianna Lee, Ed Lee’s Daughter

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When word came over the transom during the big mayoral brouhaha a few weeks ago that Ed Lee’s name had been placed in nomination, my first reaction, naturally, was “Who the hell is Ed Lee?” For edification, we turned to KQED’s Scott Shafer. But here’s someone even better: Brianna Lee, the new San Francisco mayor’s […]

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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 7, 2011 | 2:52 pm

Legal And Political Realities May Render Ed Lee Detractors All Bark, No Bite

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The recessed San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting is back on this afternoon, and it should be a dilly — the Super Bowl of public access cable TV in terms of interest and — one has to say — hype. (You can watch it live here at 3 p.m.) The only item on the agenda? […]

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Ed Lee Issues Statement as Chinese Community Turns Out in Support

January 6, 2011 | 3:33 pm

Ed Lee Issues Statement as Chinese Community Turns Out in Support

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City Administrator Ed Lee, who is suddenly at the very center of a classic San Francisco food fight despite being 7,000 miles away, said in a statement today that he would accept the position of Interim Mayor should the Board of Supervisors vote him into office tomorrow. Lee issued his statement through the Chinese Chamber […]

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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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Morning Splash: Ed Lee on Verge for SF Mayor; SF Sweetened Cup Deal, Cable Out as Raiders Coach

January 5, 2011 | 7:56 am

Morning Splash: Ed Lee on Verge for SF Mayor; SF Sweetened Cup Deal, Cable Out as Raiders Coach

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Ed Lee looks to have votes to be S.F. interim mayor (SF Chronicle) City Administrator Ed Lee appears to have enough votes to be picked as San Francisco’s interim mayor, but the Board of Supervisors didn’t make a decision late Tuesday after a raucous debate and delayed consideration to Friday afternoon. Appeals court turns to […]

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Watch Live: SF Board Scheduled to Weigh in on Next Mayor

January 4, 2011 | 2:19 pm

Watch Live: SF Board Scheduled to Weigh in on Next Mayor

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Between voting on a resolution on “receiving and approving the Noe Valley Community Benefit District’s annual reports for fiscal year 2006-2007, 2007-2008, and 2008-2009, as submitted pursuant to Section 36650 of the Business Property and Community Benefit Act of 1994…” and a hearing of “persons interested in or objecting to proposed Resolution establishing a property-based […]

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