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Tag: San Francisco Mayor

January 3, 2011 | 4:43 pm

News Fix Contest: Who Will Be the Next San Francisco Mayor?

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Tomorrow the Board of Supervisors may or may not weigh in on a successor to Gavin Newsom, who takes off to assume those burdensome Lt. Governor duties later in the week, when Chris Daly will be safely ensconced behind a bar, in no position to cast an official vote. And an ostensibly new, more moderate […]

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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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January 3, 2011 | 12:22 pm

Gavin Newsom Says He Will Take Lt Governor Oath This Weekend

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Both John Myers and Scott Shafer of KQED talked to Gavin Newsom at Jerry Brown’s inauguration, and he told them that he will take the oath of office for Lieutenant Governor this weekend. The other state officeholders are being sworn in today. So why the delay for Newsom? The Examiner puts it succinctly: Postponing his […]

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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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December 1, 2010 | 10:29 am

SF Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting Announces Mayoral Bid

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They’re going to need a really big ring for all the hats being thrown into it in the San Francisco Mayor’s race. We just received this press release from Phil Ting, who apparently does not want to be the only politician in the city not being considered for the post. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Assessor-Recorder […]

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At the Press Gaggle, a Cheeky Newsom

November 17, 2010 | 2:25 pm

At the Press Gaggle, a Cheeky Newsom

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In the midst of a press gaggle yesterday, Gavin Newsom engaged in a somewhat cheeky discussion with reporters, who tried to repeatedly pin him down on the timing of his abdication of the mayor’s seat and other succession issues. An excerpt: Newsom: In San Francisco today, extraordinarily irrelevant news. Reporter 1: Why are you looking […]

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Leland Yee Announces SF Mayoral Bid

November 10, 2010 | 11:56 am

Leland Yee Announces SF Mayoral Bid

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From the L.A. Times PolitiCal blog: “A week after San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom was elected lieutenant governor, state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) filed papers Wednesday to form an exploratory committee as a first step to running for mayor next year. When Newsom vacates his post as mayor in January, the San Francisco Board […]

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