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Tag: San Francisco mayoral election

October 14, 2011 | 4:00 pm

Video Replay: Today’s San Francisco Mayoral Debate at Hastings College

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Info here. Video: Part 1 Watch live streaming video from uchastings at livestream.com Video: Part 2 Watch live streaming video from uchastings at livestream.com

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Morning Splash: NTSB Slams PG&E Over San Bruno; SF Mayoral Race; MS-13 Gang Members Convicted; Bonds Sentencing Dec 16

August 31, 2011 | 7:51 am

Morning Splash: NTSB Slams PG&E Over San Bruno; SF Mayoral Race; MS-13 Gang Members Convicted; Bonds Sentencing Dec 16

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Feds come down hard on PG&E for San Bruno blast (SF Chronicle) Federal investigators pinned blame Tuesday squarely on Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for the natural gas pipeline blast in San Bruno, condemning shoddy company safety practices for the devastation of a neighborhood and the deaths of eight people. The National Transportation Safety Board, […]

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Morning Splash: Hackers Post BART Cops’ Info; Oakland Schools’ Top Cop Retires After Racial Slurs Complaint; SF Dems Endorse Avalos

August 18, 2011 | 7:57 am

Morning Splash: Hackers Post BART Cops’ Info; Oakland Schools’ Top Cop Retires After Racial Slurs Complaint; SF Dems Endorse Avalos

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Hackers post BART cops’ personal information (SF Chronicle) Hackers carried out a second cyber-attack against BART on Wednesday, breaching the website of the union that represents the agency’s rank-and-file police and releasing a roster of 102 officers and other employees along with their home addresses, e-mail addresses and passwords for the site. The roster was […]

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Audio: Yesterday’s Entire San Francisco Mayoral Debate, Analysis

August 17, 2011 | 2:50 pm

Audio: Yesterday’s Entire San Francisco Mayoral Debate, Analysis

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We have the complete audio of last night’s San Francisco mayoral debate at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus. We also have the pre-debate analysis by Barbara Taylor of KCBS, and Rachel Gordon and Andrew Ross of the Chronicle, on the current state of the race. Listen to pre-debate analysis Listen to entire debate The […]

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Audio: David Chiu Asks Ed Lee About “Having Trouble Saying No to Willie Brown and Rose Pak”

August 17, 2011 | 9:58 am

Audio: David Chiu Asks Ed Lee About “Having Trouble Saying No to Willie Brown and Rose Pak”

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Last night at the San Francisco mayoral debate hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Job Growth, each of the 11 participating candidates tried — somewhat futilely — to distinguish themselves. Ninety-second replies don’t lend themselves well to details, and political platitudes ruled the day. There were, however, a few moments that stood out, almost all […]

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Morning Splash: SF Mayoral Debate; BART Stands By Wireless Cutoff Decision; Judge Nixes Marin Desalination; Push in Oakland for Curfews

August 17, 2011 | 7:49 am

Morning Splash: SF Mayoral Debate; BART Stands By Wireless Cutoff Decision; Judge Nixes Marin Desalination; Push in Oakland for Curfews

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San Francisco mayoral debate shifts to civil side of issues (SF Examiner) (The) The late entries of interim Mayor Ed Lee and Public Defender Jeff Adachi have jolted the race in recent weeks, with Lee’s appearance at a Castro debate last week drawing boos from a raucous crowd heckling him for reneging on a promise […]

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Morning Splash: BART Closes Stations, Allows Cell Phone Service on Protest; SF Mayor Race; Harassed Transgender Woman Settles w/ DMV

August 16, 2011 | 7:55 am

Morning Splash: BART Closes Stations, Allows Cell Phone Service on Protest; SF Mayor Race; Harassed Transgender Woman Settles w/ DMV

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Cell service stays on during BART protest in SF (SF Chronicle) The busy evening commute out of downtown San Francisco gave way Monday to a chaotic cat-and-mouse game between police officers and roving protesters who lashed out at the transit agency for temporarily shutting down underground cellular phone service last week. BART closed all four […]

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Will Lee or Won’t Lee? SF Mayoral Race Gets Real Interesting; Political Analysis by Corey Cook

July 29, 2011 | 2:52 pm

Will Lee or Won’t Lee? SF Mayoral Race Gets Real Interesting; Political Analysis by Corey Cook

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I didn’t think a more flamboyant parade of local politico-egos was possible than the one that ensued after Gavin Newsom cut short his term as mayor in order to save California’s economy as the state’s Lieutenant Governor. Newsom’s abdication joined the city’s political establishment in a battle royale to elevate the most-perfect political non-entity to […]

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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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