Category Archives: SF Mayor News

Families’ exodus leaves SF with lowest pct. of children in US – San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Examiner
Families' exodus leaves SF with lowest pct. of children in US
San Francisco Chronicle
Last year, a family of three earning $111000 a year could afford just 23 percent of homes for sale in San Francisco – mostly in southern neighborhoods, including Bayview-Hunters Point. The median price of a house in the city in 2010 was $668000.
Supervisors consider how to retain familiesSan Francisco Examiner

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Why Are Willie Brown And Ed Lee Spending So Much Time Together? – SFist


SFist
Why Are Willie Brown And Ed Lee Spending So Much Time Together?
SFist
(Photo: SFWire) They're everywhere together these days, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown. Whether dining about town, attending political parties, or just bro-ing it up wonk-style, the two power players are the

Collapse of America’s Cup piers deal a blow to SF – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Collapse of America's Cup piers deal a blow to SF
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
(Sean Culligan / The Chronicle) San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was set to tour crumbling piers with matchless views of the Bay Bridge last week to showcase how hosting the America's Cup regatta would help revitalize the city's aging waterfront.

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Supervisor races show it’s always election season in San Francisco – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Supervisor races show it's always election season in San Francisco
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
somewhat nasty mayor's race — replete with accusations of voter fraud and bizarre unauthorized biographies — just ended and that another election season couldn't possibly be approaching. But this is San Francisco — and like a bothersome

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Phil Ting, Losing San Francisco Mayoral Candidate, Spent $510 Per Vote – Huffington Post

Phil Ting, Losing San Francisco Mayoral Candidate, Spent $510 Per Vote
Huffington Post
Compare that with the recent electoral foray of San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting, who was among 16 contenders in the 2011 contest for mayor of San Francisco. In losing to appointed incumbent Ed Lee, Ting spent an astonishing $510.45 per vote,

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Tech companies hiring 8000-plus in San Francisco – San Francisco Business Times

Tech companies hiring 8000-plus in San Francisco
San Francisco Business Times
“I was thinking the answer would be two or three thousand, and I was going to go to (Mayor) Ed Lee and brag about that. It's like 8000 new jobs this year and counting,” said Conway onstage at the San Francisco Mariott Marquis. Conway, who was followed

Piers 30-32 won’t be rehabbed for America’s Cup; San Francisco puts off … – San Francisco Business Times


The Bay Citizen
Piers 30-32 won't be rehabbed for America's Cup; San Francisco puts off
San Francisco Business Times
Piers 30-32 will no longer be part of the America's Cup, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Monday. The team bases that were slated to be on Piers 30-32, where Brannan Street runs into the Embarcadero, will now be at Pier 80 at the end of Cesar Chavez
Crucial Supervisors' Hearing Tuesday On America's CupThe San Francisco Appeal
America's Cup organizers eliminate major parts of development dealSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)

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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says his job should be “dissolved” unless … – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says his job should be “dissolved” unless
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Newsom made the comments in a wide-ranging interview with the San Francisco Chronicle editorial board Thursday. The former San Francisco mayor — the acting governor of California for five days with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in Washington DC — said
Lt. Gov. Needs to Change or Disolve: Gavin NewsomNBC Bay Area
Gavin Newsom Calls For Elimination Of His Own Job (VIDEO)Huffington Post
Gavin Newsom Admits He Doesn't Have Much to DoSF Weekly (blog)

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee can’t remember certifying fraudulent contractor – Bay Area Indymedia


Bay Area Indymedia
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee can't remember certifying fraudulent contractor
Bay Area Indymedia
by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison On Friday, 02.17.2012, after a jury delivered its verdict in a San Francisco Superior Court trial, Fog City Journal Editor Luke Thomas wrote that the minimal immediate consequences of the jury's verdict "belied the

SF tries to make homes affordable to middle class – San Francisco Chronicle

SF tries to make homes affordable to middle class
San Francisco Chronicle
Oscar Luna didn't want to leave the city where he'd spent the past 20 years, but after his wife gave birth to their second child a little over a year ago, the family outgrew the studio they rented in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood.
San Francisco Bay GuardianSan Francisco Bay Guardian

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