SF Usual Suspects

Archive for October, 2008

Whazzup?

Apparently, the gentlemen who starred in the origina Whazzup commercial all prefer a particular presidential candidate, and tell you all about it in this video. I dare you not to laugh out loud… (and yes, it’s safe for work)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

And The Chronicle Endorses…

The local newspaper of record speaks thusly: Lee, McCarthy, Chu, Mirkarimi, Elsbernd, Sanchez, and Safai. Come on, campaign consultants – rush to your Large Printing Machines and send us all some more mail with your new endorsements! Quickly, please!

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Who You Calling A Pundit?

Yours truly offers his opinions on this year’s supervisor elections.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Gavel Master Chiu

 

The Chronicle does a Q and A with our new Board President about the challenges of running the Board.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Planning Moves Forward

Castro community plan gets approved by Planning Commission.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

More Money

District 3 race if flush with candidates and money.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

No Money

Mayor asks his Department heads to cut spending in anticipation of budget shortfall.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Money, Money, Money

Losts of money is being spent by different groups this year to influence local elections.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

The Bay Guardian Offers Some Sage Advice And Opinions

The SFBG offers up a package of stories a week before the election. Caution: there might be a strongly worded opinion or three found within…

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Theatre Geeks Take Over the Obama Campaign

What fun – the Obama campaign quits raising money for fifteen minutes to put together a great lip-synch video. Check it out.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

SF Weekly’s Class Of 2000

The SF Weekly puts together a package of stories on the Supervisors elected eight years ago.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Risky McRiskerson?

The Chronicle examines Mayor Newsom’s strong fight against Proposition Eight, and considers whether the battle will turn into one of the most important political fights of his career.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

The New York Times Looks Westward

The NY Times takes a quick look at what’s happening with Proposition H.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Mayoral Wheels, Political Advertising, Fundraising And A Staredown

Seriously – what’s better to start your day than a few stories about our always-interesting political eco-sphere? Philip and Andrew present you with What’s What.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Not Really Interested In The Last Week Of Political Mailers

The Registrar says that lots of us are voting early at City Hall or sending in our absentee ballots.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Well-Traveled H2O

Did you know that what comes out of your faucet has journeyed 167 miles to get here? Read about how the City is fixing one of its great engineering marvels.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

May 22, 2011

The Bay Area Reporter gives us the latest on the planning for the second annual Harvey Milk Day, and all of the various celebrations, speeches, awards, fundraisers, plaques, brunches, lunches, and dinners that are already in the works.  So make sure those calendars are marked accordingly!

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

The Head of the Class

The Chronicle endorses four candidates for the Community College Board of Trustees.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

We’re Better Than You Are…

The Board of Supervisors considers a proposal to tax hotel rooms in order to pay for a new campaign marketing San Francisco as the best city in California. Clearly.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Safety in Numbers… of Police Officers, That Is.

The Examiner reports on efforts being made to keep Mission residents safe from increasing levels of violence in their neighborhood.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Loud and Clear

C. W. Nevius discusses a new breed of community activists in the Haight, and the impact they are having on local politics.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Get your applications in today!

The Marijuana Task Force has passed out of committee and heads to the Board of Supervisors for a final vote of approval.

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Injunction Function

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed an injunction on Thursday against two rivaling gangs in Visitacion Valley.  While neighbors are hopeful this will reduce graffiti, drive bys, and drug trafficking in their neighborhood, some civil rights activists question the constitutionality of these measures.

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Milk Muni

A Muni streetcar named in honor of Supervisor Harvey Milk will hit the city streets Tuesday.

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Power Plant

Monday, October 27th, 2008