The Examiner tells the story of one man’s ridiculously difficult time retrieving his car after it had been stolen and then recovered by police in San Francisco. Wait, it gets worse for him. As the man protested the city’s processing fees, the tow company SOLD HIS CAR! The entire episode has caught the attention of Supervisor Scott Wiener, who is looking into the situation.
If you are a corporation you may find it harder to sign a lease – legislation unanimously passed at yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that condemns “corporate hotelization.” We also learned that you can add “ization” to the end of any word that you like and, somehow, it is still a word. That’s factization for you!
Following the recent passage of federal health care and a protest in San Francisco on federal immigration reform earlier this week, Supervisor David Campos weighs in on the importance of modernizing our immigration system and why this should be President Barack Obama’s next agenda item.
Burnell Holland, former Editor-In-Chief of Usual Suspects, reallyreally wants a job in the Obama administration. You can help him to earn one, just by saying something nice about him. Would you, please? Please please? We invite you to read more about our effort here, and then visit the Burnell For Obamawebsite and do something swell for a guy who has been working his entire life to build up the good karma – and who will work his tail off for the incoming President. Thank you.
The SF Weekly reports that U-visas for non-citizen victims of crimes are being issued with hesitation by the SFPD. After the recent experience of the Juvenile Probation Department in shielding immigrants that eventually went on to commit crimes, some might not blame ‘em.
A hearing on Supervisor Peskin’s proposal to put the kibosh on $35M in planned wage increases for City workers was put on hold yesterday, as the rest of the Board takes some time to marinate in the Mayor’s proposed cuts.
With the pragmatism of a (non-practicing) attorney and the creativity of a classically-trained musician, Taylor brings a unique perspective to Barbary Coast Consulting. When he’s not helping guide his clients through the frothy world of San Francisco politics, Taylor can be found either walking his pit bull around the Castro or frantically practicing for an upcoming concert.