SF Usual Suspects

Archive for January, 2012

Lay out the welcome mat

San Francisco’s new District Attorney George Gascón is sworn in at Mission High School yesterday alongside a very recognizable cast of politicians to welcome him to his new role as the first elected Latino DA.

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

If you build it, they will co… waitasecond. No, you’re not allowed to build it.

A bunch of Smart San Franciscans are interviewed in this Bay Citizen/NYT story about preservation and historicity and thus and so. Interesting where some folks wound up in the debate…

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Bus Bonus

Stretching dollars is no small feat. But read up to find out what folks who commute in public vehicles are saving…

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

What the Ex wanted in its stocking…

…does it matter, really? It’s getting coal again, for SURE. But check out the 2012 Wish List in the Examiner. Think they’ll get that pony – finally?

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

It’s well known that in San Francisco politics, you can tell who’s your friend, or not, by whether they stab you in the front.

‘Cause, you know, that’s kind of polite. In a way. Sorta. But I digress. Mayor Lee and some of his opponents in the rather, um, confrontational battle for Room 200 we all experienced last year weigh in on What It All Means. All of them say everything’s completely hunky-dory, and many of them can’t even remember that there was a mayor’s race at all, much less that it was a rough one. But keep an eye on the knives. Location, as they say, is everything.

Sunday, January 1st, 2012