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Posts Tagged ‘Fiona Ma’

Movin’ on up

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma broke the news on Tuesday: she’s running for the Board of Equalization in 2014. Boom, there ya go. The Examiner clears the air and tells us why she didn’t explore all of her other open options and who is rumored to go for her Assembly seat.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Never on Sunday

Mssrs. Ross and Matier talk about college football, namely the Pac-10′s financial windfall, the Street Sheet’s donation strategy, who’s not gonna be DA (Katherine Feinstein) and new names of who might (Christine Pelosi, Michael Yaki), and Assemblywoman Fiona Ma’s NYE party.  Willie Brown covers gubernatorial books and inaugurations, interim mayoral strategies, the Niners’ personnel situtation, and strangely enough, no one-liners from a cabbie.  Are the drivers no longer amusing, Mayor Brown?

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Ban on Raves

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Political Chairs & The Daily Show

The Chronicle fills us in on what’s next for Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting. Hint? What connects Phil Ting, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, and Board of Equalization Member Betty Yee? The Capitol Notebook team also fills us in on California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton’s appearance on the Daily Show. Apparently, he’s done us proud, folks. Finally, find out which measures are rumored to be headed to the ballot box next November.

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

All that Jazz

The San Francisco Planning Commission approves the new home for SFJazz with one small financial caveat.

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Shhhh. We’re Busy Lobbying.

The SF Weekly reports on the case of lobbyists not fulfilling their local reporting requirements while advocating for more government secrecy in San Francisco.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

It’s What’s Inside That Counts

The Chronicle’s Insider Team reports on who some local politicos are supporting for state insurance commissioner, Carol Channing’s upcoming performance at SF State to beneft art and music education, and why the Mayor missed a planned announcement at Mission Bay about new biotech companies moving into the neighborhood.

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Drinks are on me

The Chronicle describes how local bloggers are often courted by those running for political office.

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

“Who’s your Paddy”??? Niiiiiice.

Politicians and civilians alike celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  No reports of snakes being driven from the City, but a wee bit of the green beer got quaffed, it seems.

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

Prop B

A Chinatown gathering kicks off efforts in support of Prop B, which would establish a set-aside for affordable housing in the city.

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Moving Through the Capitol

A bill that will permit the 13-acre parking lot of the Cow Palace to be sold to a developer has passed through the Assembly, while the State Senate passed a bill to require that personal information be provided for recycling over a certain amount.

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

A Little Bit Of Harmony

Asian Week profiles some of the endorsement politics on the west side and what seems like good news for Supervisor Chu.

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Color Me Mine

Graffiti proponents promote a new documentary about graffiti through, well, graffiti.

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Matier & Ross

Polling indicates that a San Francisco politician (who isn’t the Mayor) would win the Governor’s race if it were held today, the Giants may come to a resolution with the group that plans to develop the Seawall Lot, and the strained relationship between Assemblymember Ma and Mayor Newsom seems to have had a direct impact on the recent DCCC chair vote.

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Political Combat? In San Francisco? Of Course Not, Well…Maybe

The Examiner gives us a rundown of the race to become chair of the local wing of the Democratic Party. Members of the DCCC will vote on its chairman tomorrow evening.

Monday, July 21st, 2008

ride for pride

Love bicycling AND all things Pride-related? Well, you’re in luck! Gearing up for 2012′s Pride celebrations, there will be extra opportunities for some gay riding (and I mean “gay” in the happy sense… but take that pun as you’d like).

Saturday, July 19th, 2008

Behind the Bonds

The Guardian takes a look at a recent audit of the San Francisco City College’s spending of voter-approved bond money.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Matier & Ross

The twosome discusses a local Assemblywoman’s interest in energy conservation.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Matier and Ross

An ironic (and easy) punishment, a political palette, gubernatorial appointment follies, and more.

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Honoring Our Fallen Veterans

Families, elected officials, and war veterans gather to honor the memory of lost loved ones.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008