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With Sandra Lee Fewer filing for the District 1 Supervisor seat on January 14 and Hillary Ronen officially kicking off her campaign for the District 9 Supervisor seat on the…

Kimberly Alvarenga Files, City College Strike

Kimberly Alvarenga Files, City College Strike

Win Kimberly Win! The only regret I have about my recent vacation in Thailand and Cambodia is that I missed my friend Kimberly Alvarenga filing for District 11 Supervisor on…

A Progressive Win, A Rough Night for the Mayor, Housing Solutions and More Bad News for the ACCJC

A Progressive Win, A Rough Night for the Mayor, Housing Solutions and More Bad News for the ACCJC

Aaron won! It’s been nearly a month, but San Francisco progressives are still basking in the afterglow of one of the great local lefty upsets of recent times. Appointed Supervisor…

Jane Kim Is In, Chancellor Lamb Is Honored, and City College’s Rough Road Ahead

Jane Kim Is In, Chancellor Lamb Is Honored,  and City College’s Rough Road Ahead

The State Senate Race Gets Interesting Next year’s election to succeed termed-out State Senator Mark Leno has gotten a little more exciting, with Supervisor Jane Kim’s recent announcement that she…

Election on My Mind

Election on My Mind

Win Aaron Win Of all the contests on this November’s ballot, there are none that I care about more than the District 3 Supervisor race. It is not just that…

Democratic Party Blues and City College Turns a Corner

Democratic Party Blues and  City College Turns a Corner

On August 12, the members of San Francisco’s Democratic County Central Committee met to vote on the Party’s endorsements for this November’s ballot. It was a grim night for the…

The Housing Blame Game, and Democracy (Mostly) Restored at City College

The Housing Blame Game, and Democracy (Mostly) Restored at City College

If there was any question that housing unaffordability is the pressing issue of the moment, this November’s ballot, which by my count will have five housing measures for the voters’…

What Now for the Gays? Reflections on the State of Our LGBT Movement in the Wake of Obergefell

What Now for the Gays? Reflections  on the State of Our LGBT Movement  in the Wake of Obergefell

The Supremes have done it again. Another Pride season has come and gone, and with it, another momentous Anthony Kennedy opinion affirming the shared humanity of gays and lesbians. Not…

Harvey Milk Club Leads the Way, the Mission Rises Up, and New Leadership at City College

Harvey Milk Club Leads the Way, the Mission Rises Up, and New Leadership at City College

Happy Birthday, Harvey Milk The Harvey Milk Club gave our community a great present for what would have been Milk’s 85th birthday on May 22. The Club took over the…

In Memory of Sam

In Memory of Sam

Regular readers of this column may recall that back in September I wrote about a college friend of mine who had lost his mind and ended up living on the…

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