Recent Comments

    Home » Archives by category » News » Columns » A San Francisco Kind of Democrat

    Farewell Eileen Hansen, Fighting Dems and City College Update

    Farewell Eileen Hansen, Fighting Dems  and City College Update

    Progressive San Francisco has been mourning the untimely death of Eileen Hansen on April 29. Her passing is a tremendous loss. AIDS activist and nonprofit leader, two-time Supervisor candidate, Ethics…

    Financial Uncertainty and Labor Unrest at City College, Fighting Democrats, and Soiree 2016 in Review

    Financial Uncertainty and Labor Unrest at City College, Fighting Democrats, and Soiree 2016 in Review

    City College Update On April 4, the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) released its report on City College’s revenues. FCMAT had prepared the report for the State Community…

    Super Bowl Hangover, A Truce in the Shuttle Wars, and Election Update

    Super Bowl Hangover, A Truce in the  Shuttle Wars, and Election Update

    Super Bowl Hangover Thank God Super Bowl 50 is over. The weeks-long occupation of our downtown and waterfront left a sour taste in lots of San Franciscans’ mouths. From the daily…

    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’…

    Page 1 of 41234