Dean Preston

06 Nov 2019

The Post-Election State of San Francisco

It’s the morning after Election Day and the hangover may not be as painful as is felt in presidential years, but the municipal stuff matters and sometimes come with hefty benefits and consequences for our day-to-day lives. Let’s take a look at how things shook out in some key races

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07 Oct 2019

Why You Should Support Dean Preston for District 5 Supervisor

Political junkies call electoral contests such as the one coming this November an off-year election.  The characteristics of such elections are: no big political office such as President or Governor, low voter turnout, and usually a more conservative electorate.  But interested BAS readers can turn San Francisco’s off-year election into

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23 Sep 2019

Why You Should Support Chesa Boudin, the Socialist Running for SF’s District Attorney

Political junkies call electoral contests such as the one coming this November an off-year election.  The characteristics of such elections are: no big political office such as President or Governor, low voter turnout, and usually a more conservative electorate.  But interested BAS readers can turn San Francisco’s off-year election into

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02 Nov 2017

New Measure Will Give Lawyers to Tenants Facing Eviction in San Francisco

“No Eviction Without Representation!” Advocates for tenants rights should rejoice, this new ballot measure for June 2018 would give all San Franciscans the right to legal representation when their landlord attempts to evict them.  Which means if you cannot afford an attorney to challenge the eviction, the city will provide

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04 Nov 2016

Why is Samuel L. Jackson Calling San Francisco voters?

You won’t believe who called me the other day, Samuel L. Jackson, yes, the famous Hollywood film actor.  Well, he didn’t exactly call me but the robo-call I received from him urging me to vote for the incumbent supervisor of District 5 may have been illegal: Most of us know

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