mayor ed lee

12 Dec 2017

RIP Mayor Ed Lee, My Sometimes Nemesis

When the alarm went off this morning I looked at my phone and saw I had eight texts, all from a variety of unconnected people. Considering my birthday is in four days, my first thought in that foggy, not quite awake state was “is it my birthday?” I looked at

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12 Dec 2017

Mayor Ed Lee Died Last Night at SF General Hospital

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was pronounced dead last night at 1:11 am at SF General Hospital, he was 65 years old.  Former Mayor Willie Brown told CBS 5 that the cause of death was a heart attack and that Lee suffered the attack while he was grocery shopping in his

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23 Aug 2017

What to Expect at The Alt-Right Rally on Crissy Field

The police presence, the alt-right group putting it on, and all the counter-protests planned

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12 Oct 2016

Tech Billionaire Ron Conway Getting “Every Tech Employer” to Send Workers His Voter Guide

Evil Tech Billionaire Ron Conway is once again trying to steal San Francisco. It’s like a comic book, except Bat Kid isn’t around to save us. Yesterday Joe Eskenazi tweeted this email from Ron Conway in which Conway tries to use his weight to get every tech employer to vote

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12 Oct 2016

The Recall Ed Lee Campaign Has Officially Begun

Editor’s note: The Department of Elections just finally released the Official Petition to Recall Ed Lee after 5 separate tries. The recall attempt is now beginning in earnest. They need to get 60,000 signatures in the next 160 days. San Francisco: the bright and shining beacon of hope, weirdness, and refuge for so

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26 May 2016

The Effort to Recall Mayor Ed Lee Has Begun

Guest Post by David Carlos Salaverry THE WHY Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition and SF Green Party members have launched a Recall Lee Now petition.  We’re hoping all activists, progressive organizations, pissed off San Franciscan voters and all others uneasy with the direction the City has been going in will

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19 May 2016

Police Kill Unarmed Woman; Suhr Resigns

Homicidal Police. False Reports. Racist Texts. Hunger Strikes. Protest Marches. Supervisor Dissent. None were enough to convince Mayor Ed Lee that the San Francisco Police Department has a problem. But shit adds up. The lies, the murders, the marches, and the screaming – they add up. And today, when police

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06 May 2016

What will it take to Recall Mayor Lee?

Guest Post by Amy Farah Weiss Recall Fever on Social Media Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez’s latest Examiner column provided the first media mention of burgeoning efforts to place a recall vote of Mayor Lee on the upcoming November 2016 ballot. When “Rise of the Recall” was posted on the Vote 1-2-3 Facebook

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