San Francisco Board of Supervisors

19 Aug 2020

SF Board of Supervisors Intends to Create an Advisory Committee on Reparations

GUEST POST BY WESLEY WELLS We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Full minutes available right here. Video and transcript available right

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14 Aug 2020

The Eternal NIMBY vs YIMBY Battle Was on Full Display at the SF BoS Meeting

GUEST POST BY WESLEY WELLS We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020. Full minutes available right here. Video and transcript available right here.

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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29 Jul 2020

Details From This Week’s Board of Supervisors Meeting

Guest post by Wesley Wells We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The full agenda can be accessed on the BoS website.

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22 Jul 2020

All the Things You Missed at the Board of Supervisors Meeting

We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to!

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08 Jul 2020

CAREN Act Aims to Make Fraudulent, Racially-Motivated 911 Calls Illegal

“Permit Patty” and “BBQ Becky” are monikers we use to make light of disturbing incidents where police were called on people of color while doing normal things. But when the jokes fade, the reality still exists for communities targeted by their own neighbors for simply “being” while black or brown.

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12 Jun 2020

Hundreds of Tenderloin Homeless Folks Finally to Be Moved to Hotels

A couple weeks ago we reported that UC Hastings, the law school in the Tenderloin, sued the City of San Francisco demanding that the City clear the Tenderloin of its ‘homelessness encampments’ and ‘open-air drug sales’. In response a group of students at Hastings published an open letter to the dean

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26 Feb 2020

San Francisco Eyes Additional Vehicle Triage Center Sites

By Jerold Chinn While it’s still too soon to report results for San Francisco’s first safe parking program for vehicle dwellers, officials have already begun eyeing additional sites to establish another vehicle triage center. The City’s Real Estate Division Director Andrico Penick told the Board of Supervisors Land Use and

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19 Dec 2019

San Francisco Gave Me a Certificate of Honor!

A couple days ago Supervisor Matt Haney presented me with a Certificate of Honor on behalf of the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco. It was to celebrate BAS publishing more than 10,000 articles over the past 10 years! If you wanna make sure BAS is

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