Scott Weiner

06 Oct 2021

Bill Signed to End Mandatory Minimum Jail Sentences for Non-Violent Drug Offenses in CA

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a bill authored by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, that ends mandatory minimum jail sentences for non-violent drug offenses. Wiener said Senate Bill 73 will help end mass incarceration and what he called the state’s war on drugs. “Our prisons and jails are

Bay City News 1
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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16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

BAS Editorial Team 2
17 Sep 2014

Go, Team, Go: Join David Campos’ PrEP Rally This Thursday!

Image from the San Francisco AIDS Foundation Okay, there won’t be a colour guard flag dancing to Total Eclipse of the Heart, nor will a bevvy of tight-sweatered cheerleaders rush in and form a pyramid while holding sparklers in their teeth.  And whereas you may not want to piant your

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0