Romy Varghese, Bloomberg Published 8:59 am, Thursday, June 7, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Paul Morris. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Traffic crosses over the Golden Gate Bridge as seen from San Francisco. Traffic crosses over the Golden Gate Bridge as seen from San Francisco. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Paul Morris. San Francisco waits for mayor with two candidates deadlocked 1 / 1 Back to Gallery San Franciscans have had more than their share of City Hall drama. The city's mayor died suddenly of a heart attack in December. His temporary replacement was pushed out. Now, the vote for a permanent leader is so close that its results may not be known for days. Mark Leno, a former state senator, and London Breed, president of the board of supervisors, are neck and neck after Tuesday's election. … [Read more...] about San Francisco waits for mayor with two candidates deadlocked
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POLITICS 06/13/2018 04:10 pm ET Updated 1 hour ago The special election follows last year's unexpected death of Mayor Ed Lee. By Lydia O'Connor SAN FRANCISCO ― London Breed is set to be the next mayor of San Francisco after fellow frontrunner Mark Leno announced his concession Wednesday, marking a milestone in the diverse city’s political history. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Leno announced he had called Breed to congratulate her. “Her success is San Francisco’s success,” he said. As of Tuesday, Breed had a 1,861-vote lead over Leno, with just over 9,000 votes left to be counted, according to the city’s Department of Elections. This likely marks the end of the road for the other leading candidates, Jane Kim and Angela Alioto, who also vied to finish the late Mayor Ed Lee’s term that runs through 2020. Though San Franciscans voted to elect his replacement more than a week ago, the use of an unusual … [Read more...] about London Breed Likely The Next Mayor Of San Francisco
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POLITICS 10/12/2018 09:15 pm ET And tech CEOs from Twitter and Salesforce are arguing about it on social media. By Lydia O'Connor The CEOs of two major tech companies in San Francisco ― Marc Benioff of Salesforce and Jack Dorsey of Twitter ― began squabbling Friday over one of the city’s most pressing issues: What should the city do to address its growing homeless problem? Their back-and-forth centered on Proposition C, a city ballot measure that would tax the city’s wealthiest businesses to fund the city’s underperforming homelessness services such as permanent housing, mental health programs and shelter beds. Here’s what you need to know about the contentious proposal. How much money are we talking about? Prop C would tax businesses at between 0.175 and 0.69 percent of their gross annual receipts to fund homelessness initiatives if the businesses receive over $50 million in gross annual receipts. About 300 to 400 … [Read more...] about San Francisco Voters To Decide Whether To Tax Tech Giants To Fight Homelessness
Share Tweet Email Society Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=5259351" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> "It's offensive, it's hurtful, it's disrespectful," said Mayor London Breed, who is disgusted by a political mailer, which equates a state housing bill with "negro removal" -- a reference to a painful time in San Francisco history. Share: Share Tweet Email KGO By Kate Larsen SAN FRANCSICO (KGO) -- A political mailer that many people received this week and saw on TV and online is being called racist propaganda. "It's offensive, it's hurtful, it's disrespectful," said Mayor London Breed, who is disgusted by the political mailer, which equates a state housing bill with "negro removal"-- a reference to a painful time in San Francisco history. "I lived through it and it happened and we are still … [Read more...] about ‘Racist, offensive, propaganda’: San Francisco leaders react to political mailer