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Mayoral candidates promise more housing—and less planning department—at debate

At debate organized by YIMBY groups, Breed, Leno, and Alioto pitch housing and take aim at department heads Mayoral candidates London Breed (current president of the Board of Supervisors, former acting mayor), Angela Alioto (former supervisor),...Show More Summary

MARK LENO v. LONDON BREED: Who Wants to “SHAKE UP CITY HALL!” and Who Doesn’t? – Also, Who Can Afford Google Result Ads?

TweetFirst question first: Oh, OK. (Hey, is that the same shade of purp-ly royal blue? I can’t tell.) Moving on, to this: Wow, that prolly costs a lot of money to get the #1 hit on Google, right? But OTOH, a search for Mark Leno goes right where it should: Wonder who’s paying for London’s […]

Drug copies ready to take next bite out of Roche's cancer sales

LONDON (Reuters) - European oncologists will soon get their hands on cut-price copies of breast cancer drug Herceptin, turning the screws on maker Roche and giving another boost to a new breed of companies focused on so-called biosimilars.

San Francisco backs new law to intervene with severe homeless population

“This is a public health issue and needs to be treated as such” Board of Supervisors President London Breed and State Senator Scott Wiener held a joint press conference this morning promoting Wiener and Canoga Park Senator Henry Stern’s...Show More Summary

Horn: “The East End Has A Proud Boxing Heritage And I Intend Adding To It.”

last monthSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

Since Ted ‘Kid Lewis terrorised the World’s Welterweights almost a century ago, London’s East End has always been a fertile breeding ground for fighting men and Whitechapel-born Flyweight Harvey Horn appears to possess all the core ingredients to advance that legacy. Show More Summary

Breed raises a pile of money in race for SF mayor, but Leno still on top

Just 22 days after announcing her candidacy in the San Francisco mayor’s race, Board of Supervisors President London Breed has raised over $320,000 in campaign contributions, putting her within striking distance of Mark Leno, who leads...Show More Summary

Will Backlash Return London Breed to Room 200?

A Candidate for Change? After London Breed’s ouster as Acting Mayor, social and traditional media were busy creating a new narrative: namely, that voter backlash against Breed’s replacement by a “rich white man” could carry her to victory. But before Read More » The post Will Backlash Return London Breed to Room 200? appeared first on Beyond Chron.

SF’s Twisted Racial Politics

The same rich white men that steered the policies that have created the mess we are in today are the same people who are firmly behind the candidacy of London Breed. —-Supervisor Hillary Ronen The Board of Supervisors has spoken: Read More » The post SF’s Twisted Racial Politics appeared first on Beyond Chron.

San Francisco just appointed a new mayor to a heckling crowd, and everyone is arguing over who is the real puppet for the tech industry

Supervisor Mark Farrell has been voted in as San Francisco's interim mayor. He replaces acting mayor London Breed, who took over the role following Ed Lee's sudden death. San Francisco has a new interim mayor — and no one is sure whether...Show More Summary

City Hall considers modular housing factory in SF

Potential project would create new housing for the homeless On Tuesday, London Breed—in what turned out to be one of her final acts as the acting mayor—announced that the city will develop a plan to create a facility for the construction of prefabricated modular housing somewhere in San Francisco. The proposal is tentative right now. Show More Summary

Read Supervisor Ronen’s powerful, emotional speech at last night’s interim mayoral vote

“That’s how gross these people are—because they are gross” The Board of Supervisors voted 6-3 Tuesday night to remove London Breed, a woman of color who grew up in public housing, from the position of acting mayor and replace her with Mark Farrell, a wealthy white venture capitalist who went to prep school St. Show More Summary

‘Shame on you’: San Francisco activists enraged as progressives replace acting mayor London Breed with Mark Farrell

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

In a late night vote at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, a second interim mayor was selected after the untimely death of Mayor Ed Lee, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Interim mayor London Breed, a black female who ascended upon Lee’s death, was passed over for Supervisor Mark...

Breed wants to rename SF’s Portsmouth Square after Ed Lee

San Francisco acting Mayor London Breed wants to rename Portsmouth Square — one of the oldest and most significant historical sites in the city — after former Mayor Ed Lee, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack last month. Speaking...Show More Summary

Wenger expects Arsenal revival over Christmas

3 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Newcastle will breed the confidence they need to cope with a hectic Christmas schedule. After seeing his side end a three-match winless run thanks to Mesut Ozil’s spectacular...Show More Summary

FLASHBACK: Mayor London Breed Speaking in 2013 on Chinese and Chinese-Americans Getting Subsidized Housing in Frisco – Yowzer

TweetYeah, uh, here’s the highlight of District Five Supervisor London Breed’s stream-of consciousness interview with Andrew Dudley of Haighteration, mind you, this was back in 2013: “What everyone talks about, as a gimmick, is “affordable housing.” I served on the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency Commission. We build tons of units of affordable housing, only to watch as […]

SF to buy Haight McDonald’s for $15.5 million

Troubled burger joint to go Acting San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that the city intends to buy the troubled McDonald’s at Stanyan and Haight Street for a negotiated price of $15.5...Show More Summary

San Francisco Is Getting Its First Black Female Mayor

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

London Breed has taken on the role after Mayor Ed Lee's sudden death.

Ed Lee, San Francisco mayor, dead at 65

London Breed sworn in as acting mayor per city guidelines Mayor Ed Lee died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 65. Lee was noted for, among other things, being San Francisco’s first Asian American mayor. According...Show More Summary

‘Giants fever’ and a famous brother — recalling Mayor Lee’s cornball humor

Following his death Tuesday at age 65, Ed Lee was remembered in part for his jokes. Whether the jokes were funny was as clear as anything else in the world of politics. What Lee told, said Board of Supervisors President London BreedShow More Summary

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed, who steps in as acting mayor, confirmed Lee's death.        

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