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Mayor Ed Lee Bans City-Funded Travel To Mississippi After Anti-LGBT Bill Signed By Governor

"San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned hate and bigotry against any person or group." [ more › ]

Washington, Vermont Governors Join Others Banning Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin have banned official state travel to North Carolina over its anti-LGBT law joining New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and the… Read The post Washington, Vermont Governors Join Others Banning Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on Towleroad.

Mayors of NYC, San Francisco, and Seattle Ban Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

  New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray are banning city officials from travel to North Carolina over the recently-passed HB2, which not only overturned Charlotte’s LGBT ordinance, but banned… Read The post Mayors of NYC, San Francisco, and Seattle Ban Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on Towleroad.

San Francisco Makes A Major Statement Against North Carolina's Hateful New Law

last monthNews : Huffington Post

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (D) is barring public funding for city employees’ travel to North Carolina in protest of the state’s new law prohibiting localities from passing legislation to protect LGBT rights. “We are standing united as...Show More Summary

This is What It’s Like to Operate a Bike in Mayor Ed Lee’s San Francisco

TweetIt’s exactly like this: But Ed Lee has a plan for the West Coast Capital of Bike Theft. Here it is, going to Brasil to lecture about how to lose billions on the Olympics? Well, maybe not, but Flying South To Rio must be more fun than doing the job six people appointed this longtime […]

Ed Lee Isn't A Bernie Bro, Rallies for Hillary In Seattle

Bay Area Bernie bros turned even saltier after San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee stumped for Clinton on Saturday. [ more › ]

San Francisco Tech Bro Sick Of Stepping Over Untouchables On Way To And From Mansion

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

In an open letter to Ed Lee, the mayor of San Francisco, and Greg Suhr, the city’s police chief, one techbro has put his finger on the true scourge afflicting Frisco (they hate it when you call it that, which is why we will continue to do so): that sometimes he has to look at

SF Entrepreneur Gets Slammed for His Open Letter on City’s Homeless ‘Riff Raff’

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

San Francisco’s great gentrification and tech industry war is in the midst of its most recent eruption, spurred by an angry open letter an entrepreneur wrote to Mayor Ed Lee and Police Chief Greg Suhr. Sure, it might read like merely...Show More Summary

Tech Exec "Outraged" At Having To See "Homeless Riff-Raff", Warns Of Revolution

In an open letter to San Francisco's mayor Ed Lee, tech entrepreneur Justin Keller said he is "outraged" that wealthy workers have to see people in pain and despair. As The Guardian reports, The latest cultural altercation between San...Show More Summary

San Francisco ‘Tech Bro’ Complains to Mayor That He Has to See Poor People in Despair

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

amanda kelso / CC BY-ND 2.0 Tech entrepreneur Justin Keller stoked San Francisco’s growing reputation for insensitivity to the misery of the impoverished by telling Mayor Ed Lee in an open letter that he is “outraged” that wealthy workers,...Show More Summary

How Super Bowl 50 Became Ground Zero For The Fight Over Homelessness

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Hundreds of San Francisco residents swarmed streets on Wednesday night to protest the city’s treatment of homeless residents around its hosting of Super Bowl 50 celebrations. The protests were an outgrowth of Mayor Ed Lee’s August proclamation...Show More Summary

Here's How Cities Should Treat Homeless People During The Super Bowl

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In August, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said homeless people would " have to leave the street " during Super Bowl 50, and promised to provide alternative shelter. But as those people are moved out of busy tourist areas, advocates for the...Show More Summary

Justice Department To Review San Francisco Police Department

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The decision comes two months after officers fatally shot Mario Woods, a 26-year-old black man. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee asked for a federal probe into the shooting, which was captured on video.

Comments re: “Statement from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition on Mayor Ed Lee’s Veto of SF’s Bike Yield Law”

TweetJust posted. “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition on Mayor Ed Lee’s Veto of SF’s Bike Yield Law Jan. 20, 2016 – Mayor Ed Lee’s veto of SF’s Bike Yield Law makes San Francisco the first U.S. city to take a major step away from its promise to eliminate traffic deaths and […]

SF Election Proposal Hurts Tenants

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos recently announced a proposed charter amendment that would remove the mayor’s power to appoint supervisors. It’s a very bad idea. While it’s no surprise that Avalos wants to weaken Mayor Ed Lee’s power, this proposal Read More » The post SF Election Proposal Hurts Tenants appeared first on Beyond Chron.

Unprecedented Density: Unpopular Mayor Ed Lee’s Under-the-Freeway Tent City – One After Another, Block After Block

TweetI’ve never seen it like this, during our Winter of ’15, not in all my years… I remember Camp Agnos in Civic Center and of course we had Occupy SF back in aught-eleven, but I’ve never seen the streets of San Francisco like this, like this part of Ed Lee‘s Tent City, with one tent […]

Officials Say: Brace Yourselves for a Wild El Niño Ride

This morning San Francisco city leaders held a press conference to detail their El Niño game plan. Judging by recent warnings from federal officials, it's a timely move. According to various news outlets, Mayor Ed Lee and other city...

Mayor Lee’s Second Term Agenda

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee begins a second term after a 2015 campaign season in which the mayor’s promotion of Julie Christensen in District 3 and the ongoing housing crisis subjected him to more criticism than ever before. The mayor Read More » The post Mayor Lee’s Second Term Agenda appeared first on Beyond Chron.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's easy reelection comes with complications

Tuesday was a good night for San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. But behind his clear reelection triumph was a message from voters: The city's affordability crisis matters beyond all else. And due to a surprising result in the only supervisorial district that was up for grabs, Lee is now likely to meet...

The San Francisco Sheriff Who Defended the Sanctuary City Policy to the Hilt After Kathy Steinle's Murder Has Lost His Re-Election Bid

Oh, no. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, 54, was defeated by Vicki Hennessy, a former sheriff's official who had the endorsement of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the sheriff deputies association. As of early Wednesday morning, Hennessy had received 62 percent...

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