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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Treasure Island Festivities Stiffed by Chris Daly

Posted By on Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 10:45 AM

click to enlarge Chris Daly voted for Gavin Newsom -- but won't join him today on Treasure Island
  • Chris Daly voted for Gavin Newsom -- but won't join him today on Treasure Island
Today there'll be speechifying and handshakes and saluting and, perhaps, even cake as Treasure Island is officially handed over by the Navy to the city of San Francisco.

There won't be Chris Daly, however. Treasure Island is part of Daly's District 6, but the supervisor wrote SF Weekly that he has no plans on attending today's festivities.


A staffer in Daly's office noted that "of course Chris was invited," and said a scheduling conflict prevented the supervisor from making today's date. When asked what Daly was doing instead, however, the staffer discovered that the day is open on Daly's calendar.

E-mails to Daly querying why he's skipping today's fairly momentous announcement received a terse response: "We're on Board recess."

True enough. The Supes next meet on Sept. 7. Presumably, Daly will be there.

click to enlarge Arrrrgh, Mendozer! Daly not be here!
  • Arrrrgh, Mendozer! Daly not be here!
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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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