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News, The Snitch Warren Hellman "Stunned and Thrilled" City Named Meadow After Him

Warren Hellman "Stunned and Thrilled" City Named Meadow After Him

The wheels of government tend to turn slowly. So the rapidity with which the notion of renaming Golden Gate Park's Speedway Meadow after Warren Hellman became a reality -- two weeks from conception to Board of Supervisors-approved, effective-immediately ordinance --…
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News, The Snitch Can Scott Wiener Ride 'Fix Muni Now' Bus to Victory?

Can Scott Wiener Ride 'Fix Muni Now' Bus to Victory?

District 8 supervisor candidate Scott Wiener has announced that not only is he a big supporter of the "Fix Muni Now" measure -- he's its new roommate. The moderate candidate and Supervisor Sean Elsbernd's campaign to force Muni drivers into…
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News, The Snitch Baseball in Candlestick Park? Millions of Reasons to Say No.

Baseball in Candlestick Park? Millions of Reasons to Say No.

Not long ago, Supervisor Sean Elsbernd had an idea that was either wonderful or terrible or wonderful because it was so terrible. Since 2010 is the 50th anniversary of the first Giants game at Candlestick Park, why not have a…
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News, The Snitch Can Anything Stop 'Fix Muni Now'?

Can Anything Stop 'Fix Muni Now'?

Supervisor Sean Elsbernd yesterday turned in his trove of signatures for the "Fix Muni Now" petition, which will almost certainly qualify the transit reform measure for the ballot. And once it's on the ballot, it's hard to foresee a scenario…
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News, The Snitch Gavin Newsom Attempting to Grab Reins of 'Fix Muni Now' Bandwagon

Gavin Newsom Attempting to Grab Reins of 'Fix Muni Now' Bandwagon

Any adult who has ever suffered through Teletubbies or Blues Clues quickly discerns this about the toddler set: They thrive on repetition. Say what you will about San Francisco politics, but it's much the same. Once again, Mayor Gavin Newsom…
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News, The Snitch Is a Round of Golf at S.F.'s Harding Park Really Worth $170?

Is a Round of Golf at S.F.'s Harding Park Really Worth $170?

Harding Park, the high-caliber municipal golf course that spreads along the shore of Lake Merced and hosted the 2009 President's Cup, is a hell of a nice place to play golf. But is it really $170 worth of nice?It's a…
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News, The Snitch Supes Spurn Appeal; Muni Service Cuts Coming in May

Supes Spurn Appeal; Muni Service Cuts Coming in May

A transit activist claiming that Muni and the planning department violated state laws by approving service cuts without an environmental review was given the "nice argument, but you lose" treatment moments ago by the Board of Supervisors. As a result,…
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News, The Snitch Expect Muni-Related Drama at Today's Supes Meeting

Expect Muni-Related Drama at Today's Supes Meeting

The Board of Supervisors today will weigh in on a highly technical matter -- but one that affects hundreds of thousands of people, and draws hundreds of enraged commentators at city meetings. Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, for one, is expecting there'll…
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News, The Snitch Rejoice, Voters: You'll Have Pension Reform on the Ballot Come June

Rejoice, Voters: You'll Have Pension Reform on the Ballot Come June

Is pension reform sexy? No, it is not. But imagine saving $450 million dollars and ... who needs sexy? Supervisor Sean Elsberd's proposed pension reform Charter Amendment suffered its final legislative slings and arrows Tuesday, passing in watered-down form through…
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News, The Snitch Think Tank's 28 Ideas to Save Muni Millions -- Without Fare Hikes or Service Cuts

Think Tank's 28 Ideas to Save Muni Millions -- Without Fare Hikes or Service Cuts

Unlike March Against Muni, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research didn't take the streets or wield any bullhorns. Instead, they offered actual solutions to Muni's myriad problems. On Friday, the moderate think tank quietly wrote an open letter to Muni…
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News, The Snitch D'oh! Labor-Backed Pension 'Reform' Would Cost City Millions More Than Earlier Estimate.

D'oh! Labor-Backed Pension 'Reform' Would Cost City Millions More Than Earlier Estimate.

On Wednesday, we reported how a pension reform bill intending to save the city money was affixed with a union-crafted amendment that would actually cost San Francisco more than $13 million annually.The notion of pension reform actually costing the city…
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News, The Snitch Elsbernd Vows to Push Charter Amendment Assailing Muni Drivers' Pay

Elsbernd Vows to Push Charter Amendment Assailing Muni Drivers' Pay

Following Muni drivers' hearty rejection yesterday of union concessions that would have saved the city some $15 million, Supervisor Sean Elsbernd -- the union's bête noire -- vowed to SF Weekly in no uncertain terms that he will be initiating…
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News, The Snitch Controller: Labor-Backed Pension 'Reform' Would Cost City $13.2M Per Year

Controller: Labor-Backed Pension 'Reform' Would Cost City $13.2M Per Year

We've reported a bit on Supervisor Sean Elsbernd's attempts to save the city a modest bundle via pension reform, and the SEIU's attempts to amend the plan via Supervisor Eric Mar. While Mar claimed his amendments wouldn't cost the city…
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News, The Snitch Controller Confirms Amendment to Pension 'Reform' Plan Would *Cost* City Millions

Controller Confirms Amendment to Pension 'Reform' Plan Would *Cost* City Millions

We've written a bit about Supervisor Sean Elsbernd's proposed Charter Amendment, which would save the city a modest bundle by altering San Francisco's pension system. We couldn't help but notice, however, that an amendment Supervisor Eric Mar last week attempted…
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News, The Snitch What Joys Will Gavin Newsom Next Bestow Upon His 'Friends'?

What Joys Will Gavin Newsom Next Bestow Upon His 'Friends'?

The other day we noted that Mayor Gavin Newsom does not appear to have any Facebook friends. Only "fans." According to grumblings we've heard emanating from City Hall, however, he may be running short of both in the real world.…
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