How is Mayor Gavin Newsom going to maneuver his way through the controversial Beijing Olympic Torch relay in San Francisco on Wednesday?
Before he read the political writing on the wall, (or listened to the protesters that gathered beneath his window at City Hall each day to chant “Mayor Newsom don’t accept China’s Bloody Torch,) Newsom tried to get Sup. Carmen Chu, his most recent appointee on the Board, to squash Sup. Read more »
Mayor Gavin Newsom wants to be known as the Green Mayor. But he could go down in history as the mayor who secretly diverted public money from large municipally owned solar installations to subsidize privately owned solar panels.
Since January, Newsom has tried to kick start two questionably financed solar programs.
The first plan involved raiding $50 million from a seismic safety loan fund. Read more »
Readers may recall that following the attack, the City accused the Dhaliwal brothers, who saw Tatiana fatally maul their friend Carlos Souza Jr, of taunting the tiger, lying to the authorities and being under the influence.