"Colleagues, the mayor's veto is overturned."
So said Board President David Chiu, as the Board of Supervisors overturned Mayor Gavin Newsom's February 6 veto of legislation that former Board President Aaron Peskin introduced as his going away gift to San Francisco voters--a gift that involved declaring a fiscal emergency so that a June 2 special election would be possible.
Overturning Newsom's veto allows the Board to keep this June 2 special election on the table. And they still have until March 3 before they need to decide whether to pull the plug on that plan. Read more »
"Great Relief, Happiness...It's like a disease was cured."
So writes Gilda K. of New York on Obama's great big cyber Hope Wall. where you can add your own messages and pix, too.
Or as they put it, over at the Hope Wall, Yes we can, Yes we will.
Obama tees are our overalll favorite, but John Avalos tees are a hit, locally.
The number one fashion hit, nationwide, was the ubiquitously beautiful Obama T-shirt. Ask anyone who wore an Obama tee on his election night, they'll recall how they were greeted with high-fives and whoops of joy as the news spread that Obama had done it, just like we always hoped and prayed he would.
Reports filed with the city's campaign finance database show that six big downtown outfits the San Francisco Apartment Association, the Building Owners and Managers Association, Plan C, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, the Committee on Jobs, and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. Read more »