Critics and supporters alike of Chris Daly can smile and state the former supe now works for Big Labor -- officially. An article in the Guardian feted Daly's recent appointment as the SEIU Local 1021 interim political director as a modern-day return from Elba. Not surprisingly Daly's new gig was ... More >>
No JokeAside from his fleeting visibility in the media during his push to legalize marijuana with Proposition 19, Oaksterdam University's Richard Lee is a loner. Lee is known for keeping a low profile -- both in Oakland and with the media -- so much so that he was described as a ... More >>
August LongoAugust Longo was a man who presents challenges for an obituary writer. The wheelchair-bound 65-year-old died of undisclosed causes on or around April 6 according to his Facebook page. A straight accounting of his past, obituary style, would be to note that he was San Francisco's regio ... More >>
She just became the city's first transgender department head, but Theresa Sparks is already setting her sights on becoming the city's first transgender supervisor.
It's Longo -- in a knockoutIn what was likely the most contentious race for a volunteer Democratic party regional director position since a tiff between the Lancastrians and Yorkists touched off the War of the Roses, incumbent August Longo on Saturday fended off Chris Daly via a one-sided 77-28 vote ... More >>
FacebookAugust Longo believes his criminal past will not influence the coming race for Democratic Party regional directorWhen Supervisor Chris Daly tossed his hat into the ring for the low-profile position of Democratic Party Regional Director earlier this week, much of the ensuing media coverage fo ... More >>