Cesar Ascarrunz

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Cesar Ascarrunz, Failed Mayoral Candidate, Fights for Mission's Only Legit Hot Dog Cart

    ​Cesar Ascarrunz is the Don Quixote of mayoral candidates -- dreaming the impossible dream, valiantly stabbing at City Hall like a windmill again and again, with no chance of success. Much to the chagrin of a Mission cardboard collector who posted Ascarrunz's campaign poster on his beat-up truck, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Cesar Ascarrunz Would Have Spiced Up Mayoral Candidate Forum

    Hmmmm. How could we make the mayor's race a little spicier!​Cesar Ascarrunz, the legendary nightclub impresario and current mayoral candidate, blasted the University of San Francisco for excluding him from a recent candidate forum."They're afraid, because they know I'm going to win the election," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    City Attorney Dennis Herrera to S.F. Employees: No Campaigning on City Time

    Whatever you do, don't say "I gave at the office..."​Dennis Herrera, who not long ago announced plans to move his operations down the hall from the city attorney's office to that of San Francisco mayor, has issued a warning to city workers feeling particularly enthusiastic about his or anyone else ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    NightClub Impresario and Serial Candidate Cesar Ascarrunz to Run for Mayor -- Yes, Again!

    Is San Francisco ready?​Cesar Ascarrunz' Cesar's Latin Palace was a top fixture of 1990s San Francisco night life. His 1999 New Years' Eve bash at Bill Graham auditorium headlined by Los Van Van is still remembered as the greatest concert in San Francisco history. But Ascarrunz is most fondly reme ... More >>

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Sporting News

    The wonderful world of sport, packaged to appeal to a city of blasé cafe intellectuals

  • Music

    April 26, 2000

    Irony on the High Seas

    Can Cesar Ascarrunz and Los Van Van, swimming in contradictions, turn the Cuban ideological ferment into the dance of the century?

  • News

    November 24, 1999

    Dog Bites

    Who Needs to Think When Your Feet Just Go?

  • News

    October 13, 1999

    When Cesar Reigned

    An aging journalist remembers 1999, when an election became a revolution, and the city changed forever

  • News

    September 22, 1999

    Dog Bites

    The Ken Garcia Golden Handshake Countdown!

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