Chris Daly has been catching a lot of flak for moving his family out to the boring 'burbs so his kids can go to sleep to the sound of crickets instead of the homeless filling their shopping cart with bottles. Another possible reason for the move? The chance ... More >>
Chris DalySince news broke last week that Supervisor Chris Daly's wife and two children had pulled up stakes and moved to suburban Fairfield, where Daly has purchased two houses, the District 6 supe's detractors have had plenty to talk about. There's no denying that the Daly family's suburban exo ... More >>
There are only three meetings left standing this week: By contrast, four meetings were supposed to happen, but canceled. Is it just me, or are city hall meetings increasingly resembling network programming? "Well, we would LIKE to have a City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee mee ... More >>
You say San Francisco Business Times readers would like to see Chris Daly leave? Thank you, Captain Obvious!In the most cynically skewed push poll since Pepsi unveiled the "America's Choice" cola taste test 22 years ago -- which was also, incidentally, the last time Bronson Pinchot could fill out ... More >>
Supervisor Chris DalyThose of us who don't fancy ourselves to be Che Guevara have had a lot of fun this past week attacking Chris Daly for being a hypocrite. Those of us who believe that someday we will lead the revolution have praised Daly by saying he remains ideologically pure. Both si ... More >>
Sorry, Chuck: No scoop for you! On Wednesday afternoon, Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius e-mailed Supervisor Chris Daly asking him about the Fairfield home he had purchased in April. The email contained the exact address of Daly's new house. (In other words: Busted!) Daly didn't respond t ... More >>
The chores ...The stores ... Fresh air ...Union Square!The news that firebrand Supervisor Chris Daly has bought a house in his wife's hometown of Fairfield and his family is currently residing there comes as something of a shock. But the notion of a successful thirty-something San Francisco family u ... More >>
Still a street fighter? The chattering classes are abuzz today with news that Supervisor Chris Daly, who has long portrayed himself as a dyed-in-the-wool urbanite for whom happiness is a treeless Tenderloin alley strewn with trash and needles,* has moved his wife and two children to a cozy cul- ... More >>
Once more, for old time's sake. Lost somewhere between the news of Sacramento's impending raid upon municipal revenue streams and President Obama's comfy jeans, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors yesterday passed the city's contentious, agonizing $6.6 billion budget. This wasn't done without Super ... More >>
Say what?Our most devoted readers may remember a post we did years ago regarding Chris Daly's bizarre facial hair and how the District 6 Supervisor needed to be installed atop the city's Weird Beard Committee, ASAP. We joked that the excitable Daly might storm out of a room when he found out he's no ... More >>
Imagine, if you will, that Supervisor Chris Daly is Police Chief Martin Brody. We'll let you figure out who, in this analogy, the toothy fellow behind him is. Examples of Chris Daly behaving boorishly in the Board of Supervisors' chambers and embarrassing even his friends are as myriad as instances ... More >>
There's no legal argument Dennis Herrera can make to convince us this car ain't a beaut...Yesterday we began answering the eternal question: If a tree fell in the forest and no one was there to hear it -- what kind of cars would your elected representatives ride in Sunday's Pride Parade? Our persona ... More >>
Supervisor Chris DalyYesterday, my colleague Benjamin Wachs said he wanted to give Chris Daly a hug due to the supervisor's long-overdue proposed charter amendment to confiscate one of the nastiest and most anti-democratic bullets in the mayor's bandolier. We won't go that far -- we think a hearty h ... 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 >>
It's not often that self-respecting members of the Fourth Estate are drawn into lovers' tiffs with public officials in plain view. But such exchanges have apparently become the norm at the San Francisco Bay Guardian, where publisher Bruce Brugmann and executive editor Tim Redmond chose this week to ... More >>
Will it be the House of Harmony or the House of Pain? The answer is: Yes. Progressive Supervisors banded together last week to elect a compromise-candidate Board President, which raises a crucial question: "Since when have progressives compromised on anything?" In a town that views compromise ... More >>
THIS is how you make fun of progressive supervisors! I have a message for the four new Supervisors: Hello. My name is Benjamin. And my job is to say much, much, funnier things about you than anybody did last night. Last night, of course, was the "Roasted Supes" party, which is a vaguely cle ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs There is one meeting happening this week. On Tuesday, at 10 a.m., the Rules Committee (which, at this point, is Chris Daly and Bevan Dufty) will be getting together to discuss proposed appointments to the Historical Preservation Commission and the Small Business Commission. T ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs San Francisco has managed to come out of the most hopeful election in US memory more divided than ever. It’s not because Prop 8 passed – everybody loses at some point in a Democracy. It’s because our search for someone to blame has now got us hating each other even more ... More >>
Some of the Class of 2000's stranger moments. (A lot of them involve Chris Daly.)
Somebody has to. Why not us?
A new power broker emerges after Daly smackdown.
Letters for Week of September 12-18, 2007
Even in a summer of discontent for San Francisco progressives, bad-boy supervisor Chris Daly remains unbowed
Lefty factions and a phony convention do not an effective political party make
Chris Daly made his rep getting arrested at a garage protest that somehow ended up creating a coffee kiosk
How our columnist was seduced into watching the World's Largest Female Bodybuilder beat up on Rob Black
Questionable political donations are flowing into the city's most controversial political race
When dealing with Chris Daly and his political objectives, it's best to leave reality behind
Week of Wednesday, September 14, 2005
As a favor to a columnizing colleague, Social Grace gives San Francisco's swearing-obsessed politicians some damn good advice on cleaning up their whiny fucking acts
A more polite, nuanced approach might prove more effective for Supervisor Chris Daly. Or not.
Why Matt Gonzalez should stick with his progressive roots, and ignore pressure to act "responsibly"