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  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Activists Gang Up on Mayor Ed Lee at City Hall

    Today, protesters came at Mayor Ed Lee from all sides -- literally. On the Van Ness side of City Hall, a mix of Bay Area residents, politicos, and average Joes, gathered to oppose the mayor's controversial Stop & Frisk idea. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Hall, residents rallied against Lee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Building Unions Give Leland Yee Boost in Mayoral Race

    Building a voting base‚ÄčState Senator Leland Yee got an early and powerful leg up in the San Francisco mayoral race last night when one of the city's largest coalition of unions voted "overwhelmingly" to endorse him in the 2012 mayoral race.It was the first major endorsement in the race -- and with ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2010

    Standing Up with the Aboriginal Blackmen United

    The rabble-rousers of the ABU have helped to achieve local hiring goals.

  • News

    February 17, 2010

    Stimulating Debate

    S.F.'s employment rate is relatively good, but city leaders can still create more jobs. Here's how.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Building & Trades Unions Say City Hall Protest Isn't Political Show -- It's All About Jobs, Jobs, JOBS!

    Joe EskenaziMike Theriault, head of the Building & Construction Trades Council, wants jobs. When does he want them? Now.A crowd of 300 to 400 soggy, hardhat-and-overalls-wearing union men and women -- many of whom, sadly, had no other engagements at noon on a working day -- stood at City Hall Pl ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2007

    Let the Gaming Begin

    Has a labor boss in trouble with the feds joined a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Harbor Resort with Indian gambling?

  • News

    January 10, 2007

    A Union Made in Political Heaven

    A labor boss in trouble with the feds joins a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Resort with Indian gaming

  • News

    August 4, 2004

    Progressive Failure

    Why San Francisco supervisors who call themselves progressives should get the boot in November

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