Craig Weber

  • News

    August 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Jeff Adachi Is Running for Mayor

    Joe EskenaziThe pension candidate? ​In a last-minute maneuver, public defender and pension crusader Jeff Adachi has filled out the paperwork to run for mayor. Adachi -- both a lawyer and a politician -- has, since 2010, answered our queries of whether he'd run for mayor in the following way: "I ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Dennis Herrera Called Out Over Pension Reform Ethics

    Deciphering what's legally dumb​Public Defender Jeff Adachi's crusade continues ... but now he's turning his sights on City Attorney Dennis Herrera, claiming he is using his role as the city's chief lawyer to influence pension reform. Adachi's SF Pension Reform group, fired off a letter to Herrera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Pension Tension: New Contribution Rate Will Be $433 Million a Year

    ​Remember all that hard stuff Mayor Ed Lee has to do? Deal with unraveling labor agreements, balance a creaking budget, and scrub hair gel stains off of low-hanging lighting fixtures and the tops of chairs? Well, he'll have to do it with upwards of $26 million less than he thought he would. On Tue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Warren Hellman Leaves Prop. B Campaign -- Shocks Prop. B Backers

    Joyce GoldschmidWarren Hellman has moved on to Plan B...​No obligation for campaign to return Hellman's $50KThe No on Proposition B camp -- the union-backed assault on the measure that would mandate workers up their pension and health care contributions -- released a shocker today. An e-mail hit S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Key Portion of 'SF Smart Reform' Prop. B Struck Down by Judge

    With today's cut, Prop. B just become shorter and easier to read. Will it become easier to evade, too?​A judge today struck down a portion of Proposition B -- "SF Smart Reform" -- that the measure's author, public defender Jeff Adachi, had claimed was critical for actually ensuring the legislation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Jeff Adachi Lawyers Up

    Joe EskenaziJeff Adachi insists his back isn't to the wall​As public defender, Jeff Adachi has provided legal services for countless defendants. But now that he's a defendant, he finds himself in the unfamiliar position of having to phone a lawyer. Five city unions this week sued Adachi in an atte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Unions Sue Jeff Adachi, City to Keep Pension Reform Off Ballot

    The union-led brawl over pension reform has, inevitably, found its way to a courtroom​Members of five city unions took the next step in labor's all-out battle against Public Defender Jeff Adachi's pension reform measure, suing Adachi and the city's election director in an effort to keep Propositio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    The Loathsome Campaign Against Pension Reform

    An offer he can't refuse? ​When Jeff Adachi enraged every last vestigial limb of the San Francisco political body by pushing his "Smart Reform" pension measure onto the ballot, your humble narrator made a prediction. Labor, acting through beholden politicians and complicit partners in the media, w ... More >>

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