David Pilpel

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Ross Mirkarimi Gets Timeline for Pending Hearing -- But Not Answers

    A proceeding held before the Ethics Commission today addressed the format of the forthcoming rigmarole to determine the fate of Sheriff-In-Limbo Ross Mirkarimi. If you were a fan of lengthy, procedural discussions broken by lengthy, embittered public comment -- and sealed by setting dates into the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Coming Saturday: Muni Service Cuts

    Well, this ain't happening here...​You don't have to wait long to wait long. Starting tomorrow, May 8, Muni will initiate 10 percent service cuts in a cost-cutting measure. The agency stands to save around $4.8 million for the rest of fiscal 2010 (which ends on July 1) and $28.4 million in fiscal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Expect Muni-Related Drama at Today's Supes Meeting

    Bryan DemplerWe predict service cuts will miss their train...​The Board of Supervisors today will weigh in on a highly technical matter -- but one that affects hundreds of thousands of people, and draws hundreds of enraged commentators at city meetings. Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, for one, is expect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Your Rundown on the Week in S.F. Government

    Plastic bags have unintended consequences​San Francisco public officials love -- and we mean really, really love -- to dabble in bold social experiments. Whether they're trying out a novel scheme for government-controlled electricity service, legally enshrining the right of cats to keep their nail ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Geez, Someone Didn't Get His Nap; New Design Gets Two Thumbs Up; Pouring Fuel on the Fire; Girls in the System

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