Enrique Pearce

  • News

    October 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Meet the Brains (and Checkbooks) Behind That Bizarre Ed Lee Hagiography

    ​The Kentucky Derby of political-action committees backing Ed Lee's run for mayor has a new horse in the race: The SF Neighbor Alliance for Ed Lee for Mayor 2011. Founded in mid-September, the committee has somehow already spent more than $100,000 - almost 20 percent of the amount spent by the act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Ed Lee's Booky Wook Not on Art Agnos' List

    Things can always get more bizarre. Did we mention this is also a cookbook?​An "instabook" penned by political consultant Enrique Pearce titled The Ed Lee Story: An Unexpected Mayor is now the tome to tote onto Muni (until Michael Chabon craps out another novel). Knocking out 50,000 copies of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Ed Lee's Mustache: How Much Did it Cost?

    What could Rose Pak possibly do with 20,000 mustaches?​Perhaps one of the most memorable moments of the Run, Ed, Run campaign was back in June when Chinatown power broker Rose Pak ran out and purchased 20,000 stick-on mustaches, like the one Ed Lee wears, to pass out at the Giants game where the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Run, Ed, Run Campaign Is Being Financed by Nine Donors

    Nine people are running Run, Ed, Run​Recently, Chinatown guru Rose Pak told SF Weekly reporter Caroline Chen that a lot of the money being kicked in to the Run, Ed, Run campaign was coming from many people within the Chinese community -- in small amounts. But campaign finance records released yest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    LA Times Just Now Figures Out That Ed Lee Isn't Running for S.F. Mayor

    Los Angeles Times takes the new out of news​For as prestigious a paper as the Los Angeles Times is, we have to wonder how the reporting staff missed the news that Mayor Ed Lee says he isn't running for San Francisco mayor. Admittedly, we don't follow every story in the Los Angeles area, but if we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    "Let Ed Be" Facebook Page Created Asking You to Leave the Mayor Alone

    Not as clever as the Beatles, but you get the point ​Just today, the Run, Ed, Run Web site went live as part of the far-fetched effort to get Mayor Ed Lee to run for the city's chief executive position in November. But just the same, there is also a lighter effort taking shape, one that calls on e ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Jane Kim Stumps for Votes at Illegal Bicycle Parade

    Electioneering on wheels ​San Franciscans have recently been reminded that it's not exactly normal, nationwide, to smoke weed at will during public sporting exhibitions. Perhaps that makes us better than other locales, perhaps worse -- definitely different. On that note, it's not exactly normal, n ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2010

    The Identity Card

    Voting by race has made the city's political representation more Asian. It could be what puts 33-year-old Jane Kim on the board of supervisors.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Theresa Sparks and Jane Kim, Sisters of Secrecy

    Photo of Jane Kim | Luke ThomasTheresa Sparks and Jane Kim would rather not receive your birthday greetings, it would seem​We weren't the only ones to notice something a bit odd in the most recent edition of the Central City Extra. In a two-page spread, a dozen would-be successors to District ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Will Big Winners in Facebook Privacy Flap Be Politicians?

    And Facebook users are making it easy for him...​We've written a bit about how the furor over Facebook's opening of more user data to prying eyes could cost Attorney General candidate -- and former Facebook Chief Privacy Officer -- Chris Kelly. But for politicians who don't have high-profile Faceb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Will Facebook Privacy Ties Wreck Chris Kelly's AG Campaign?

    Chris Kelly claims he's not being private about his Chief Privacy Officer gig at Facebook​These days, touting the title "Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook" on one's resume must feel a bit like being the Head of Safety for BP or Lead Acting Instructor at the William Shatner School of Drama. Followi ... More >>

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