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Jared Huffman

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Assemblymember Paul Fong Talks About the Shark's Fin Ban

    Assemblymember Paul Fong​On Monday, the California State Assembly voted to pass AB-376, a proposed ban on the sale and import of shark's fin. The ban, which has been publicly condemned by state senator Leland Yee and SF mayor Ed Lee, is intended to prevent the practice of shark finning, which is d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Shark Fin Soup Ban Is More Popular Than You Think

    Either we eat him or he eats us​California voters might enjoy shark fin soup -- that gelatinous Chinese delicacy -- but not enough to keep the practice of shark finning alive, according to a new poll. A new poll commissioned by the Monterrey Bay Aquarium shows that 76 percent of all state voters a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Mayor Lee Comes Out Against the Statewide Shark-Fin Ban

    ohadby/Flickr​Today, on the Chronicle's "City Insider" blog, Heather Knight reported that interim mayor Ed Lee has waded into the fight over AB 376. The bill would block the sale and import of shark fins across California. When Knight asked Lee for his thoughts on the ban, he told her, "I'm no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Mayor Ed Lee Eats Shark's Fin Soup

    If you don't eat him, he will eat you!​The typically nonconfrontational Mayor Ed Lee stepped out of his mold this morning and confronted a contentious issue head on: the proposed ban on the import of shark fins across California. And he has a damn good reason for it -- he eats shark's fin soup.

  • Dining

    March 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Considering Shark's Fin as a Dish, Not Just a Cause

    ​This week's review is actually not a review, though it involved a little professional eating. It's more of an essay, inspired by the brouhaha that emerged over the introduction of AB-376, Paul Fong and Jared Huffman's bill to ban the sale and import of shark's fin in California. It's easy for peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Pension Reform Prop. B Helmed By Rookie Strategist Darcy Brown

    Darcy Brown's first job as a San Francisco campaign consultant won't be an easy one​On Monday, the Chronicle revealed that consultant Jim Stearns is being tapped to lead labor's charge against Jeff Adachi's Prop. B pension reform measure -- a move that was all but inevitable. Stearns is labor and ... More >>

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