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Sue Hestor

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Scott Wiener Will Be Next Land-Use Chair, Mark Farrell to Head Budget

    SF Weekly has learned that Board President David Chiu will award both of the city's most influential committee chairmanships to his moderate colleagues. Supervisor Scott Wiener will be the chairman of the land-use committee. Supervisor Mark Farrell will be named the chair of the budget committee.&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    8 Washington: Development Foes Say They've Got the Signatures to Force Referendum on Project

    Anti-condo petition could spawn first successful referendum in 21 yearsHalting the construction of 8 Washington, a waterfront development that would likely house the most expensive condos in city history, has blossomed into the progressive ur-issue. And that figures to continue for quite some time. ... More >>

  • News

    February 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Controversial 8 Washington Condo Project Slips Off Greased Skids -- For Now

    View Larger MapA proposal to erect a 12-story tower housing 165 condos ranging in price from several million dollars up to $10 million -- or more -- has, at least for now, come derailed from an intriguingly fast track of pending approvals. The 8 Washington project, whose developers describe it as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Critics Wonder Why Potential S.F. Lawsuit Vs. Academy of Art Didn't Come Years Ago

    Ah, Academy of Art. This will go as planned. ‚ÄčAs we've noted in this space before, real legal and political hearings don't often feature the Perry Mason specialty of the guilty party loudly and unambiguously admitting wrongdoing on the stand. And yet everything about the Academy of Art University ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2009

    Their Daily Bread

    A new generation of activists is fighting to clean up the Tenderloin. The neighborhood’s churches are standing in their way. Whose side are the angels on?

  • News

    August 27, 2008

    Going for Gold

    Academy of Art’s new sports program is about spirit, marketing — and the chance to break even more rules.

  • News

    August 18, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, August 18, 2004

  • News

    August 4, 2004

    Progressive Failure

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

  • News

    March 10, 2004

    Mayor AWOL

    Gavin Newsom couldn't say enough about the need for workforce housing -- until it came time to back Prop. J

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Derailing the Jaye Train

    Why Matt Gonzalez should stick with his progressive roots, and ignore pressure to act "responsibly"

  • News

    November 12, 2003

    The Looking-Glass Campaign

    For Gavin Newsom and Matt Gonzalez, ideological labels may be misleading, or even drawkcab

  • News

    October 1, 2003

    Vapidity Fair

    Gavin Newsom's anti-homeless campaign is disgusting, but he's the only mayoral candidate talking substance

  • News

    July 17, 2002

    Political Relativity

    Stuck in a strange warp of the space-time fabric, our supervisors can't stop tilting against a dot-com development monster that's dead and buried

  • News

    September 26, 2001

    Dawn of a New Day

    People say the events of the past two weeks will change us. Here are a couple of places to start.

  • News

    July 11, 2001

    Common Cause

    Because she owns an apartment via tenancy in common, Sue Hestor is the perfect spokeswoman for homeownership

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    Love in Times of Choler

    Political animals on both sides of the development wars snarl all the way to the bank

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Regulating Change

    Bush will likely gut national health and safety regulation; local liberals screw up regulation by forgetting its purpose -- protecting the general public

  • News

    November 15, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Who Still Wants to Be a Millionaire?; Bush Leads Prop. L by 337 Votes; Readersí Freeway Comments

  • News

    June 28, 2000

    Matt Smith

    In a Galaxy Far Too Close to Home

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from April 5, 2000

  • News

    March 29, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from March 29, 2000

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Letters

    Welcome to Newark, Calif.; Apparently, Ali, We Didn't Hit You Hard Enough; Natural Selection; Invasion of the Dot-Com Parasites; They Aren't All Millionaires; So, You Think We Should Start Paying Silke?; Cursing Those Who Curse the Morg

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Mecklin

    Get Me Rewrite

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Make Room for Dot-Coms

    Forget about live-work lofts. The newest fight for San Francisco's soul is over multimedia office space.

  • News

    August 25, 1999

    Cothran

    Choke Hold on City Hall

  • Calendar

    May 5, 1999
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    January 27, 1999
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    January 6, 1999
  • News

    February 4, 1998

    The Redevelopment Sinkhole

    Years of reckless borrowing have sent the city's Redevelopment Agency spiraling into debt. Mayor Brown's pet projects may flush it down the drain entirely.

  • Calendar

    January 1, 1997
  • News

    May 1, 1996

    Hook, Line, & Stinker

    Everyone loves the 49ers. But even love has its limits. Are taxpayers willing to subsidize millionaire owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.'s dreams of a new stadium when economists say it's a bad deal

  • News

    December 27, 1995

    Developing Appeal

    Haig Mardikian's eight-year battle to build condos on top of Nob Hill

  • News

    December 27, 1995

    Willie's Wild Ride

    The Transport Workers Union contract with Muni is up for renewal, and TWU boss Larry Martin says that anybody who wants to roll back the union's cush work rules, lucrative salary structure, and handsome trust fund is a "racist" and can go to hell. Meet t

  • News

    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

  • News

    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon (Part II)

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

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