Politics

San Francisco supervisors urge city to invest in local media

San Francisco supervisors urge city to invest in local media

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a resolution to bolster the relationship between local media and city departments by urging greater city support and resources be directed to community and ethnic journalism outlets.

Razor thin margin continues to shut out gay South Bay House contender Low

Razor thin margin continues to shut out gay South Bay House contender Low

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 11, 2024

Gay Assemblymember Evan Low finds himself trailing by a razor thin margin in race for an open South Bay U.S. House seat.

Political Notes: Gay mayor, supervisor candidates in nail-biter races

Political Notes: Gay mayor, supervisor candidates in nail-biter races

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 8, 2024

Gay men vying for Bay Area supervisor seats and to become the first out mayor of Sacramento find themselves in nail-biter races.

LGBTQ Agenda: Biden comes in clutch at election year State of the Union

LGBTQ Agenda: Biden comes in clutch at election year State of the Union

President Joe Biden's overarching message, as he made his case for a second term before the United States Congress on March 7, is that "the free world is at risk" both at home and abroad.

Results remain unchanged for out Alameda supervisor candidates

Results remain unchanged for out Alameda supervisor candidates

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 7, 2024

Results remain unchanged for pair of out Alameda supervisor candidates after vote count is updated.

SF mayor makes case for reelection in State of the City address

SF mayor makes case for reelection in State of the City address

San Francisco Mayor London Breed made the case for her reelection at the State of the City address along the city's Embarcadero on March 7.

Vote update leaves Low trailing in South Bay US House seat

Vote update leaves Low trailing in South Bay US House seat

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 6, 2024

Standing of out California congressional candidates go unchanged as vote counts get updated a day after Tuesday's primary.

SF voters back safety, bond measures

SF voters back safety, bond measures

San Francisco voters appeared to give greater powers to law enforcement, restrict public benefits for drug users, and defeated a measure that would have tied hiring more police to tax revenue, according to preliminary election returns.

Gloria poised for reelection as San Diego's mayor

Gloria poised for reelection as San Diego's mayor

The gay mayor of California's second largest city — San Diego — breezed through Super Tuesday's primary ballot and is poised to be reelected in November.

Sitting SF judges are winning in race that became safety referendum

Sitting SF judges are winning in race that became safety referendum

Two attorneys challenging sitting San Francisco judges are falling short in their bid against the current gavel-holders who they argued are soft on crime.

Political Notebook: Hansen awaits count in close Sacto mayor race

Political Notebook: Hansen awaits count in close Sacto mayor race

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 6, 2024

In the race to become Sacramento's next mayor, gay former city councilmember Steve Hansen is in a four-way statistical dead heat.

Schiff, Garvey advance in CA US Senate race

Schiff, Garvey advance in CA US Senate race

Congressmember Adam Schiff and retired baseball star Steve Garvey advanced to the November general election in the race for a California U.S. Senate seat.

Gay Alameda County judicial candidate leads despite controversy

Gay Alameda County judicial candidate leads despite controversy

It looks like a gay court commissioner will be ascending to a judgeship in Alameda County, despite an ethical controversy that marred the campaign.

Moderates set to take over SF Dem Party committee

Moderates set to take over SF Dem Party committee

It appears more moderate candidates for the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee have prevailed over a slate of progressive ones.