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Candidates Artfully Address Safety, Housing

Talk of public safety dominated a forum dedicated to the arts as the three front-runners in the race for District 9 Supervisor spoke Wednesday night at the Red Poppy Art House. Fielding questions from a room full of artists and activists, Eric Quezada, Mark Sanchez and David Campos proposed a unified platform through an art-focused lens. “The arts should be...

District 9 Candidate: Mark Sanchez

By MADELEINE BAIR As Mark Sanchez, president of the San Francisco Board of Education and candidate for District 9 Supervisor, tells it, his career in politics began by accident. It happened in the late nineties, when Teachers 4 Change, an organization Sanchez co-founded with other San Francisco teachers, picketed at City Hall, demanding more resources for underfunded classrooms and underpaid...

Fundraiser Fizzles but Jazz Inspires

By MADELEINE BAIR The race for District 9 Supervisor is in its final months, and along the main corridor of the Mission District, storefronts are brandishing their allegiances. One market facade displays a sign for David Campos, while the taqueria next door promotes Mark Sanchez. A sign for Eric Quezada is taped beside an advertisement for international calling cards. Eva...