Manny’s: Q&A with District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen

**Note: This conversation will be hosted digitally, not in the real live world.** Click HERE to tune in to the conversation. Join us for a cyber Q&A conversation with District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen. Get the opportunity to ask her how the district and the Board of Supervisors are preparing to combat the pandemic. […]

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Supervisor Hillary Ronen plants herself in midst of 24th Street ficus fracas

Supe’s legislation would limit number of ficus trees Public Works could axe District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen told Mission Local Tuesday that  her office will take an active role in negotiating between 24th Street ficus tree advocates and the city’s Public Works department.  The supervisor said her office has been well aware of the years-long […]

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Redstone Building: Tenants deliver 7,000 signatures to Supervisor Hillary Ronen’s office at City Hall rally

Following a late-morning gathering at the Redstone Labor Temple at 16th and Capp streets, supporters of the 105-year-old historic building marched to City Hall to demand city funding to help preserve the space as a hub of community organizations and artists in the Mission. The Mission Economic Development Agency, a nonprofit developer, has a pending purchase […]

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Supervisor Hillary Ronen introduces legislation to halt closure of nearly 100 small businesses

Supervisor Hillary Ronen today introduced legislation aimed at keeping nearly 100 independent business from getting booted from a sprawling multi-use building on 18th and Treat.  The building, known as ActivSpace, is home to some 300 owner-operated business.  Many of them experienced a major jolt two weeks ago when 54 massage therapists and other bodyworkers faced displacement […]

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In dual endorsement, Hillary Ronen backs Jane Kim for Mayor

Hillary Ronen has endorsed Jane Kim, a fellow progressive supervisor, for Mayor. She has also endorsed former State Senator Mark Leno, another progressive, for the Mayor’s seat. It’s unclear if Ronen prefers one over the other, but the dual endorsement can give voters a sense of two candidates they can use as their first or […]

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Hillary Ronen’s office rolling out sex worker intervention pilot in SF Mission (press release)

From our friends at Hillary Ronen’s office: SAN FRANCISCO — Supervisor Ronen announced today that a new pilot aimed at addressing public safety concerns around sex work in the Mission will start in January [2018]. Street and survival sex work have taken place on Capp Street and Shotwell Street in San Francisco for several decades. […]

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In First Post-Election Interview, Hillary Ronen Talks Trump and SF Mission

Hillary Ronen, a former immigrant rights attorney in the Mission District and the legislative aide of Supervisor David Campos, will become his replacement in January when she’s sworn into office after handedly winning her supervisor’s race. On election night, she was a mixture of ecstatic and horrified — she beat her main opponent, Joshua Arce, […]

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Supervisor Ronen will call for hearings on how DPH has allocated Covid-19 resources

District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen will call for a hearing at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting to examine how the Department of Public Health has allocated Covid-19 resources, Santiago Lerma, Ronen’s legislative aide, said late today.   Lerma said he had not yet written the questions that Ronen wants to be addressed, but “basically it is […]

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Enraged Portola residents blast Supervisor Ronen and other officials over RVs on their streets

In an overstuffed meeting room at the Palega Recreation Center in Portola, locals lashed out against city officials, furious at their failure to manage the arrival of dozens of RVs in the neighborhood. Residents interjected and interrupted District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen, representatives from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Department of Homelessness and Supportive […]

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Supervisor Ronen unveils measure to combat Trump policies in San Francisco

In an effort to combat discriminatory federal practices, Supervisor Hillary Ronen today filed a proposed ballot measure that would provide protections for members of marginalized and minority groups that may have been affected by the Trump Administration’s policies. If passed by voters in November, it would allow the city to monitor activity at the local […]

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Ronen wants answers on mental health beds and 16th Street BART station

Mission Local checked in this week with Hillary Ronen about her first year on the job as District 9 Supervisor and some of the changes in the neighborhood. Ronen talked about her goals for building 5,000 affordable units of housing in the Mission over the next 10 years, her priorities for public safety, and the […]

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Ronen Wins Supervisor Seat, Mission in Shock over “President Trump”

In the third preliminary results, with more than 99 percent of precincts reported, Hillary Ronen captured 57 percent of the vote, with 12,190 ballots cast for her and 6,539, or 30.7 percent, going to her main opponent Joshua Arce. The other two candidates overall captured a much smaller portion of the votes — Melissa San Miguel received 2,256 votes while Iswari España won […]

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Ronen Mission Headquarters Hit with Sexist Graffiti

Graffiti reading “Vote Arce Ya Cunts” appeared this weekend sprayed on the campaign headquarters of Hillary Ronen, the chief of staff for Supervisor David Campos and one of four candidates vying to replace him. “This type of campaigning and bullying makes me want to work harder,” Ronen said of the vandalism and its apparent support […]