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Bernie or Hillary? How District 9 Candidates Will Vote

For our thirteenth weekly question to candidates for District 9 supervisor, we turned to the national level and asked which candidate they would support in the June primary. If you are voting Democrat in the upcoming primary, will you vote for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? If not voting Democrat, who will you vote for? […]

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Ronen Pledges Housing, Fights Mayor in Announcement for SF Mission Supervisor

Standing in the drizzle outside of St. Luke’s Hospital, Hillary Ronen officially announced her candidacy for District 9 supervisor Thursday afternoon, pledging the construction of thousands of units of new affordable housing and attacking Mayor Ed Lee for ignoring community input. “I will build 5,000 units of affordable housing in District 9 in 10 years,” she […]

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Focusing on prevention: Zak Williams talks about supes’ mental health overhaul

At first glance, it’s hard to imagine what would bring two San Francisco supervisors and the son of the late Robin Williams onto the same stage on a chilly Wednesday night. But Supervisor Hillary Ronen, Supervisor Matt Haney, and Zak Williams stopped by Manny’s on 16th and Valencia to talk about something that touches many of our lives, and theirs more than most: mental health. 

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‘Everything about this building was done wrong’: Inspector who approved structure with a score of illegal units has resigned

Update, June 14: Mission Local has learned that longtime senior inspector Bernie Curran, presently on suspension for receiving a $180,000 “loan” from a developer and initially failing to report it, has resigned. More information at story’s end. The “temporary” scaffolding behind 2867 San Bruno Ave. has been here for more than two years. It looks […]