Tag Archives: election

Neighbors Design Signs for a Weekend of Protests

At the StoreFrontLab on Shotwell Street Friday, the floor was strewn with protest posters and banners, and neighbors sat together at long tables creating still more of them. The community space has a history of planning events centered on social justice and activism. Jacob Palmer, a curator there, said the space had hosted several sign-making events in preparation for protests...

Feminist Art Gives Middle Finger to Misogyny, Opens Tonight

A golden Buddha sits cross-legged in front of a mold of the vagina of Japanese artist Rokudenashiko. In Japan, her genitalia themed works are considered obscene and in 2014 they landed her in jail for a week.    But feminist, artist and San Francisco State University associate professor Tanya Augsburg said the vagina mold captures the essence of a dialogue...

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 just 350. As early tallies came...

District 9 Voter Registration Jumps by 15 Percent

Voter registration in San Francisco’s Mission District has climbed by almost 6,000 people in two years, a change of more than 15 percent. In general, the larger increases in registration are concentrated in the Mission District and the Portola, with another high-increase area along the Mission Street corridor of Bernal Heights. Interactive map by Adam Long   Citywide, registration went...

It’s Party Time! Where To Watch Election Returns

Some of us will be hiding under our beds until the nightmare is over. But for those of you who want to experience the final moments of this preposterous election cycle in the company of others (or at least an obliging bartender), here’s where you can watch the results. A map is below. Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street: A big screen for big suspense....