Tag Archives: Hillary Ronen

Malia Cohen is your new board president, and irony is served

It’s ironic, when you think about it, that almost every application of the word “ironic” is incorrect. Including the one we just made, probably. They almost always are: Short of the diabetic racing to the pharmacy and being struck by a runaway insulin truck, examples of irony are nearly always wanting. Until now, perhaps — thanks to today’s selection of...

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 level and verify that resources...

Gang injunctions grilled by Board of Supervisors panel

There are 53 people still covered by San Francisco’s four gang injunctions — down from 139 when the City Attorney began reviewing the program this year in response to mounting pressure. But, in an appearance yesterday before skeptical members of a Board of Supervisors committee, Deputy City Attorney Yvonne Mere firmly opposed scrapping the program altogether. She said the controversial...
Initial designs for affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street.

Fully affordable housing fails to rise in SF’s Mission, and no one knows why

District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen received no clear answers at a hearing she called  Monday to figure out why seven fully affordable housing projects in the Mission District are taking so long to break ground. “I’m not seeing that level of prioritization of these projects, and that’s what’s concerning to me,” Ronen said after she questioned officials from the Mayor’s...