Tag: Julie Pitta

Commentary: Julie Pitta

Despite a recent court order banning them, city workers swept homeless settlements during some of the worst weather in recent San Francisco history. At the time, Mayor London Breed was out of town, first in Napa partying with wealthy political donors before jetting off to Las Vegas to watch a 49ers game in a private box on the 50-yard line. 

Commentary: Julie Pitta

The City’s political clubs offer the average citizen an opportunity to engage with San Francisco’s often-lively elections. The 35-year-old Richmond District Democratic Club is among the oldest and most respected of these clubs. Before every election, candidates and representatives for ballot propositions make their case to club membership, hoping to earn a coveted endorsement.

Commentary: Julie Pitta

Kasie Lee remembers the first time she encountered Chesa Boudin. It was 2019, and Boudin, a recently announced candidate for district attorney, attended a meeting of the “Chinese Six Companies,” the more than century-old alliance of Chinatown community groups officially known as the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.