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SAN FRANCISCO GUIDE TO RECALL ELECTIONS

see Document Link

II. WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO RECALL?
San Francisco Charter § 14.103, California Elections Code § 11007
Under the San Francisco Charter, the following local officials may be subject to a recall:
 Any elected official of the City and County
 The City Administrator
 The Controller
 Any member of the Airport Commission
 Any member of the governing board of the Unified School District
 Any member of the governing board of the Community College District
 Any member of the Ethics Commission.
 Any member of the Public Utilities Commission.
However, no recall petition may be initiated with respect to an officer who has held office
for less than six months or who has had a recall election determined in his or her favor within the
last six months. In addition, an officer whose term ends within six months or less may not be
recalled.

The first stumbling block is…

For this reason, a petition to recall an elected official may not call for a replacement election. Instead, the recall petition should include a request that the Mayor or the Board of Supervisors appoint a person to fill the vacancy created by the recall, if it is successful.

Recall Mayor Ed Lee, and our Board of Bad Supervisors will appoint Ron Conway to mayor.
Recall some bad supervisors, and Ed Lee will replace them with clones.

So we need a strategy.

1. Recall Mayor Ed Lee
This might put ‘the fear of god’ into some of the supervisors. No-one will want to be next, so some might veer toward a better, popular, choice for us for mayor.

2. Recall David Chiu
If he wins (I hope not) the Assembly seat this will be moot? If not, he’s got to go.
(we can work on recalling him from the Assembly later on)

3. Ask Jane Kim if she wants to be next
One more “I’m with you all the way, up to when I vote–then I’m against you” incident, and out she goes. She talks the talk, but she votes out of the other side of her mouth. This has to end, one way or another.

4. ??? (mulling it over…)

(and here’s a link to the state procedure rules for recalling local elected officials)

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Citizenfour at Landmark Theatres

Citizenfour at Landmark Theatres

Citizenfour at Landmark Theatres.

In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in the process of constructing a film about abuses of national security in post-9/11 America when she started receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as “citizen four,” who was ready to blow the whistle on the massive covert surveillance programs run by the NSA and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The film that resulted from this series of tense encounters is absolutely sui generis in the history of cinema: a 100% real-life thriller unfolding minute by minute before our eyes. Poitras is a masterful storyteller: she compresses the many days of questioning, waiting, confirming, watching the world’s reaction and agonizing over the next move, into both a great character study of Snowden and a narrative that will leave you on the edge of your seat as it inexorably moves toward its conclusion.

Movie Site

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BREAKING / FOX NEWS: Airbnb is NOT an Ebola Virus Threat!

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The Not-Shared Economy of Airbnb in San Francisco

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Astrophysics with David Chiu. Lesson 1. “Black Holes: Why They Cannot Share”

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The new San Francisco Gold Rush has begun!

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How to edit what facebook uses when you (or anyone else) link to your website on your facebook page.

How to edit what facebook uses when you (or anyone else) link to your website on your facebook page.

Goto:
This Link, and login to your facebook account

Follow instructions for whatever you want fixed.
eg: the default image facebook uses when you post a link

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David Chiu’s Been a Busy Bee ~ But not for You, and not for Me

Here are some tallies of San Francisco Board of Supervisors documented meetings with lobbyists’ clients over the past few years.
These include lobbyists meetings with the supervisors’ aides.
Meetings with a lobbyist’s client less than 12 per year are not included.

Query3 Supervisors and Lobbyists’ Clients
YEAR COUNT Lobbyist_Client District Supervisor
2014 23 Archdiocese Of San Francisco 8 Scott Wiener
2013 44 San Francisco Association Of Realtors 3 David Chiu
2013 38 Airbnb 3 David Chiu
2013 17 Rescue Air Systems, Inc. 3 David Chiu
2013 13 Airbnb Inc. 3 David Chiu
2013 12 Committee On Jobs 3 David Chiu
2012 34 Boma San Francisco 3 David Chiu
2012 34 Lennar Urban 10 Malia Cohen
2011 51 Boma San Francisco 3 David Chiu
2011 36 California Pacific Medical Center 2 Mark Farrell
2011 21 At&t 8 Scott Wiener
2011 19 At&t 3 David Chiu
2011 14 Paul Sluis, Esquire 10 Malia Cohen
2011 14 At&t California 8 Scott Wiener
2011 12 California Pacific Medical Center 3 David Chiu
2011 12 Neighbors Of 800 Presidio/roger Miles 2 Mark Farrell
2010 32 California Nurses Association / National Nurses Organizing Committee 9 David Campos
2010 20 California Music And Culture Association 3 David Chiu
2010 19 Lennar Communities 10 Malia Cohen
2010 16 Committee On Jobs 3 David Chiu

To the best of my knowledge…

BOMA = Building Owners and Managers Association (“Welcome to BOMA San Francisco, the voice of commercial real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area”)
BOMA Website

Lennar Urban = “Lennar Urban is a pioneer in land acquisition and urban development activities”
Lennar Urban Website

Committee On Jobs = SAN FRANCISCO COMMITTEE ON JOBS (“The Committee strives to influence local legislation and city policy that pertains to business, and the Partnership tries to attract new business to San Francisco”)
Committee On Jobs Website

sources: Various Files on DataSF City Management and Ethics

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Intent to Evict via Ellis Act ~ by Year ~ From Jan 2000 to Today

These are “NOTICE OF CONSTRAINTS ON REAL PROPERTY” records posted by City Recorder, which is required prior to an Ellis Act Eviction.
They were downloaded recently from CRIIS website. They are not necessarily complete.
They did not necessarily end in an eviction. They might have ended in a ‘buy-out’.
There might be errors…
(some months are empty–might be missing, or nothing was filed that month; will check (and fix) when possible)

Click on link per file for that year.
In the file…
Click on links for CRIIS website owner, records info
Click on APN number (####?-###?) for link to SF Planning Property Map website (from there you can click a link to see all CRIIS records for that property)
*note: if SF Planning site offers multiple APNs, APN listed here has probably been sub-divided
*note: some CRIIS links may show more names than listed here; these are not necessarily involved in intent to evict notice

CONSTRAINTS.2000
(April and May appear to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2000.HTML: 143

CONSTRAINTS.2001
(March, July, September and November appear to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2001.HTML: 137

CONSTRAINTS.2002
(January, May and June appear to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2002.HTML: 264

CONSTRAINTS.2003
(January appears to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2003.HTML: 857

CONSTRAINTS.2004
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2004.HTML: 553

CONSTRAINTS.2005
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2005.HTML: 448

CONSTRAINTS.2006
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2006.HTML: 331

CONSTRAINTS.2007
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2007.HTML: 304

CONSTRAINTS.2008
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2008.HTML: 316

CONSTRAINTS.2009
(October appears to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2009.HTML: 161

CONSTRAINTS.2010
(July appears to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2010.HTML: 170

CONSTRAINTS.2011
(July, September and November appear to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2011.HTML: 121

CONSTRAINTS.2012
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2012.HTML: 233

CONSTRAINTS.2013
(January appears to be missing (or none filed))
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2013.HTML: 321

CONSTRAINTS.2014(Jan to early Oct)
Count of notices filed in CONSTRAINTS.2014.HTML: 303

YEAR COUNT
2000 143
2001 137
2002 264
2003 857
2004 553
2005 448
2006 331
2007 304
2008 316
2009 161
2010 170
2011 121
2012 233
2013 321
2014 378

Year 2014 is predicted at 378 total (303 so far, minus 19 in October, divided by 3, times 4)

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