Tag: Mayor Ed Lee

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SF Doubles Down on Sanctuary Policy after Steinle Lawsuit Dismissal

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has just announced a new campaign to support illegal aliens in his city. The announcement comes one week after a federal judge poured out the Kathryn Steinle family in the lawsuit against the city of San Francisco.

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Criticism Over San Francisco’s ‘Anti-Crime’ Measure, Proposition R

An “anti-crime” ordinance, known as Proposition R, is facing criticism from experts in law enforcement who feel the November 8 referendum is a misguided play on San Francisco residents’ fears that will shift power from the San Francisco Police Department to City Hall.

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Hecklers Boo SF Mayor Ed Lee off Stage at MLK Day Event

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was booed off stage by hecklers at an event honoring the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday. “I will not be a focus of interruptions,” Mayor Lee said just moments before he

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Protesters Disrupt Mayor Ed Lee’s Inauguration

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s second inauguration Friday was met with shouts and boos from protesters criticizing Lee for the creeping gentrification in his city and calling for Police Chief Greg Suhr to step down over growing tensions between the police department and the black community.

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Rapper to S.F. Mayor Ed Lee: ‘You’re a Disgrace to Asians’

A local Bay Area rapper who goes by the name Equipto confronted San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Wednesday night and called him a “disgrace to Asians,” blaming him for spurring the housing crisis that has displaced thousands in the city.

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S.F. Sheriff Fires Back At S.F. Mayor Over Sanctuary City Policy

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi laid into Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday in response to Lee’s July 14 letter regarding the details of San Francisco’s sanctuary city policies, which have come under intense scrutiny in light of the July 1 murder of Kathryn Steinle by an illegal alien.

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Feinstein Blasts S.F. Sheriff but Promotes Obama’s Executive Amnesty

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein penned a letter to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee blaming the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department for not handing over five-time deportee and seven-time convicted felon Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez to federal immigration officials. Lopez-Sanchez confessed to killing 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle on July 1, though he has pleaded not guilty.

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Major SF Political Consultant Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Usually political consultants like Enrique Pearce are charged with handling the scandals of their political clients, but this week it was the consultant in hot water for hundreds of disturbing child pornography images allegedly found in Pearce’s possession.