Potstickers by Samson Wong Archive

  • Mayor Lee and First Lady Anita Lee as Cookies

    SPILLED MILK HAS LEE OPPONENTS CRYING

        Not too often a grassroots club will poll voters. Usually most cash strapped San Francisco organizations like a Chinese American Democratic Club might sponsor a question or two, but not the entire poll. But consultant Jim Stearns sponsored a poll on behalf of Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club – […]

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  • Gary Locke

    WHOA TO THE ELLIS ACT POLITICAL STAMPEDE

        There’s a “race” to address Ellis Act evictions. San Francisco leaders are expending considerable political capital on 284 evictions, or a measly average of 71 over four years ending Feb. 2013. Civic laser pointers target Ellis and its accelerating 2013 eviction rate. Shadowed […]

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  • Representative Nancy Pelosi, Mayor Ed Lee, and Senator Dianne Feinstein.

    Mayor Lee’s In China, But He’s Probably Staying In SF

      MAYOR LEE’S IN CHINA, BUT HE’S PROBABLY STAYING IN SF  Having his name circulated for President Obama’s Ambassador to China in Washington DC isn’t a bad idea. His ambassadorial skills were reinforced further as Mayor Ed Lee missed the President’s visit to SF while […]

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  • Postickers by Samson Wong

    MAYOR QUAN’S SALES PITCH

    Despite efforts to keep three sports teams in Oakland in a 2014 re-election year, Mayor Jean Quan  faces split attitudes towards keeping the football, baseball and basketball franchises. A late September poll by the Oakland Chamber of Commerce said 50% of voters thought it was […]

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  • Supervisor Katy Tang and Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu

    THE OTHER WINNERS OF NOV. 5 VOTE

      Who really won the Nov. 5 election, besides the environmental, neighborhood and progressive coalition that’s claiming bragging rights as to what gets built on the waterfront? On the face of it, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has chits from environmentalists and NIMBY activists to collect […]

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    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter. For pictures from last Thursday’s Golden Potsticker Eating Contest and Reception, visit: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.608661585863207.1073741835.128135897249114&type=1&l=6bf5590571

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  • SF Political Movers and Shakers Face Off in Potstickers Eating Contest

    BATTLING FOR THE WATERFRONT

          Did this column say this election would be a “Ho-Hum and Chiu-Chu Affair This November” (See “Potstickers” on Aug. 22 at tinyurl.com/madw5b7)? No “Ho” or “Hum” running except for David Chiu and Carmen Chu (and a dose of Supervisor Katy Tang for District 4 voters of the Sunset) rousing sleepy Ho-Hum […]

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