Potstickers by Samson Wong Archive

  • State Senator Leland Yee

    PREPARING FOR THE YEE CONTAGION

       For Democrats, California is a toxic ethical environment with the legal troubles of State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco and his LA County colleagues – Roderick Wright of Inglewood and Ron Calderon of Montebello. Republicans – thanks to the trio – could regain […]

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    ALICE LIKES CHIU WHILE HARVEY LOVES CAMPOS

        ALICE LIKES CHIU WHILE HARVEY LOVES CAMPOS As this column pointed out (See “Potstickers” on 9/26/13 at tinyurl.com/lwlntx6), the key to Assembly District 17 candidate David Chiu’s election is his ability to carve out enough LGBT support. At the same time, Chiu needs […]

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    MADISON WIN OR NO NGUYEN FOR MAYOR

    MADISON WIN OR NO NGUYEN FOR MAYOR Spins in two different stories on a scientific poll for a 2014 election that could make Madison Nguyen the first Vietnamese American Mayor of San Jose and leader of the tech capital of Silicon Valley and the world. […]

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  • David Chiu: SF Democratic Party Chair Aaron Peskin has called on Sheriff Mirkarimi to resign. Will Board of Supervisor President David Chiu (above)?

    THE HEEL THAT FITS

        THE HEEL THAT FITS Will not quit. Headquartered at former Castro Street shoe store down the block from martyred Harvey Milk’s former camera store testifies to straight San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu campaign priority to compete for LGBT votes against gay Supervisor David Campos. Chiu’s top issues […]

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  • Illinois congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth (Courtesy of USDOJ)

    HOUSE KISS CAM

      More like Kiss Cam on major TV networks for State of the Union last month. Did anyone notice higher than usual Democratic cheerleading squad of House women smooching President Obama as he entered chamber for his SOTU on Jan. 28? They complemented his oration peppered with […]

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    Potstickers Back Next Thursday

    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter.

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  • SF Democratic Party Chair Mary Jung (center) with Recording Party Secretary Kat Anderson (left) and former Party Secretary Leslie Katz (right)

    MARY JUNG STRONG AS SHE FLEXES POWER

      The San Francisco Democratic Party’s governing arm last week decisively rejected a proposal that would have stripped-power from Asian Pacific American (APA) Chair Mary Jung, Treasurer Tom Hsieh from influencing the Party’s highly coveted endorsement mailer sent to 242,000 Democratic voters making up 56% of SF voters. Hene Kelly, a retired […]

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  • Allen Okamoto

    REVENGE AGAINST THE ASIAN NERDS

      BLAME GAME: Silicon Valley and San Francisco “historian” Rebecca Solnit is one of the first to use the Google Bus as the symbol of the “techno riche” ruining San Francisco’s affordability, triggering gentrification and Ellis Act evictions. In her Dec. 31 interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, she says “The […]

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    Potstickers Back Next Thursday

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  • Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

    OAKLAND MAYOR HAS TO COME IN SECOND & THIRD

        Call those recent poll numbers on Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (32%) mixed. While ahead of declared candidates – Professor Joe Tuman (22%), Councilmember Libby Schaaf (18%) and Commissioner Bryan Parker (10%), Oakland’s first APA mayor is not picking up second and third ranked votes for the Nov. 2014 election bid to win […]

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