Potstickers by Samson Wong Archive

  • SF Entertainment Commissioner and The Grand owner Steven Lee (left) with Mayor Lee (Courtesy of Steven Lee on Facebook)

    SUGAR & SPRITE, OR WAS THAT SPITE

        American Beverage Association’s $5,000 donation this spring to non-partisan, non-profit Chinese American Voters Education Committee makes for interesting dynamic. ABA’s been spreading goodwill in SF to fight Supervisor Eric Mar’s two cents per ounce soda tax. Among them was David Lee, director of CAVEC, a non-partisan voter registration and […]

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    Potstickers Back Next Week

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

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  • Posticker Sig revised

    Potstickers Back Next Week

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

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  • Posticker Sig revised

    Potstickers Back Next Week

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

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  • John-Avalos3

    AVALOS PAID LOVER $30K FROM CAMPAIGN

        John Avalos paid his former paramour and his soon-to-be former legislative aide Rachel Redondiez more than $30,000 from his failed mayoral campaign according to SF Ethics Commission 2011 filings. Likely being Avalos’ highest paid campaign staffer, she received $28,888 in salary or fees and another $2,806 in miscellaneous […]

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  • Supervisor John Avalos

    AFFAIRS DON’T DOOM POLITICIANS BUT COVERUPS DO

      According to media accounts so far, San Francisco Ethics Commission executive director John St. Croix has not received any allegations of wrongdoing regarding the Supervisor John Avalos relationship with Raquel Redondiez, his Filipina American aide now on leave and seeking work elsewhere. The affair was lawful as long as she received […]

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  • Assembly Democratic Caucus leader Phil Ting

    BOO BOO AMONG THE GOOS GOOS

        There are warning signs about how cohesive progressives and their allies are on the influential SF Democratic Party’s central committee, the 32 elected body responsible for issuing election recommendations to more than 200,000 SF Democrats. The committee’s progressives like Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, SF Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar and […]

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  • Tim Lincecum

    IF YOU WANT TO COME AT MARY, BRING IT

      IF YOU WANT TO COME AT MARY, BRING IT No runs, no hits, no errors when playing hardball. You’d thought it was a celebration of hapa Filipino American Giants Timmy Lincecum’s second career no hitter last June 25. That evening, SF Democratic Party Chair Mary Jung attracted many […]

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  • Controller John Chiang. Photo courtesy of John Chiang

    REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS

        REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS Syphilis and taxes helped bring down Al Capone, not just Eliot Ness who got the headlines and legend for taking the mobster down. History and Hollywood didn’t give equal billing to US Treasury Department’saccountant Frank J. Wilson for nailing Capone for income tax evasion…In […]

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  • Board of Equalization member Betty Yee, John Burton and former Assembly Pro Tempore Speaker Fiona Ma. Photo courtesy of Fiona Ma.

    BETTY YEE COUNTING VOTES IN CONTROLLER’S RACE

      The California Controller’s race is in recount territory as Democratic candidates Betty Yee and John Perez closed in on 870,000 votes each and were fighting for second place to qualify for the November election under California’s “Top Two” rule. As of early Thursday, 16 days after the election, Board of Equalization member Yee […]

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