San Francisco politics

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On the October 27th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Company Town, a new documentary that tells the story of a local election campaign and political decisions that will determine the future of San Francisco.

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Kent Graham is one of five candidates vying to unseat San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. He has a business background and worked as an accounting and financial manager in the healthcare industry for more than 35 years.

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Tuesday is election day in San Francisco. Five people are running to unseat Mayor Ed Lee – and one of them is Kent Graham, who has a business background and worked as an accounting and financial manager in the healthcare industry for more than 35 years. 

Ben Trefny

KALW’s Ben Trefny talks with Amy Farah Weiss about her candidacy for San Francisco Mayor.

Ben Trefny

Amy Farah Weiss is on the ballot as one of six candidates to be mayor of San Francisco. Weiss was born in Berkeley and raised in San Jose. She’s the daughter of union workers, and she’s the first generation in her family to go to college, earning a master’s degree in Organizational Development and Training from S.F. State in 2010. Amy Farah Weiss sat down with KALW’s Ben Trefny to talk about her campaign.

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Reed Martin is running for mayor of San Francisco.

Martin has worked in the tech industry as a design thinker. He’s served on committees concerned with Market Street and city transit. And he has a plan to dedicate up to 90 million dollars of city budget money to funding ideas generated by the public.

 

We’re less than two weeks away from local elections, including a mayoral race in San Francisco. One of the candidates is educator, musician, and activist Francisco Herrera. KALW's Ben Trefny sat down with Herrera to talk about his candidacy.

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Since Ed Lee was elected mayor of San Francisco four years ago, the city’s economy has seen a radical turnaround. Unemployment has dropped from over eight percent to less than four percent. The city’s budget has grown bigger than ever – to nearly nine billion dollars a year.

Tom Eure/Harvey Milk Archives, Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library

Harvey Milk in His Own Words, and Why Dan White Killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone.  On tonight's call-in edition of Out in the Bay, meet journalist Mike Weiss and publisher Vince Emery. Weiss' book Double Play: The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone & Harvey Milk is a gripping account of why Dan White did it and a riveting look at the modern history of San Francisco politics.