March 2024 Election Results: How Common Sense Won

How Common Sense Won in March 2024 With 100% of the votes counted, we can officially declare the March 5th election a HUGE success. The leadership committee of the SF Democratic Party ("SF DCCC") is…

What are San Francisco Board Committees?

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has 11 members who vote on legislation that determine how San Francisco operates. However, before legislation gets to the full board, it usually passes through a…

What's wrong with housing in San Francisco?

San Francisco is an awesome place to live — we have incredible weather, great job opportunities, and the only two Michelin-starred Thai restaurants in the country (and lots of other great food, but…

San Francisco is not a "Strong Mayor" City

From commissions, to appeals, to discretionary review - the Mayor of San Francisco lacks the power to actually act as an executive, leaving City departments to flounder under the mismanagement of the…

The impact of Prop 47 on crime in San Francisco

In November 2014, California voters approved Proposition 47, The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act . It sounded good—the description brought to mind images of preventative crime measures and a more…

GrowSF Announces Record-Breaking Fundraising Results from "30 Reasons to Dump Dean Preston" Campaign

Release date: July 31, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco - GrowSF, a leading political nonprofit organization in San Francisco, is thrilled to announce the unprecedented success of its "3…

GrowSF launches 30 Reasons to Dump Dean Preston campaign

Release date: July 1, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Francisco — GrowSF, a leading San Francisco-based political non-profit organization, today announces the launch of a bold, new campaign titled…

GrowSF Donor Guide

Great candidates need great donors Great candidates can't win on ideas alone — they need great donors to help them win. The GrowSF Donor Guide will let you know which candidates align with GrowSF's…

GrowSF acquires The Bold Italic to celebrate the best of San Francisco

Release date: December 8, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Francisco, CA — GrowSF has acquired The Bold Italic and will relaunch it in early 2023 with a renewed focus on positive and optimistic…

No on Proposition I

Proposition I is a citizen signature initiative ordinance which will require the City to allow car traffic on the pedestrian-only JFK Promenade in Golden Gate Park and end the popular Great Highway…


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