Willie Brown

City Hall Centennial

Former Mayor Willie Brown Basks In Glow Of City Hall Centennial Anniversary

KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider is joined by former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown who played a pivotal role in getting San Francisco’s City Hall in the tip-top shape it’s in today as the building celebrates its 100-year anniversary.

06/19/2015

Willie Brown

Politics Insider Willie Brown Says Gavin Newsom Would Be Good Choice For Veep In Clinton Campaign

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown said that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom would be a good choice for vice president in any presidential campaign with Hillary Rodham Clinton topping the Democratic Party ticket.

04/12/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With Protests

After stepping down over accusations of shady dealings, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey was the guest of honor at a fancy dinner in San Francisco Thursday night.

02/12/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

Embattled Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey To Be Honored For ‘Lifetime Of Service’ At San Francisco Dinner

Amid accusations of being too cozy with the power companies he regulated, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey will be the guest of honor at a dinner in San Francisco on Thursday.

02/10/2015

Last Minute Christmas Toy Drive At SF’s Lefty O’Doul’s Collects More Than 10,000 Gifts

A San Francisco restaurant successfully collected more than 10,000 toys Wednesday in a Christmas Eve toy drive intended to bring toys to the city’s neediest children.

12/24/2014

Democratic National Convention: Day 2

Phil Matier: Will Dianne Feinstein Back SF’s Mayor Lee In His Re-Election Bid?

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may not be able to count Senator Dianne Feinstein among his backers for his re-election campaign.

11/10/2014

Confetti and streamers are lauched at the climax of a ribbon cutting ceremony at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, July 17, 2014. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Grand Opening For Levi’s Stadium Leaves Former SF Mayor Willie Brown Feeling ‘Bitter’

Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is officially open. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss yesterday’s opening ceremony. Brown says he was disappointed that there was no evidence of a proper handoff between Candlestick Park and the new stadium.

07/18/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

San Francisco Muni Operators Ratify Contract That Guarantees Raises Over Three Years

San Francisco Muni operators ratified a new contract on Monday that guarantees them a 14.25 percent raise over three years.

07/15/2014

Formor San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (Trisha Leeper/Getty Images)

Willie Brown Played Role In Muni’s Tentative Contract Agreement

It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco’s City’s Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.

06/30/2014

Darth Vader & George Lucas

Mayor, Supes Trying To Keep Lucas Museum In San Francisco

San Francisco politicians were rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas’ collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the “Star Wars” creator from moving his proposed museum to Chicago.

06/14/2014

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