Archive for the ‘Ed Lee’ Category

Lisa _Spinali_BWEffective this month, Lisa Spinali has resigned as chair of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) in order to pursue other projects. Her public service for three years on this precedent-setting community forum is greatly appreciated by the officers of Sunnyside Neighborhood Association and many others in the community.

Lisa served as SNA President 2012-2016, and it was during her term that the need for effective local community input on the proposed housing development became clear.

Mayor Ed Lee began the process of developing housing on the seventeen-acre Balboa Reservoir land in late 2014, and a dysfunctional community meeting soon after illustrated the importance of a good community process. Lisa brought her long experience in enabling community involvement to bear on the matter, and it was through her initiative that the BRCAC was formed in 2015, a process facilitated and supported by Supervisor Norman Yee (District 7), and requiring the approval of Mayor Lee and the Board of Supervisors.  (more…)

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On KALW.org: San Francisco neighbors remember Mayor Ed Lee

Listen here: http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-neighbors-remember-mayor-ed-lee

“Around San Francisco, residents and community members took a moment to remember their mayor.

“The last place the mayor spent time, yesterday, was at a Safeway near his home in San Francisco’s Sunnyside District. Mayor Lee was shopping when, reports say, he clutched at his chest and fell. People in the market helped him up, and an ambulance came and took him to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.   (more…)

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