However, no one is more disappointed than the tens of thousands of couples and their families that won't have the same rights and privileges that Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger have been afforded,
The bottom line is I recommended that Tony Hall be appointed to the Treasure Island authority, ... Clearly, I made a mistake, and I take responsibility for that mistake, and I'm accountable for that mistake. Period.
This is real. This is about basic, fundamental rights. It's about laying a foundation of equality for everybody, and he missed a golden opportunity to stand on history and to do something that is noble and appropriate. By no means was this a profile in courage. What a wasted moment for his administration.
Michael Johnson and Fillmore Development Associates have shown tremendous persistence and passion for this neighborhood and the opportunity to bring back an important part of San Francisco's cultural heritage,
The extremes are we have over 550 people in San Francisco earning over $100,000 a year. Principally, that's based on the ability to generate upwards of 90 percent of their salary in overtime expenditures.
As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional.