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Mayor London Breed endorsed Sonja Trauss and Christine Johnson for District 6 supervisor.

Tuesday’s election didn’t turn out exactly the way Mayor London Breed had hoped.

Her favored candidates running for supervisor in District 6 lost and it looks like her candidates running in District 4 will lose as well.

She opposed Proposition C, the ballot measure to create $300 million for homelessness, and it passed handily.

These losses may impact her bid for reelection next year, political observers predict, by empowering the progressive members of the Board of Supervisors.

As for Breed, she is taking it in stride.

+ Ballots are still being counted. Check the live results for the latest. San Francisco Chronicle

Ford Motor Company appears to be diversifying its holdings in modes of transportation other than personal vehicles. The automaker, which owns commuter shuttle operator Chariot and sponsors docked rental bikes, is reported to have acquired electric scooter company Spin for $100 million.


Early yesterday morning, a smoldering fire at a Recology facility in Brisbane that spread smoke throughout The City’s southern neighborhoods for more than 24 hours was extinguished.


Last week, the Planning Department along with Public Works and the Municipal Transportation Agency relaunched the San Francisco Parklet Program. No new parklets, which are can be described as public spaces in parking spots, have been approved since 2015.


Flamethrowers, electric cars and rockets — now Muni? Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff asked Elon Musk to take on The City’s traffic woes by arranging for Boring Co. to dig new tunnels. Musk said it's feasible.


Flying United this holiday season? You may encounter one of two new automated security lanes at San Francisco International Airport.

The Neighborhoods

Lake Merced

Maria Lam, a 64-year-old Daly City resident, was discovered dead at Lake Merced on Oct. 30. The circumstances of her death have not been made public.


Outer Mission

Despite the lack of a citywide policy for handling people living in vehicles parked on city streets, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors approved a ban of oversize vehicles on De Wolf Street. SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin said enforcement would not occur until the Department of Homelessness has sent social workers to assist individuals there.



On Election Day, Manny Yekutiel opened Manny’s, a cafe, political bookshop and event space rolled into one storefront located at the corner of 16th and Valencia streets.


Mission Bay

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors approved the installation of bike lanes, which will be protected by parked cars and sidewalk on Townsend Street between Fifth and Eighth streets.


Lower Haight

Celebrated Apple designer Freddy Anzures left tech and launched an art gallery in June to preserve local funk, hip-hop and R&B culture. Family Affair Gallery currently has a show titled “Freaks of the Industry: Bay Area Hip-Hop Shot by B+” until Nov. 17.


Union Square

Yesterday, the holiday ice rink returned for an eleventh year. The rink, specially outfitted to work in California’s warm weather, can accommodate 300 skaters at a time.

The Columnists
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Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, On Guard: Breed may not have been on the ballot, but she lost this election big time

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Phil Matier and Andy Ross, Matier & Ross: Gavin Newsom’s future looks a lot brighter if Trump wins in 2020

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Heather Knight, On San Francisco: How a tweet turned Prop C. from an underdog to a winner

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Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, On Guard: After 13 years guiding Chamber of Commerce, Jim Lazarus bound for Feinstein’s office — again

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Robyn Purchia, Green Space: New San Francisco study opens door to exploring gender differences in environmental policies

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Broke-Ass City, Broke-Ass City: Do we finally have the tools to fight for the San Francisco that should be?

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Kelly Dessaint, I Drive SF: When bloviating regulars are no longer worth the effort

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Joe Eskenazi: Election 2018: ‘Mayor Breed is substantially weaker today than she was yesterday’

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Joe Eskenazi: Election 2018: How Matt Haney surprised everyone. Even himself.