The Stefani Era Begins

On Jan. 30, District 2 got a new supervisor when Mayor Mark Farrell selected Cow Hollow resident Catherine Stefani to replace him. Insiders quickly praised the decision as savvy; she is generally described as a moderate, but one who is on good terms with the progressives in City Hall.
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SF to consider ban on concealed guns at large demonstrations

As the nation’s lawmakers consider relaxing rules around permits to carry concealed firearms, San Francisco is proposing to ban them from large gatherings like protests. Supervisor Catherine Stefani is expected to introduce legislation Tuesday that would prohibit anyone from carrying concealed firearms when attending large demonstrations in parks, parades or events requiring street closures. The ban would be in effect for a 500-foot radius around the gathering.
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INTERVIEW: How can San Francisco stop car break-ins?

San Francisco is trying to figure how to stop car break-ins. The city averages dozens each and every day. The evidence is all over--broken glass lining many streets. Joining KRON4 on Thursday, San Francisco's newest supervisor Catherine Stefani.  
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Editorial: The city’s newest supervisor comes with experience

Political club endorsements, a commission slot or a fat wallet are the usual ingredients that help land a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The appointment of Catherine Stefani to the panel shows that experience counts as well. Interim Mayor Mark Farrell picked her to fill his prior job representing District Two covering the Marina and Pacific Heights. Her selection may settle the dust on a whirlwind period brought on by the sudden death of former Mayor Ed Lee in December, a fill-in stretch for Supervisor London Breed and a surprise vote giving the top job to Farrell.
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SF county clerk replaces new mayor on Board of Supervisors, will run for seat

Mayor Mark Farrell has picked his replacement as District Two supervisor: County Clerk Catherine Stefani. And she isn’t planning on being a caretaker supervisor. Stefani was sworn in Tuesday morning at the Moscone Recreation Center in the Marina, in front of a sun-dappled baseball field and children’s playground. An hour later, she pulled her papers to run for the seat in November.
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