Tagged: Michael Petrellis

Michael Petrelis and long-time partner Mike Merrigan outside Department of Elections office (photo: LEAAPS, Let's Elect AIDS Activist Petrelis Supervisor) 48

BREAKING: Michael Petrelis files to run for District 8 Supervisor seat

It’s official, Supervisor Wiener will have some competition next year when the District 8 Supervisor seat is up for grabs again. Long-time AIDS activist and transparency advocate, Michael Petrelis, announced on his blog yesterday that on November 21st, he officially filed papers with the San Francisco Department of Elections to run for...

Supporters and Michael Petrelis (Center) and his lawyer, Dereck St, Pierre (Right) Photo: KTVU 16

Final Round: Wiener vs. Petrelis, Petrelis Pleads No Contest

After eight months of legal maneuvering, court dates, postponement, news stories and posts like this one the bell has finally been rung in this particular battle between Supervisor Scott Wiener and controversial blogger/journalist and activist, Michael Petrelis stemming from a pix snapped of the Sup. by Petrelis inside a second...

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Monday Morning News Round Up

As is the case the Castro Biscuit often touches on stories or events over the course of a month (or more) and then conclusions, follow ups, or report backs aren’t always so easy to find. Heres this Monday’s offerings. In a April post we reported SFPD was trying to skip around...

Supporters and Michael Petrelis (Center) and his lawyer, Dereck St, Pierre (Right) Photo: KTVU 8

UPDATE: Petrelis vs. Wiener, Let’s Get Ready to RrrummmBBLLEE!!

Step up to the ring folks-things are about to get dicey, once again, in local Castro, Queer political circles. As the Biscuit posted on Nov. 30th, Dist. 8 Sup. Scott Wiener asked the SF District Attorney’s office to press charges against Michael Petrellis, longtime LGBTQ activist, blogger, and local politician’s...

Supervisor Weiner: caught brushing his teeth! Stop the presses. Photo: Michael Petrelis 22

BREAKING: Activist Michael Petrelis Arrested Over Privacy Violation Involving San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener

We awake this Friday to find yet another odd twist in the world of Castro neighborhood politics.  Clinton Fein from The New Civil Rights Movement reports in what appears to be an act of heavy-handed political retribution, longtime activist, muckraker and citizen journalist Michael Petrelis yesterday surrendered to the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in...