Correspondence between San Francisco Mayor's Office and Ron Conway

Peter Arcuni filed this request with the Office of the Mayor of San Francisco, CA.


From: Peter Arcuni

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all email or text message correspondence (sent or received) between the Mayor's Office and Ron Conway dating from January 1st, 2015 to present.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents may be made available to the general public free of charge as part of a reporting class that I am currently enrolled in at the Stanford University School of Journalism and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Peter Arcuni
Stanford University School of Journalism
Mailing address:
1265 Dolores Street, #1
San Francisco, CA 94110

From: MayorSunshineRequests (MYR)


Requestor: Peter Arcuni

December 15, 2016

Re: Public Records Request dated December 5, 2016

Dear Mr. Arcuni:

This letter responds to your Public Records Request sent to the Mayor’s office via email on December 5, 2016. In your request, you ask for the following from the Mayor’s Office:

1. “Any and all email or text message correspondence (sent or received) between the Mayor's Office and Ron Conway dating from January 1st, 2015 to present.”
Response dated December 15, 2016:

Attached please find electronic copies of all records in the possession of the Mayor’s Office responsive to your request. Please note that we are responding on behalf of the Mayor’s Office only, and not on behalf of other City departments.

Please note that some parts of the records provided to you were legally redacted to remove individuals’ personal phone numbers and personal email addresses. We are required to do so to protect the privacy interests of those individuals. Withholding information to protect privacy is authorized under California Constitution, Article I, section 1, and California Government Code Sections 6254(k) and 6254(c) (authorizing the withholding of records the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy). See, also, California Government Code Section 6250 and Section 67.1(g) of the San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance (legislative findings on the right of individuals to privacy).

If you have any questions regarding your request or would like to send another sunshine request, please do not hesitate to contact the Mayor’s Office at<>.


Victor Wai Ho Lim | 林偉浩
Deputy Communications Director | 副主任

From: Peter Arcuni

Thank for the response. I don't see the attached files, however. Can you attach and send.

Thank you,
Peter Arcuni

From: MayorSunshineRequests (MYR)

Dear Mr. Arcuni,

Please find attached the documents responsive to your original request. I am sorry that the attachment did not go through from my original response.

Please feel free to contact our office again if you have any additional questions or requests.

Thank you.

Victor Wai Ho Lim | 林偉浩
Deputy Communications Director | 副主任
Mayor's Office of Communications | 市長新聞辦公室
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 291
San Francisco, CA 94102-4639
(415) 554-6148<tel:%28415%29%20554-6148> |<>
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