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A Groundbreaking New Law For Retail Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.25.2014 | San Francisco

Amid growing concern over erratic work schedules, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a first-of-its-kind law aimed at securing m...

Predictable Schedules Offer Stability and Regular Pay to Hourly Workers

Ann O'Leary | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Ann O'Leary

Across the country, 59 percent of all workers are paid hourly. Many of these workers get their schedules just a few days in advance, and sometimes that comes with a last-minute notice of reduced hours.

Political Predictions for California and the Bay Area in 2014

Randy Shaw | Posted 03.09.2014 | San Francisco
Randy Shaw

In 2014, California ballot initiatives could boost progressive change and the June and November ballots feature intriguing races for state offices. The most important San Francisco campaign is legislative, as a broad coalition is assembled to get Sacramento to amend the Ellis Act to stop speculative evictions in the city.

BANNED: San Francisco's War On Fun Claims Another Victim

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.17.2013 | San Francisco

Let's hope that the drunken revelers who enjoy cruising up and down the strip of bars on Polk Street are satisfied with their present options, because...

The City's Most Powerful Supervisor On Making People Behave

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.10.2013 | San Francisco

Name: David Chiu Neighborhood: Polk Street Years In SF: 17 Current Gig: Representing San Francisco's District Three, Chiu was recently reelec...

Aaron Sankin

Mayoral Candidate's Campaign Office Robbed On Eve Of Election | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

Early Sunday morning, thieves broke into the Nob Hill campaign office of mayoral hopeful David Chiu and stole thousands of dollars in computer equipme...

So What's Up With This Rank Choice Voting System?

AP | By BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Karla Jones knows that voting in the upcoming election for San Francisco mayor won't be as simple as completing the arrow next to one...

Meet David Chiu

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

David Chiu Born: 1970, Cleveland, Ohio Current Gig: Board of Supervisors President Why should we vote for you? Our City deserves a Mayor wh...

Chinese for Affirmative Action Mayoral Debate: Central Subway, Bruce Lee, and Zynga

Matthew Harrison Tedford | Posted 11.30.2011 | San Francisco
Matthew Harrison Tedford

The mayoral debate presented by Chinese for Affirmative Action on Wednesday September 28th heralds the beginning of the end for the sixteen candidates vying for the executive office.

Aaron Sankin

Is A Car-Free Market Street Possible? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

Board of Supervisors President and mayoral hopeful David Chiu has introduced a resolution urging the city to do more to limit the numer of private aut...

David Chiu Introduces Landmark Online Budget Database

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco

It's not often that elected officials request more transparency in their own offices. But on Tuesday, Supervisor David Chiu did just that. At the B...

WATCH: Mayor Lee Releases First Official Campaign Commercial

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.02.2011 | San Francisco

If the mayor's campaign slogan is to be believed, "Ed Lee gets it done." Exactly what "it" entails is subject to debate; this week, "it" meant rele...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: What's The Quickest Way To Get Around San Francisco? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.10.2013 | San Francisco

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has won a San Francisco mayoral race! Well, technically, mayoral candidate David Chiu has won a race amo...

Three City Supervisors Heading To Burning Man (For Real)

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday, Supervisor and mayoral candidate David Chiu told the San Francisco Bay Guardian that he and fellow Supervisor Jane Kim would be attending ...

DON'T MISS: Big Mayor Debate This Thursday -- Watch Live Here!

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco

Bummed you missed out on the booing, the air horns, the name-calling, the hullabaloo that was this Monday's mayoral debate? Fret not, San Francisco...

Carly Schwartz

'Don't Boo The Mayor!' | Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.09.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Since he officially announced his candidacy Monday, San Francisco has been buzzing with the news that acting Mayor Ed Lee will indeed...

To Run Or Not To Run?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.26.2011 | San Francisco

Should Ed Lee run for reelection? Right now, that's the single most loaded question in all of San Francisco politics. When Lee was selected by ...

Matt Sledge

Twitter Tax Break Divides Politicians | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.18.2011 | San Francisco

If Twitter thought its time in the political spotlight was over the day it won a tax break from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, it was wrong. ...

Does This Tax Drive Businesses From San Francisco? | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Not only is the San Francisco Chronicle lacking the professional courtesy to link to TechCrunch for first reporting the tech industry's fears about Sa...