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LOOK: Can You Believe This Isn't Actually Edward Snowden?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

A group of independent and amateur filmmakers in Hong Kong have already produced a short movie about Edward Snowden, and the lead actor's resemblance ...

Bloomberg's Football Wager: New York Bagels Vs. SF Sourdough Bread

Posted 01.19.2012 | New York

The stakes are high, as the New York Giants fly off to San Francisco for the NFC Championship against the 49ers this weekend. Despite news of quar...

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...

'I've Changed My Mind'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.07.2011 | San Francisco

After much rumored anticipation, Mayor Ed Lee announced Monday that he is running for mayor in November's election. "I've changed my mind," Lee to...

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. ...

Mayor Lee Lays Out Vision For Next Muni Chief

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

Correction: It turns out that the quote from Ed Lee was purely the invention of one of our favorite columnists, Melissa Griffin. Oops! She was indicat...

Ending Piggybank Politics: Checkbook Balancing in San Francisco

Michael Moritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moritz

There is no more potent engine for reform than the passion of voters who feel betrayed by the politicians they hoped would do the right thing. Nowhere is this more evident than in San Francisco.

SF's New Mayor Makes History

AP | ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco welcomed its first Asian-American leader Tuesday, as City Administrator Edwin Lee was sworn in as interim mayor be...