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Phil Ting

California's Early Childhood Education System: Promises Kept

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

Most of the things for which an elected official has direct responsibility are much too boring for the average voter to consider. One area that is, has, and will continue to be of great concern to Californians is the interests of children.

California's Historic Championing of Transgender Rights

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Karen Ocamb

For years, battles over transgender rights have been fought relatively quietly in state legislatures, the boardrooms of LGBT and progressive non-profit organizations and on the streets of America.

State Senate Passes Aggressive Gun Storage Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

California's state Senate passed a bill on Monday that would make storing a firearm where it is accessible to a child a misdemeanor in the state. L...

Aaron Sankin

'Banks Have Failed Us': SF Officials Target Foreclosure Tax Breaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- City officials introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at closing a loophole that gives banks a tax break when foreclosing on a home. The...

SHOCK: Losing Mayoral Candidate Spent HOW Much Per Vote?

| Posted 04.29.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams In losing the 2010 governor's race, Republican Meg Whitman set a record...

Loren Berlin

Mortgage Fraud: Local Officials Step Up To Uncover Document Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 02.18.2012 | Business

In the absence of state and federal research about how the nation's largest mortgage companies are forging mortgage documents and wrongfully foreclosi...

San Francisco Mayoral Candidates and Mental Illness

DJ Jaffe | Posted 12.26.2011 | San Francisco
DJ Jaffe

The SF Chronicle asked the mayoral candidates whether or not they support Laura's Law.

Necessary Conversation: Mayoral Car Wash

Necessary Conversation | Posted 11.30.2011 | San Francisco
Necessary Conversation

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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...