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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.

Meet The Most Powerful And Polarizing Woman In SF Politics

sf mag logo | Posted 01.26.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of San Francisco Magazine. IT'S 3 P.M. ON A FALL afternoon, and San Francisco's political class has descended on ...

PHOTOS: Your Guide To San Francisco's Weirdest Political Race

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.06.2012 | San Francisco

From the very outset, it was abundantly clear that the race for San Francisco's District Five supervisor was going to be largely defined by the candid...

Eight Ways For Tiger To Pick Up Girls While He's Here

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.14.2012 | San Francisco

Tiger Woods is currently the favorite to win the U.S. Open this weekend at San Francisco's Olympic Club. Online betting hub Bovada gives him 13-to-2 o...

Friday Fantasy

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.23.2012 | Comedy
Christopher Caen

Every journalist has their Holy Grail. And ever since this whole Mirkarimi saga started, I have wanted to bust it wide open, and uncover what everyone was quietly talking about.

Robin Wilkey

BURN! Rose Pak Publicly Roasts Supervisors During Unbelievable Chinese New Year Parade Stunt | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.12.2012 | San Francisco

Eric Mar stood speechless and wide-eyed. John Avalos laughed nervously. George Gascon loosened his collar. And all the while, the crowd went wild. ...

Back On Track: Controversial Central Subway Project Takes Big Step Forward

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.19.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco's controversial Central Subway project moved one step closer to completion this week when the city got a crucial okay from the federal g...

Necessary Conversation: Teaching Ed Lee To Swear

Necessary Conversation | Posted 11.23.2011 | San Francisco
Necessary Conversation


WATCH: The Most Brutal Mayoral Campaign Ad Yet?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.20.2011 | San Francisco

In what my be the slickest ad of the campaign season thus far, Dennis Herrera has released an ad that goes straight for mayor Ed Lee's jugular. (S...

Dennis Herrera Slams Central Subway Project He Previously Supported

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.08.2011 | San Francisco

"Fiascos aren't born that way," wrote Dennis Herrera. "They typically grow from the seeds of worthy ideas and their laudable promise is betrayed in su...

Why Ed Lee Should Run for Mayor

Michael Yaki | Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco
Michael Yaki

The vast majority of people working diligently to enforce Lee's "promise" not to run are those people whose livelihoods will be sent swirling down the porcelain bowl if he does toss his hat into the ring.

Ed Lee: How to Be a (Nearly) Perfect Politician Without Really Trying

Pamela Tom | Posted 08.10.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Tom

In this age of mistrust, Ed Lee, the mayor of San Francisco exemplifies what all of us should demand from our elected officials. Only he does it without us even asking.