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San Francisco Is First Major City To Boycott Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

San Francisco will not use taxpayer money to fund any city employees' trips to Indiana in light of the state's new law allowing discrimination against...

Lydia O'Connor

San Francisco Crack Pipe Exchange Program Plans Expansion | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco’s brazen crack pipe exchange isn’t going anywhere, its organizers say, even if the city won’t condone -- let alon...

San Francisco's Huge Agreement With China Raises Eyebrows

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.24.2012 | San Francisco

On Tuesday morning, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined with California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Chao Wang...

Aaron Sankin

SF's Massive, Controversial New Hospital Takes One Step Closer To Reality | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.27.2012 | San Francisco

Following a marathon 10-hour public hearing earlier this week, San Francisco's Planning Commission approved a controversial plan by the California Pac...

Aaron Sankin

'I'm Not Going To Apologize For Grabbing Someone's Basketball Team' | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.11.2012 | San Francisco

British philosopher Isaiah Berlin once wrote there are two types of thinkers: hedgehogs and foxes. Foxes know lots of little things; hedgehogs know on...

Aaron Sankin

Plan For Massive New Hospital Creates Controversy | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.10.2012 | San Francisco

One might think that something as pleasant sounding as the construction of a hospital might be relatively uncontroversial in San Francisco. But, as...

Mister Mayor? Not So Fast

AP | BETH DUFF-BROWN and MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Interim Mayor Ed Lee is poised to become San Francisco's first elected Asian-American mayor. With some 85 percent of the vote c...

The Making of the Ed Lee "2 Legit 2 Quit" Video

Ronald Conway | Posted 12.25.2011 | San Francisco
Ronald Conway

2011-10-25-Screenshot20111025at2.58.01PM.pngSince so many people are not reached through traditional methods such as phones, TV ads, and mailers, we're now reaching people through social media.

'WHY ED WHY?' Occupy San Francisco Slams Ed Lee

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.20.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday, Occupy San Francisco demonstrators gathered outside of City Hall before a Board of Supervisors meeting to protest Mayor Ed Lee's refusal t...

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...

'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...

Leland Yee's Latest Flip-Flop

| Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Erin Sherbert We recently gave readers a little insight as to why state Sen. Lel...