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Last Minute Save For State's Largest College

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Following outcries from students, faculty and other supporters, a judge has ruled that City College of San Francisco will keep its accreditation until...

SF Threatens Lawsuit Over Nevada Psychiatric Patient Dumping

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco officials are considering suing Nevada for allegedly giving some 500 poor psychiatric patients one-way bus tickets...

Exclusive: AFER Prop 8 Players Talk About U.S. Supreme Court Ruling (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I participated in a conference call with the American Foundation for Equal Rights moments after their Supreme Court victory. Speaking on the call are AFER Executive Director Adam Umhoefer; lead co-counsel David Boies; plaintiffs Kris Perry, Sandy Stier, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo; and others.

Deep Dish, Deep Trouble

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.16.2013 | San Francisco

Palo Alto-based pizza chain Patxi's has settled with the city of San Francisco for $320,000 due to the company's violations of the city's universal he...

New Plays Join the Fight for Equal Rights

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 08.06.2012 | San Francisco
Lauren Gunderson

"The phrase Marriage Equality has become a political talking point for liberals and conservatives alike. The goal with the Marriage Equality Plays is to share a human side of a polarizing political issue."

'Crisis' Pregnancy Center Sues San Francisco Over Controversial New Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.17.2012 | San Francisco

Following a San Francisco Board of Supervisors decision banning crisis pregnancy centers from engaging in what it deemed, "false or misleading adverti...

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...

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...

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.

Aaron Sankin

Suspicious Donations To San Francicso Mayor Investigated For Money Laundering

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco

While the Huffington Post San Francisco team has yet to make it all the way through Ed Lee's recently released 130-page unofficial campaign biography,...

Meet Dennis Herrera

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

Dennis Herrera Born: 1962, Long Island, New York Current Gig: City Attorney of San Francisco Why should we vote for you? For nearly a deca...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Fringe Candidates Make A Splash At Biggest Mayor Debate Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - The most important thing to note about Thursday evening's mayoral debate at the Commonwealth Club of California (other than the fact t...

Necessary Conversation: Mayoral Car Wash

Necessary Conversation | Posted 11.30.2011 | San Francisco
Necessary Conversation

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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...

PHOTOS: Leading Local Organizations Name Their Top Picks For Mayor

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.15.2011 | San Francisco

Political endorsements are crucial in any electoral contest, but in the current San Francisco mayoral race, they're taking on an extra level of import...

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...

Aaron Sankin

A Battle For the Soul Of Golden Gate Park

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.04.2011 | San Francisco

The first thing you notice about the Stow Lake Boathouse is that it could really use a fresh coat of paint. The light green trim framing the boat ...

Ed Lee Blows Off Mayoral Debate For Bar Crawl

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.19.2011 | San Francisco

During Ed Lee's first few months as mayor, his mantra was, "I am not a politician." At the time it made sense; the former City Administrator had o...

The Results Are In: SF's Most Powerful Party Names Its Mayoral Picks

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Democratic Central Campaign Committee, the organization in charge of the city's Democratic Party, issued its endorsements on Wednesd...

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!'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

City Officials Crack Down On 'Misleading' Anti-Abortion Clinics

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.03.2011 | San Francisco

City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Malia Cohen on Tuesday announced plans to go after city crisis pregnancy centers that they claim practice ...

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 ...

Aaron Sankin

Leading Mayoral Candidate Hires Disgraced Lobbyist As Manager

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.24.2011 | San Francisco

Only months after resigning from two of San Francisco's highest profile electoral campaigns, lobbyist Alex Tourk has signed on to manage the daily ope...

Why the Next Mayor Needs to Understand Open Government

Melissa Blaustein | Posted 09.20.2011 | San Francisco
Melissa Blaustein

Despite the fact that we live in a city that is home to Twitter, Yelp, Zynga and many other leading tech companies, our local government hasn't quite caught up with the private sector we serve.