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Richmond mayor Gayle McLaughlin
11/19/2013

“If you tie your wagon to corporations,” says Richmond mayor Gayle McLaughlin, “and say, ‘They’re gonna get... More»

11/15/2013

Among the 200 or so people crammed into a ’50s-era commissary turned community hall at the Presidio, George Lucas isn’t hard to... More»

Ed Lee
11/12/2013

Full disclosure—the only newspaper we read on Sunday mornings is the Daily Racing Form. But... More»

11/7/2013

"8 Washington was an idea that San Franciscans seemed to reject pretty much across the board," say Corey Cook, associate professor of politics at... More»

The site of the 8 Washington proposal.
11/6/2013

The proposal to build a new development at 8 Washington lost big last night in two ballot measures, meaning that the backers of the project will either have... More»

11/5/2013

It's not much fun to live in an SRO. There's poverty, bedbugs, drug addiction, and shared bathrooms. There's even the looming... More»

11/5/2013

Election day is today, and while it lacks the high stakes drama of a Presidential (or even Mayoral) race, there are still controversial issues on today's... More»

11/1/2013

The fight over 8 Washington—a 136-foot-tall waterfront project that would house condos, retail, and restaurants—is a doozy, having pulled nearly... More»

10/28/2013

Supervisor Scott Wiener today announced that he would be introducing legislation to impose a tax of two cents per ounce on soft drinks. Intended to reduce... More»

10/22/2013

"He looks scared,” says a woman sitting next to me. It’s an unseasonably warm day in November 2012, and we’re packed... More»

10/15/2013

U.S. prosecutors may allege Ross William Ulbricht was a hacker, money launderer, and online drug dealer who allegedly hired a contract killer to take out a... More»