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3/19/2012

ALL DAY LONG THE FATHER HAD BEEN ASKING FOR reassurance. He didn't want the body embalmed before he saw it.... More»

3/13/2012

ROSS MIRKARIMI STOOD OUTSIDE THE COURTROOM IN the Hall of Justice on the morning of March 12, surrounded by reporters, as... More»

3/9/2012

You were always known as a skilled orator who would readily, and loudly, share his opinion on any topic. Yet you made a major miscalculation in... More»

2/7/2012

As San Francisco celebrates today's 9th Circuit decision declaring Prop. 8 unconstitutional, much of the credit should go to City Attorney Dennis Herrera... More»

1/22/2012

If you’re a parent, any story about a terrible crime involving a child takes you to a dark, dark place: What if that had been my family? How would I... More»

12/14/2011

You might think a children’s art museum an unlikely site for a confrontation between Israeli and Palestinian activists. But that’s... More»

11/28/2011

1989: The Law San Francisco voters pass the Sanctuary City Ordinance. Among many other things, the law prohibits city employees... More»

11/28/2011

Turns out “Bad Boy” could be doing some good. The notorious gang-banger-turned-government-snitch, Roberto “Bad Boy” Acosta, has been... More»

10/21/2011

When interim mayor Ed Lee announced his intention to run for a full term this fall, erstwhile allies like Board of Supervisors president and fellow mayoral... More»

10/19/2011

In California, the death penalty has been in retreat for years, beset by revelations of wrongful convictions nationwide and legal challenges to the state... More»

10/19/2011

Most people around here are familiar with San Francisco resident James C. Hormel’s biggest coup: In 1999, he became the nation’s highest-ranking... More»

10/19/2011

Like a certain interim mayor who may not be so interim after all, George Gascón came out of nowhere to take a leading role in San Francisco politics. But... More»