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  So much for the honeymoon phase. Dozens of protestors greeted the newly inaugurated mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf,  ... More»

Protests in Berkeley

  From the moment that a Missouri grand jury announced its failure to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of unarmed... More»

BART train

  There are two questions that writers get asked over dinner: They are: “Are you going to pay for your food this time? We’ve been... More»

The Lumina building

  In the past 12 months, 775 new condo units have been built in San Francisco, according... More»

David Saucier and Harith Atchan

  Last night, at a community vigil mourning the victims of... More»

Then-District Attorney Kamala Harris in her office in the Hall of Justice

  Editor's Note: This story by former San Francisco editor Nina Martin, now of ProPublica, was originally published in August 2007... More»

Kamala Harris

  And then there was one: Barring a hugely unexpected development, state Attorney General Kamala Harris is now the front-runner to replace... More»

Barbara Boxer during the 2010 campaign

  Ending weeks of speculation, California Senator Barbara Boxer announced that her fourth term would be her last.... More»

Closing ceremony at the 2012 Olympics.

  Former San Francisco Supervisor Chris Daly is many things, but coy about his opinions is not one of them. So when he put Mayor Ed Lee and... More»

Pictured: The fire-belching snail car made from a VW that the Oakland mayor like

  The most important question about Oakland’s new mayor, Libby Schaaf, isn’t what she plans to do about policing. It isn't about... More»

Mark Zuckerberg

  Attention, San Francisco. Your neighbor Mark Z.—you know, the white guy who lives in the Mission and works in tech? Wears a lot of... More»