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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»

10/19/2011

Interim mayor Ed Lee must have been feeling pretty good this fall, since according to the polls, the race has been his to lose. The rest of the candidates... More»

10/19/2011

Recently I went for a bike ride with an attorney I know. To get from a meeting at Van Ness and Clay to another one downtown, this busy... More»

11/19/2009

The Thug and Ed Lee...Today's Chron (11/2/11) breaks a big story concerning former CitiApartments strongman Andrew Hawkins and an... More»