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1/4/2013

The biennial blood sport known as electing the president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors takes place on January 8—and this year’s... More»

12/27/2012

Mark Farrell, District 2 Supervisor: “Passing a strong City budget, figuring out a solution to our looming heath care liabilities, and... More»

12/20/2012

"Can you give me a smirk?” the photographer asks. “A victorious smirk—like ‘Yeah, I won.’” You... More»

12/6/2012

ON A RECENT AFTERNOON this summer, about three dozen Occupy protesters converged on the Market Street offices of PNC Bank. Although armed... More»

12/3/2012

Aaron Peskin is out of politics—done, finito, kaput. “I hardly ever go into city hall anymore, and I’m rarely on the phone with... More»

12/3/2012

YOU CAN TELL A LOT ABOUT A MAN by looking at where he puts his money, and Ron Conway, cofounder of the tech investing firm... More»

11/26/2012

IT'S 3 P.M. ON A FALL afternoon, and San Francisco's political class has descended on an ornate Chinatown banquet hall to toast the... More»

11/22/2012

Ed Lee may ultimately call the shots, but San Francisco’s executive branch doesn’t operate in a bubble—especially not with the... More»

11/7/2012

CALIFORNIA STATE ELECTION California Assembly and Senate Background: Though Democrats... More»

11/5/2012

Prop. 30 Upshot: Raises the sales tax for everyone and the income tax for those who make more than $250,000/ year. If not... More»

10/29/2012

Building off our easy-to-use guide to the state propositions (modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/ballot-propositions-dummies-voter-friendly-political-... More»

10/26/2012

Prop. 30 Upshot: Raises the sales tax for everyone and the income tax for those who make more than $250,000/ year. If not... More»