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Shit show

What has the SFPUC has been dumping in city gardens?

Thawing ICE

Recent events hurt Mayor Gavin Newsom's case for refusing to enforce sanctuary law

The Green Party’s nadir

With its numbers down and its stars leaving, a progressive party contemplates its prospects

Informing the public

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ISSUE: James Madison Freedom of Information Award winners fight the power

Waste of paper

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ISSUE: Ethics Commission system for routing out political corruption doesn't work, but it could easily be fixed

Taxi turbulence

SF's cab industry is about to change dramatically — but no one knows how an experiment in selling permits will actually turn out

Expanding movement

Day of Action started on UC campuses, but it's grown to encompass wider calls to fund public education and services

Bill Bennett, Public-Interest Fighter, dies at 92

California loses a "determined old warrior"

Fixing the Foundation

City College entities battle over fiscal oversight in the wake of a money laundering scandal

The people vs. corporate power

June ballot showcases the lopsided struggle against big money interests

Mission: save Dolores Park

February 16, 2010

Park goers will still have access to their beloved green space- but change is gonna come

Labor’s love lost

SEIU's internal problems are rippling through San Francisco's political scene

Logging helps the planet?

February 10, 2010

"In California, forestry is the only sector that has a positive effect on air quality," says Sierra Pacific Industries

Sunshine and shadows

How downtown tried to scuttle a law protecting city parks

Clipboard clash

February 9, 2010

Constitutional convention campaign says it's being sabotaged by the ballot-initiative industry

The “jobs” shell game

Newsom pushes business tax cuts and fee delays despite evidence they do more harm than good

Biotech’s bonanza

Is the local business tax exemption for this thriving industry worth the cost?

DEIR in the headlights

Rushing Lennar's fishy Candlestick plans through the approval process out of political fear

Buzz kill

A petition is filed to regulate the movement -- and destruction -- of nonlocal, commercially reared bumblebees

Saving ocean ecosystems

GREEN CITY: Vanishing acts are becoming common for marine creatures like Pacific leatherback sea turtles

The truth about San Francisco’s budget

Guess what? SF actually spends about what other big cities do

PG&E attack mailer puts City Hall on defensive

Green City: SF officials are investigating whether PG&E broke the law with these misleading mailers

Pedaling forward

GREEN CITY: The Bicycle Plan injunction is lifted -- and crews work at a blistering pace to make the city safer for cyclists