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Supervisors advised against Mirkarimi recusals, essentially removing their gags

It's looking increasingly unlikely that any members of the Board of Supervisors will be recused from next week's big vote on whether to sustain...

Separated bikeways on Oak and Fell finally up for approval

After three years of delays and broken promises, the fate of a dangerous but vital bike route in San Francisco will be decided on...

SFBC keeps its distance from Critical Mass anniversary ride

Today's 20th anniversary Critical Mass ride has received overwhelming media coverage in the last few days, including a surprisingly laudatory editorial in yesterday's Examiner,...

Qualifying Mirakarimi’s jury

If even a couple of supervisors are recused, the Sheriff could automatically keep his job

Feinstein screws Breed

SHIT HAPPENED: The District 5 supervisorial race gets shaken up 

Perjury charges don’t look so good for the mayor

The Chron doesn't think it's important, but there's some serious evidence in today's Ex that the mayor wasn't entirely forthcoming when he testified before...

The gloves are coming off in competitive D5

Candidates in the District 5 supervisorial race – where one recent poll showed almost half of voters undecided about a field of imperfect candidates...

Supervisors set Oct. 9 to decide Mirkarimi’s fate

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors officially received the official misconduct case against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi yesterday, starting the clock on the 30-day...

Stop the presses: CleanPowerSF 8, PG&E 3

Sometimes, the good guys (and gals) win.And so, after the Guardian started the public power movement in 1969  with the pioneering Joe Neilands expose...

Historic, veto-proof vote launches CleanPowerSF

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors today cast an historic vote that was more than a decade in the making, approving the CleanPowerSF program...

Endorsement interviews: Julian Davis for D. 5 supervisor

Julian Davis, a candidate in District Five, has lined up some impressive endorsements. He's running to the left of the incumbent, Christina Olague, and...

Nite Trax: The Eagle flies again

I hung out yesterday evening with the new occupants of the Eagle Tavern (now known as the SF Eagle, apparently) at a celebration of...

D5, Mirkarimi, and 8 Washington

Everybody knows that the timing of the Board of Supervisors vote on ousting the sheriff for official misconduct is bad for Ross Mirkarimi. We're...

Davis snags a trio of top progressive endorsements

District 5 supervisorial candidate Julian Davis is emerging as the progressive standard-bearer in that competitive race after today receiving the endorsements of a trio...

Olague faces her challengers during first D5 debate

Tonight's inaugural District 5 supervisorial debate will be a key test for Sup. Christina Olague – who has fallen from favor with many progressives...

When the people lead

A unique citizen push to save our waterfront

Supervisors prepare to receive Mirkarimi case from Ethics

The Board of Supervisors this week adopted a plan for considering ousting their former colleague, suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, on the official misconduct charges...

Antonini, quarterback for development interests, wins the game

If there was any doubt about the loyalty to developers of Planning Commissioner Michael Antonini, he put them to rest yesterday shortly after finally...

Why should a Republican dentist decide what gets built in San Francisco?

The Board of Supervisors is almost evenly divided on confirming Mayor Ed Lee's appointment of Republican dentist Michael Antonini to his fourth four-year term...

Feeling the heat, Olague kills RCV repeal for now

After reviving a controversial effort to repeal the city's ranked-choice voting (RCV) system and paying a political price for her shifting stands on the...

Gonzalez withdraws his endorsement of Olague

Matt Gonzalez – the attorney and former president of the Board of Supervisors whose 2003 run for mayor galvanized the city's progressive movement –...

Olague’s antics on RCV alarm her progressive supporters

As Sup. Christina Olague was being appointed to the District 5 seat on the Board of Supervisors by Mayor Ed Lee in January, we...

What if the mayor lied?

Are we back to the bad old days? Ed Lee's potential perjury points to yes

Gascon comments on Lee perjury allegations

Luke Thomas from Fog City Journal showed up at a press conference District Attorney George Gascon was holding on another topic, and threw in...