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East Bay races and measures

Editor's note: The following story has been altered from the original to correct an error. We had originally identified Courtney Ruby as running for...

Writing wrongs

Billy Bragg keeps the progressive home fires burning and cynicism at bay.

Progressive Voter Index

September 12, 2006
By Steven T. Jones Despite Mayor Gavin Newsom's rhetorical efforts to dismiss the importance of ideology in San Francisco politics, this is a town the...

Shackling the tax man

How the Bay Area's wealthiest benefit from Republican control of the IRS

Ballot measures

June 6, 2006
Results for the props are interesting, too. Prop. A is behind, 53-47, but that's the conservative side of town showing up in the absentees....

Marry, marry quite contrary

March 6, 2006
Bush has finally secured millions to promote marriage in "at-risk" communities.