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GOTV volunteers needed at 1261 Howard

Although the statewide picture is looking okay, here in San Francisco big money is making a major push to take over the Board of...

Guardian: Endorsements for small business in San Francisco

Alas, this year some of the small business groups and leaders in San Francisco, such as the Small Business Advocates and Scott Hauge at...

The. Rent. Is. Too. Damn. High!

A record breaking conservative private donor puts the onus on progressives to show up on November 2nd

Cash not care

Downtown groups are spending big money and making telling alliances in this election

Republican who wants to overturn rent control pumps $200,000 into district elections

Thomas J, Coates, a big time investor in apartments and mobile homes, has dropped a total of $225,000 into five independent expenditure committees that...

Downtown massively outspends progressives

With only three weeks until the election, downtown interests are massively outspending progressive groups.(Conservative estimates suggest a 5:1 ratio, based on an analysis of...

Scott Wiener’s TIC letter

EDITORS NOTE: Includes corrections, noted at the bottom of the post. Scott Wiener, candidate for district 8 supervisor, is sending out a letter to people who...

Endorsements 2010: San Francisco candidates

SUPERVISOR, DISTRICT 2 JANET REILLY Frankly, we were a little surprised by the Janet Reilly who came in to give us her pitch as a District...

Alerts

alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6 District 8 Candidate Forum Four candidates running for D8 supervisor — Bill Hemenger, Rafael Mandelman, Rebecca Prozan, and Scott Wiener — discuss the...

Downtown money hits district races

Downtown cash is pouring into the district supervisorial races.Ethics Department filings show that an alliance backed by the Chamber of Commerce, the SF Police...

The District 8 dilemma

The Castro/Noe Valley district offers the sharpest contrasts between candidates — and is getting the least attention

Plan C endorses Sweet and Moss in D10

Plan C, a group that promotes condo conversions and rails against tenant protections, claims to be working hard to elect “moderate candidates” to the...

Texas hotels more progressive than San Francisco’s?

Prop. J would increase San Francisco's hotel tax of 14 percent – which is lower than such big cities as Seattle, Chicago, and New...

Endorsement interviews: Scott Wiener

Scott Weiner has a long record in District 8. He helped build the LGBT Center, was the president of the Eureka Valley Improvement Association,...

DCCC endorsements — how the hell did this happen?

Everyone knew that the DCCC, the endorsing arm of the San Francisco Democratic Party, would have trouble choosing candidates in the heavily contested D. 10...

Eating humble pie with Glendon “Anna Conda” Hyde

It was with a sinking feeling that I read the comments that Glendon “Anna Conda” Hyde’s supporters left on the Guardian's website last week,...

Democrats divided

DCCC endorses progressive supervisorial candidates and rejects Newsom ballot measures

What DCCC questionnaires reveal about Adachi reform, sit-lie and marijuana

The DCCC makes its endorsements for the November election on August 11. And in preparation for that crucial endorsement, candidates filled out questionnaires that...

DCCC endorsements will test progressive unity

When the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee convenes tomorrow (Aug. 11) evening to vote on its endorsements for the November races and ballot...

The politics of unity and division

Why does Newsom keep stabbing the progressive Democrats whose support he needs?

DCCC seats are fine for Newsom, just not supervisors

Mayor Gavin Newsom is seeking to be seated on the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee when it swears in newly elected members tonight,...

SF mayoral analysis in the NY Times misses the mark

I have praised Bay Citizen's early work and I think Gerry Shih is a smart young reporter, but I think their analysis of who...

Newsom’s plan for DCCC domination

Gavin's not quite ready to take over the world, or even California, but he's not leaving office without trying to mess up the progressive...

Reading the June election tea leaves

Everyone’s reading the tea leaves after the local election. The November supes races will be a huge deal, and it’s really tempting to try...