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Editorial: Stop the War on Fun

A local nightlife producer has won a tentative settlement in a false arrest and police abuse lawsuit against San Francisco. The deal still needs...

Saving Lyon-Martin

A clinic specializing in care to uninsured LGBT patients is the latest in SF to face closure

Early indicators

Supervisors reject preservationist position, raising concerns about development -- and revealing a little of their political philosophies

Wiener proposes economic study on nightlife

While the basic ideological makeup of the new Board of Supervisors didn't change much, there are a few notable differences between the newbies and...

Lyon Martin clinic facing closure

Lyon Martin Health Services -- a legendary health clinic that specializes in women's and LGBT health, celebrating its 30th anniversary last year -- is...

Historic preservation fight at the board

The supervisors will hear a recommendation from the Rules Committee Jan. 25th to appoint Richard Johns to a seat on the Historic Preservation Commission....

Appetite: Germanic adventures

A preview of new German and Austrian restaurants

SF’s new political era

What Mayor Lee and a new board mean for the city

They have issues: Members of the new Board speak

Board President David Chiu touched off a broad political discussion in recent weeks with his statement that officials were elected “not to take positions,...

Chiu stiffs progressives on key committee appointments

Belying his repeated claims to being part of the progressive movement, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has ousted his progressive colleagues from key...

Chiu and pragmatism win over the new board

Despite the re-election of David Chiu as president of the Board of Supervisors today, there was a palpable shift in the political dynamics at...

Mayoral dynamics

Supervisors survey the tricky path to Room 200

Chiu, the mayor and the next board

Matier and Ross today ran a piece saying exactly what everybody who follows local politics already knew: Board president David Chiu will have considerable...

Big day at the Board of Supervisors

Before the Board of Supervisors can adjourn for the year, it has some serious business to take care of at this afternoon's regular meeting:...

Class of 2010: Scott Wiener

His top priorities in D8 are transit, jobs, and preserving entertainment and nightlife

The class of 2010

How will four new supervisors handle a budget crisis, a new mayor and rapidly changing city? We talk to the freshman about their priorities, goals, and ambitions

About that “far left beating…”

Our old pal Chuck Nevius is gloating about how the "far left" (I guess that means the people who would have been called mainstream...

Dodging bullets

SF progressives didn't do as well at the polls as in the last few election cycles, but it could have been worse

The next mayor

Can the left win, or will egos and infighting turn this into a huge missed opportunity?

Ranked-choice voting tally in SF doesn’t change

Another preliminary run of ranked-choice ballots in the San Francisco supervisorial races this afternoon shows the same winners as Friday's run: Malia Cohen, Scott...

The “Democratic Machine” myth

Okay, I read the gloating from Randy Shaw about Jane Kim defeating the "Democratic Party Machine," which, as far as I can tell, seems...

Cohen and Farrell come from behind in early ranked-choice tally

A preliminary run of the ranked-choice ballots in San Francisco Board of Supervisors races shows D10 candidate Malia Cohen and D2 candidate Mark Farrell...

Ranked choice vote tallying starts tomorrow

With four of the five Board of Supervisors races awaiting ranked-choice voting tallies, the San Francisco Department of Elections says it will run a...

Election 2010: Labor and progressives dodge a bullet

Bucking a national conservative, anti-government political trend, San Franciscans stayed with some fairly progressive politics on election night, rejecting a measure to demonize public...