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Newsom’s gambit

Gavin Newsom, flanked by his sister, Hillary Newsom Callan, her two young daughters and his fiancee, Jennifer Siebel, prepares to be sworn in for...

After Tom Lantos: The scramble

Lantos, Speier, Yee: The mad rush is on I'm sorry to hear that Rep. Tom Lantos has cancer, and I wish him well. But I'm...

Campaign sewer overflows

Rules limiting political money are swept away

Leno, Migden and Sacramento madness

Migden, Leno: Who's killing the bills? By Tim Redmond It’s been a wild few days in Sacramento. On Thursday afternoon, the state Senate narrowly...

Gutting campaign reform

Politicians need to kill the bill that skirts finance limits

Who’s following the money?

Not the City College bond oversight panel, which rarely meets and has seen no serious audits of half a billion in spending

Who paid for Migden’s billboards?

By Tim Redmond There's been a fair amount of flap over the big billboards featuring Carole Migden that appeared all over the Third Senate District...

A chance to end police secrecy

It's time to shed some light on peace officer misconduct

Ellis Act crisis

Will Leland Yee help stop evictions?

Important tenant alert — call Leland Yee!

By Tim Redmond A critical piece of tenant legislation is heading for the floor of the state Senate, and so far, San Francisco Senator Leland...

Blood in the water

Just as the 2007 mayor's race begins, Newsom is starting to look vulnerable — but who's running against him?

The Race is On: Candidates for local Nov. 7 races

By Sarah Phelan Sixty-six took out papers. Forty-one filed, meaning that over one-third of the potential candidates in local races in the Nov. 7 election,...

Endorsements for Nevin

By G.W. Schulz At Mike Nevin's Election Party At District 8 State Senate candidate Mike Nevin's election party, the mood is subdued. At the front of...

The winners are

By Tim Redmond At City Hall OK, we can now fairly safely project most of the local races. Leland Yee is way ahead in SF, and...

Yee racing past Nevin

By G.W. Schulz Leland Yee Campaign Headquarters Just across the Daly City border on the sleepy southern reaches of Mission Street, State Senate District 12 candidate...

first results

By Tim Redmond At City Hall First results are in, mostly the more-conservative absentees, and even so, there are some surprises. Leland Yee is way, way...

endorsements

For those of you who are still trying to vote, I'm really sorry that our endorsements haven't been available, but here they are: The Clean...

Election-night parties

We're having some web-server problems here, as some of you may have noticed. But we've managed to get our election blog up and running,...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com The San Francisco Board of Education agreed this month to spend a little north of $1.3 million fixing up some dilapidated...

San Francisco needs better candidates

The last time we had a major Democratic primary race for state assembly in San Francisco, you didn't see a lot of head-shaking. In...