It was a frenzied scene at the Department of Elections on Monday morning where Mayor Ed Lee pulled papers to run for mayor. Read More
The crisis pregnancy center targeted by city officials for alleged deceptive advertising respects a woman’s right to choose an abortion, a spokeswoman said today. Read More
As city attorney, Dennis Herrera has very publicly shut down illegally operating nightspots and strip clubs. Now, his mayoral campaign is flush with cash from the strip clubs that benefited from such enforcement.
Records released Monday show Herrera received seven $500 donations — for a total of $3,500 — from strip clubs throughout San Francisco, including Déjà Vu Showgirls, the Gold Club and the Market Street Cinema. Read More
San Francisco officials are taking aim at so-called crisis pregnancy centers, which they say masquerade as women’s health clinics to promote an anti-abortion agenda.Supervisor Malia Cohen introduced an ordinance Tuesday to prohibit the centers from making misleading statements about the services they provide, including implying that they refer women for abortions. Read More
In a deceptive ploy to preach to pregnant women, anti-abortionists have set up “crisis clinics” in San Francisco claiming to offer non-judgmental abortion services, city officials say.
The so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” market themselves as offering abortions and counseling services to women with unwanted pregnancies. But really they’re pushing an “anti-abortion agenda on those seeking constitutionally protected medical services,” according to the City Attorney’s Office. Read More
The cash for mayoral campaigns continues to stream in as a crowded field of candidates vies for office in an election that’s only three months away.
Click on the photo at right to see more on this story, including the money raised for each candidate. Read More
After quitting the mayoral campaign of San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera in the wake of an ethics investigation, political consultant Alex Tourk is now managing the day-to-day operations of former Supervisor Bevan Dufty’s campaign. Read More
A two-story home in the Outer Sunset neighborhood is under a spotlight following complaints that property owners have turned it into an illegal rental unit.
According to a complaint filed recently by the City Attorney’s Office, the home at 1562 34th Ave. violates city building and health codes because work done in 2007 went above and beyond what officials approved. Read More
A ninth candidate for mayor has filed to receive taxpayer money from The City’s public financing program, and odds are that he’ll be the last. Read More
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed a lawsuit to recover more than $100,000 from CBS Outdoor for damages Herrera says the advertising firm inflicted upon Muni vehicles. Read More