MC Hammer was arrested in Dublin on Thursday for allegedly “obstructing an officer,” but he claims it was a clear-cut case of racial profiling. Read More
The quieter corners of City Hall looked more like the backstage area of a Broadway show Sunday as thousands were waiting to see the inauguration of Ed Lee, the first elected Asian-American mayor in San Francisco history.
The party atmosphere of music, dance and other fanfare continued well after the 11 a.m. event, in which U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein — the only woman ever to serve as mayor of The City — administered Lee’s oath of office. Read More
Endorsements are sprouting everywhere for San Francisco's Interim Mayor Ed Lee. Read More
Politicians have been known to pay top dollar for trained consultants to devise pithy political mottos for their advertising. Sometimes, these phrases are borrowed from past campaigns, and other times — at least in the case of Mayor Ed Lee — they were written 20 years ago by MC Hammer. Read More
The Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital: On Thursday, Alanis Morissette and Jay Leno appeared in a big benefit show at Davies Symphony Hall. Proceeds from the event, which was underwritten by the Salesforce.com Foundation, will go toward building a new home for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus. The 183-bed facility is slated for completion in 2014. Read More
Yo, sound the bell, school is in, sucka. Can’t touch this, unless you’re holding my hand in order to support community colleges. Read More