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The San Francisco Ethics Commission and Board of Supervisors will conduct a joint meeting Tuesday to address pay-to-play politics in The City. (Courtesy photo)

Making reform about the future

A joint meeting of the Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco…

The San Francisco Ethics Commission and Board of Supervisors will conduct a joint meeting Tuesday to address pay-to-play politics in The City. (Courtesy photo)
An independent expenditure committee in support of mayoral candidate London Breed says it will not accept donations from tech investor Ron Conway. (Courtesy Joi Ito)

Ron Conway has a way with money

The new backers of a pro-London Breed independent expenditure committee told San…

An independent expenditure committee in support of mayoral candidate London Breed says it will not accept donations from tech investor Ron Conway. (Courtesy Joi Ito)
Ethics Commissioner Paul Renne, pictured back right during a 2016 meeting, said the commission could put long-delayed changes to San Francisco’s whistleblower law on the ballot if no action is taken in January. (Mike Koozmin/2016 S.F. Examiner)

SF Ethics Commission says ‘Time’s Up’ on delayed whistleblower law

Time’s Up! The clock is ticking faster on sexual harassment and discrimination…

Ethics Commissioner Paul Renne, pictured back right during a 2016 meeting, said the commission could put long-delayed changes to San Francisco’s whistleblower law on the ballot if no action is taken in January. (Mike Koozmin/2016 S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Planning Commission meets at City Hall on Jan. 12, 2017. Friends of Ethics, which monitors The City’s ethics policies and practices, is calling on Planning Commissioner Christine Johnson to resign. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Foot in two camps or foot in mouth?

This week’s City Hall “sausage-making” will be on public display Thursday when…

The San Francisco Planning Commission meets at City Hall on Jan. 12, 2017. Friends of Ethics, which monitors The City’s ethics policies and practices, is calling on Planning Commissioner Christine Johnson to resign. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Donald Trump’s need for a franchise partner now extends to Russia and world affairs, despite the risk to our national interest and stature. (Courtesy image)

The Franchise Presidency

Donald J. Trump, having unexpectedly fallen into the U.S. presidency with a…

Donald Trump’s need for a franchise partner now extends to Russia and world affairs, despite the risk to our national interest and stature. (Courtesy image)
Proposition D would allow voters to elect an interim supervisor, if a seat became available. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Proposition D is all about democracy

Some people think we vote on too many things and especially so…

Proposition D would allow voters to elect an interim supervisor, if a seat became available. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Close the City Hall Casino

It’s a sting when an undercover cop gets someone on the record…