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City Attorney investigating whether garbage can contractor, Chinese billionaire developer sought to influence SF officials

San Francisco’s corruption scandal is the dumpster fire that keeps on giving…

What having a brother with special needs taught me about socialism

From doctors to therapists to special schools, raising a kid like my brother nearly bankrupted my parents.

Nuru corruption scandal prompts call to boost Ethics Commission budget

Watchdog agency lacks staff, resources to carry out its duties

Market Musings: The latest SF real estate firm deal is a good one

Pour one out, real estate homies, for another independent San Francisco real estate firm.

Mayor Breed may appear in Matrix 4

Mayor London Breed may soon enter the Matrix. Multiple sources confirmed to…

Making inclusive coaching decisions in major league baseball

Last month, the Giants announced another change – they hired Alyssa Nakken as an assistant coach.

I Drive SF: Bizarre love triangle

“Getting a cab is just so…” her voice trails off.

Trump’s travel ban ignores the Nigerian success story

Adebajo left Nigeria to come to America in 2016, when she turned 21, to enroll in the University of San Francisco for a master’s in International Economics.

Emails reveal another FBI suspect may have given Mayor Breed a gift

That payment, if completed, was not reported and may constitute an illegal gift.

Is plant-based food always the best choice?

Curing a broken food system that’s wreaked such havoc is complicated.

The racial contours of our housing crisis

Black residents of Midtown apartments deserve ownership

SF Lives: A ‘poverty scholar’ gives visibility to homeless people

Houseless, landless and unhoused are the preferred terms of Gray-Garcia and the people she’s aligned with in the POOR Media Network.

Mayor Breed admits prior romantic relationship with Nuru, acceptance of potentially illegal gift

Mayor London Breed just came clean about Mr. Clean. In a strange…

Why millions of Californians may not get to vote in the Democratic primary

Tens of thousands of people were registered to vote incorrectly by the California DMV

City attorney subpoenas PG&E, contractors, nonprofits in Nuru corruption scandal

Herrera alleges donations funnelled to fund city programs and events

Do car-free streets hurt housing prices?

The other day I took a big dose of skepticism for a walk down the newly car-less Market Street to see what all the fuss was about

Disgraced Public Works head Nuru resigns after FBI arrest

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru has resigned weeks after his arrest on…

What Public Works employees say about taking homeless people’s stuff

Suddenly, the Public Works department and how it treats homeless people are…

Is it time for San Francisco to start licensing bicycles?

For decades, car owners have funded large portions of the bill for road construction, maintenance, and repair

I Drive SF: Death by Airport

As much as I try to resist the urge, playing the airport is addictive.