Newsmaker: Joe Simitian

The former Palo Alto mayor — the Democratic incumbent in the state’s 11th Senate District, which includes Atherton, RedwoodCity and San Carlos — will face Republican Blair Austin Nathan in November. If re-elected, Simitian would term out in 2012.

Bay Area pot shops face mob robberies — get little help

‘It’s proving to be unbearable for cannabis operators’

By Veronica Irwin
Supes vs. Mayor: Fight breaks out on how to spend Prop I money

Board approves $64 million to acquire small apartment buildings against Breed’s wishes

By Benjamin Schneider
What we learned from Warriors loss to the Suns

It’s hard to ignore how good Phoenix looked against Golden State