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AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio

No compromise: Government on brink of a shutdown?

Moving closer to the brink of a government shutdown, House Republicans vowed…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio
AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinSen. Charles Schumer

Anti-shutdown bill advances; big fight still looms

Unanimous but far from united, the Senate advanced legislation to prevent a…

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinSen. Charles Schumer
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSen. Chuck Schumer

Dodge default, defund Obamacare, GOP leaders say

House Republicans vowed Wednesday to pass legislation that would prevent a partial…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSen. Chuck Schumer

16th Street station area teems with crime, filth

? Drugs and violence in the Mission 16th Street station area teems…

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Brown budget sends extra $2.9 billion to education

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday proposed a revised budget that would send an…

Associated PressIn this Jan 10

Budget change flawed, vote no on Prop. 31

San Francisco is a perfect example of why it makes good sense…

Prop. 34 considers fiscal case against costly death penalty

Proposition 34 would replace the death penalty in California with life in…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMelissa Griffin

Talk about witness intimidation

The atmosphere was jovial and insular last Thursday afternoon as supporters of…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMelissa Griffin

SFUSD moves funds to meet state laws

Money earmarked for programs in San Francisco schools — including physical education,…

Democrats take long-term view in budget plan

Gov. Jerry Brown has a hard task ahead of him. He has…

Mayor’s new business tax structure makes sense; business fees do not

San Francisco’s convoluted system of business taxation includes one levy unlike any…

Photos.com File photoGrowth: The San Francisco Unified School District has proposed a $361.5 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year

SFUSD introduces expanded budget

San Francisco Unified School District officials will unveil a $361.5 million budget…

Photos.com File photoGrowth: The San Francisco Unified School District has proposed a $361.5 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year
S.F. Examiner File PhotoHazards ahead: The SFMTA might have to compensate for a possible $14.6 million shortfall with service cuts to Muni.

Mayor’s wage hike pact with labor may deal a $14M blow to SFMTA

A landmark agreement between The City and unions helped finalize Mayor Ed…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoHazards ahead: The SFMTA might have to compensate for a possible $14.6 million shortfall with service cuts to Muni.
Courtesy photoSan Francisco Unified School District is asking teachers to consider reducing the length of the work year among other options as it tries to balance its budget.

Strapped San Francisco schools asking teachers to trim expenses

San Francisco Unified School District will once again lean on teachers in…

Courtesy photoSan Francisco Unified School District is asking teachers to consider reducing the length of the work year among other options as it tries to balance its budget.
Strategy: The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency could save 5 to 10 percent on capital projects with increased efficiency

Muni spending extra $90M due to project delays

Long-term delays to major infrastructure and rehabilitation projects have resulted in $90…

Strategy: The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency could save 5 to 10 percent on capital projects with increased efficiency
BART finished last year with a $21.4 million surplus and plans to use most of the money on a long-range capital project. (Examiner file photo)BART finished last year with a $21.4 million surplus and plans to use most of the money on a long-range capital project. (Examiner file photo)

BART finished last year with $21 million surplus

BART may not be pros at handling protests, but it is pretty…

BART finished last year with a $21.4 million surplus and plans to use most of the money on a long-range capital project. (Examiner file photo)BART finished last year with a $21.4 million surplus and plans to use most of the money on a long-range capital project. (Examiner file photo)

State government wastes our tax dollars

The next time you hear a Sacramento politician say that the state…

Illinois can no longer afford to bury indigent dead

DIM BULB: Illinois is so broke that as of Monday, it won’t…

Mayoral candidate Joanna Rees has rough time obtaining city budget numbers

Mayoral candidate and venture capitalist Joanna Rees wants a look at The…

State cuts threaten to blunt justice system

"A sense of confidence in the courts is essential to maintain the…