District 3

Aaron Peskin is surrounded by a group of supporters at the North Star Cafe after he seemingly defeated Julie Christensen Tuesday night to become District 3 Supervisor. (Gabrielle Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Peskin poised to claim D3 seat

Aaron Peskin appears to have reclaimed the seat he once held on…

 

The more people that vote the better. (Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner)

Vote today, and beat back the big money interests

Vote. That’s going to be the first and last thing I tell…

 

The race for District 3 supervisor, between Aaron Peskin, left, and Julie Christensen could be decided by only a few hundred votes. (courtesy photos)

Outcome of District 3 race may remain uncertain for days

For those waiting to learn the results of the District 3 race,…

 

The Democratic County Central Committee, file photo, August 13, 2015. Tom Hsieh, second from left, is levying accusations of voter fraud this week. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF Examiner

Voter fraud accusations reveal web of ethics-challenged electoral allies

The sordid Chinatown ballot-fraud saga came to a close last night at…

The Democratic County Central Committee, file photo, August 13, 2015. Tom Hsieh, second from left, is levying accusations of voter fraud this week. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF Examiner
Glossy signs and mailers litter the streets and clog up our recycling bins every election season. You would think in San Francisco we could be more innovative than paper signs. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Unnecessary leaflets litter city streets

Ah, autumn in San Francisco. The weather is getting cooler, days are…

Glossy signs and mailers litter the streets and clog up our recycling bins every election season. You would think in San Francisco we could be more innovative than paper signs. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Community Tenants Association members gather on Montgomery Street in San Francisco's Chinatown on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, in support of District 3 Supervisor candidate Aaron Peskin. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF’s political future to be decided by handful of voters

The old refrain “voting doesn’t matter” is total malarkey this election, at…

Community Tenants Association members gather on Montgomery Street in San Francisco's Chinatown on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, in support of District 3 Supervisor candidate Aaron Peskin. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The Chinatown Community Development Center is calling upon The City to install a new safety measure at the intersection of Kearny and Clay streets in Chinatown. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown pedestrians scrambling out of harm’s way

Chinatown advocates are sounding the call over pedestrian deaths in their neighborhood.…

The Chinatown Community Development Center is calling upon The City to install a new safety measure at the intersection of Kearny and Clay streets in Chinatown. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club is split over whether to endorse Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi in his reelection bid for sheriff in November. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Mirkarimi endorsement splits political Harvey Milk Club

In San Francisco’s upcoming November election, every vote is a vote for…

The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club is split over whether to endorse Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi in his reelection bid for sheriff in November. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Members of local community groups gather in front of the San Francisco Examiner office on July 28, 2015, to protest a column written by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Shoot the messenger: Political groups try to bully news media

You know, it’s one thing to see my chubby Puerto Rican visage…

Members of local community groups gather in front of the San Francisco Examiner office on July 28, 2015, to protest a column written by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Powell and Market cable car moves up Powell from the Market Street turnaround Friday, July 10, 2015. San Francisco cable car operators feel their safety is more compromised now than ever, and part of the reason is traffic congestion. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF cable car safety troubles discussed by District 3 candidates

In the wake of recent injuries to two cable car operators who…

The Powell and Market cable car moves up Powell from the Market Street turnaround Friday, July 10, 2015. San Francisco cable car operators feel their safety is more compromised now than ever, and part of the reason is traffic congestion. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)