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Anita Lee wipes away a tear as she listens to her daughter, Brianna speak during a ceremony to honor Mayor Ed Lee on the one year anniversary of his death at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee’s memory celebrated at City Hall ceremony

San Francisco city officials celebrated the life of the late Mayor Ed…

 

Acting Mayor London Breed speaks to Fillmore community activists during a rally on the steps of City Hall on Jan. 18, 2018. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

8 reasons why London Breed should remain mayor of San Francisco

Today, the Board of Supervisors will discuss — and potentially proceed with…

 

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San Francisco’s IT spending increased 80 percent over five years

San Francisco’s recent hire of the newly created post of chief digital…

 

Supervisor John Avalos speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).

Avalos finds $38M in budget to counter mayor’s hit to free CCSF

Mayor Ed Lee announced his rebalanced budget last week, but today Supervisor…

Supervisor John Avalos speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).
Supervisor Aaron Peskin is facing a lone challenger, Tim Donnelly, for his District 3 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Peskin faces one challenger in quest for four-year term as supervisor

After defeating Mayor Ed Lee’s appointee to the Board of Supervisors last…

Supervisor Aaron Peskin is facing a lone challenger, Tim Donnelly, for his District 3 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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SF loses tech director to NYC

San Francisco’s director of the Department of Technology is stepping down from…

(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A sign warns of toxic landfill near the San Francisco Shipyard housing project near Innes Avenue and Donahue Street in the Hunter's Point neighborhood of San Francisco Tuesday, Oct. 4. 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cleanup investigation, escalating costs raise questions for Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment

The numbers are no longer adding up for Lennar Urban's massive redevelopment…

A sign warns of toxic landfill near the San Francisco Shipyard housing project near Innes Avenue and Donahue Street in the Hunter's Point neighborhood of San Francisco Tuesday, Oct. 4. 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor David Campos, left, and Tom Ammiano, right, are supporters of Proposition H, which would create a public advocate role. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Voters will consider measure to create elected SF public advocate position

Got a problem at City Hall? Let the public advocate solve it.…

Supervisor David Campos, left, and Tom Ammiano, right, are supporters of Proposition H, which would create a public advocate role. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Voters may strip mayor of power to fill vacancies on Board of Supervisors

San Francisco voters could shake up city government this November by stripping…

City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2010 S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF’s new progressive era could come to a halt in November

San Francisco’s political progressive movement may continue to surge — or find…

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner

The visible hand pulling strings in San Francisco (It’s money)

The dirty secret of political comedians is that most “political comedy” is…

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Acting police Chief Toney Chaplin listens during a ceremony commemorating the opening of the Korean War Memorial in San Francisco's Presidio Monday, August 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Acting SFPD chief reveals education background as 60 vie for job of top cop

Acting Chief Toney Chaplin told the San Francisco Examiner on Thursday that…

Acting police Chief Toney Chaplin listens during a ceremony commemorating the opening of the Korean War Memorial in San Francisco's Presidio Monday, August 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The inside of a new MUNI light rail vehicle is seen while under construciton at Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, Calif. Monday, August 29, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Muni’s new future fleet debuts on the factory floor

Like a model train fresh from the box, the plastic wrap protecting…

The inside of a new MUNI light rail vehicle is seen while under construciton at Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, Calif. Monday, August 29, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Police Commission President Suzy Loftus stands with Mayor Ed Lee and Acting Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With 34 candidates, no plans to extend Wednesday deadline in SFPD chief search

Despite rumors the search for a new San Francisco police chief is…

Police Commission President Suzy Loftus stands with Mayor Ed Lee and Acting Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF closer to building teacher housing as state bill clears legislative hurdle

San Francisco could soon move forward with building affordable housing for educators…

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee, seen here at left during a news conference in June, reiterated his support for interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, right, on Monday but also said he respects the process the Police Commission is taking to recommend possible permanent police chief candidates. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee says it’s ‘premature’ to pick new police chief

Mayor Ed Lee says he is pleased with the direction San Francisco’s…

Mayor Ed Lee, seen here at left during a news conference in June, reiterated his support for interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, right, on Monday but also said he respects the process the Police Commission is taking to recommend possible permanent police chief candidates. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Some Democrats want to plug the DCCC campaign contribution black hole. (Courtesy photo)
Some Democrats want to plug the DCCC campaign contribution black hole. (Courtesy photo)
Retired Judge Quentin Kopp has applied for a position on the San Francisco Ethics Commission. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp ready to return to City Hall as Ethics commissioner

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp is ready to enforce San Francisco’s ethics laws.…

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp has applied for a position on the San Francisco Ethics Commission. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Rob Gitin, executive director and

Nonprofit serving homeless youths finds new home with city-assisted lease

Rob Gitin has spent the past 18 years counseling homeless youths in…

Rob Gitin, executive director and
San Francisco Police Commission President Suzy Loftus, flanked by former Polce Chief Greg Suhr, speaks during a town hall meeting about a fatal police shooting on Oct. 19, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Police Commission President Suzy Loftus: Reformer or politician?

Suzy Loftus leaned forward in her chair on a recent afternoon in…

San Francisco Police Commission President Suzy Loftus, flanked by former Polce Chief Greg Suhr, speaks during a town hall meeting about a fatal police shooting on Oct. 19, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)