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VIDEO: Arraignment of political operatives in corruption case postponed

The arraignment of a trio of San Francisco political operatives caught up…

New corruption charges include alleged straw donor scheme

Keith Jackson, the former school board president charged in relation to a…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Protest tackles homelessness

The tent village on the border of SoMa and the Mission stretches…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A tech shuttle bus waits at a Muni bus stop on Valencia Street. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors postponed a decision on the future of the so-called “Google Buses” until Feb. 9, when the two sides of the debate are expected to negotiate a compromise. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

‘Google Bus’ future still uncertain

The future of the “Google Bus” in San Francisco remains uncertain as…

A tech shuttle bus waits at a Muni bus stop on Valencia Street. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors postponed a decision on the future of the so-called “Google Buses” until Feb. 9, when the two sides of the debate are expected to negotiate a compromise. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee at center of new details of bribery allegations

New details about the bribery charges against three former San Francisco political…

Political operatives turn themselves in

Three people linked to a pay-to-play bribery scheme linked to Mayor Ed…

Trio charged with bribery in political corruption case in custody

Three people linked to a pay to play bribery scheme linked to…

San Francisco City Hall.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City contract followed campaign gifts for Mayor Lee

The pair who allegedly solicited with Mayor Ed Lee’s knowledge a $10,000…

San Francisco City Hall.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee and other public officials are named in details from an FBI probe into state Sen. Leland Yee and Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Voters may decide on mayor’s ability to appoint members of the board

Voters will apparently decide whether to eliminate the mayor’s appointment power to…

Mayor Ed Lee and other public officials are named in details from an FBI probe into state Sen. Leland Yee and Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Gwen Woods, center, is consoled by attorney John Burris as she addresses the media on Dec. 11 about the shooting of her son, Mario Woods, by San Francisco police officers. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco may publicly apologize to Mario Woods’ mother

Tensions remain high in San Francisco over last month’s fatal police shooting…

Gwen Woods, center, is consoled by attorney John Burris as she addresses the media on Dec. 11 about the shooting of her son, Mario Woods, by San Francisco police officers. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Protest, celebration mark Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to second full term

Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to his second four-year term was lauded with…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A project rendering of the Super Bowl City on Market Street. (Courtesy NFL Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)

Memo: Hosting Super Bowl 50 will cost SF $4 million

San Francisco will spend an estimated $3.5 to $4 million to cover…

A project rendering of the Super Bowl City on Market Street. (Courtesy NFL Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)
LeeAnn Pelham, executive director of the San Francisco Ethics Commission, says she needs more time to assess the budgetary needs of the commission.

Ethics Commission defying Mayor Ed Lee on requested budget cuts

San Francisco’s Ethics Commission said Tuesday it would defy Mayor Ed Lee’s…

LeeAnn Pelham, executive director of the San Francisco Ethics Commission, says she needs more time to assess the budgetary needs of the commission.
Mayor Ed Lee has asked city departments to cut spending by 1.5 percent in anticipation of a $100 million deficit next fiscal year. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee instructs city departments to cut budgets

San Francisco faces a $100 million budget deficit next fiscal year despite…

Mayor Ed Lee has asked city departments to cut spending by 1.5 percent in anticipation of a $100 million deficit next fiscal year. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall 2015: dominated by housing crisis, capped off by political change

San Francisco’s City Hall has said goodbye to another year of rising…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee’s new $350 million bond proposal dedicates $44 million to deployment facilities for Fire Station ambulances operating out of Fire Station 9 on Jerrold Avenue. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. examiner)

Mayor Lee proposes $350M June bond for animal shelter, pysch unit, ambulances

Just months after voters approved Mayor Ed Lee’s November affordable housing bond,…

Mayor Ed Lee’s new $350 million bond proposal dedicates $44 million to deployment facilities for Fire Station ambulances operating out of Fire Station 9 on Jerrold Avenue. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. examiner)
Supervisor John Avalos is hoping to pass a charter amendment that would take away the mayor's power to appoint a new member of the board if a seat opens up before an election. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Voters may be asked to eliminate mayoral appointees to the Board of Supervisors

An effort is underway to strip the mayor of the power to…

Supervisor John Avalos is hoping to pass a charter amendment that would take away the mayor's power to appoint a new member of the board if a seat opens up before an election. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

SFPD shooting study hasn’t stopped incidents

The last time the San Francisco Police Department studied police shootings in…

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors seek to expand rent control, raise inclusionary housing requirements

San Francisco has far from solved its housing crisis, but two supervisors…

The Board of Supervisors passed the so-called bike-yield law on Tuesday 6-5. The mayor has previously said he would veto that law. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Supes approve rolling bicycle stop law but mayor to veto

San Francisco’s proposal to allow bicycles to roll through stop signs without…

The Board of Supervisors passed the so-called bike-yield law on Tuesday 6-5. The mayor has previously said he would veto that law. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)