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Getty Images File PhotoGavin Newsom has amassed a warchest to the tune of $926

Please save us from another lieutenant governor term by Gavin Newsom

Assembly Speaker John Perez (D-Los Angeles) has opened an account to collect…

Getty Images File PhotoGavin Newsom has amassed a warchest to the tune of $926
Courtesy PhotoSan Francisco Housing Authority Executive Director Henry Alvarez is facing lawsuits from subordinates that accuse racism and other discrimination.

Housing Authority chief Henry Alvarez faces racial lawsuit storm

Allegations of racism and other discrimination against San Francisco Housing Authority Executive…

Courtesy PhotoSan Francisco Housing Authority Executive Director Henry Alvarez is facing lawsuits from subordinates that accuse racism and other discrimination.
AP File PhotoVictorious: City Attorney Dennis Herrera touted a U.S. District Court judge’s decision as a good step for public safety.

Judge rejects NRA challenge of San Francisco gun restrictions

San Francisco is claiming a legal victory over the National Rifle Association,…

AP File PhotoVictorious: City Attorney Dennis Herrera touted a U.S. District Court judge’s decision as a good step for public safety.
File photoDavid Campos

Supervisor vows to reform question time

New life could be injected into the monthly snooze-fests at which the…

File photoDavid Campos
Courtesy RenderingConflict: The 8 Washington plan has drawn criticism from neighbors and Ferry Building management.

8 Washington opponents seeking to delay decision

Opponents of the proposed 8 Washington luxury condo development are calling on…

Courtesy RenderingConflict: The 8 Washington plan has drawn criticism from neighbors and Ferry Building management.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBusiness: Mayor Lee

San Francisco welcomes China investment, delegates

San Francisco continues to extend a warm hand to the flush-with-cash Chinese…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBusiness: Mayor Lee
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRichard Hillis

City Hall insider may be tapped to replace popular commissioner

Mayor Ed Lee’s nomination of an experienced San Francisco development planner to…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRichard Hillis
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerChange: Above: Building Inspection Commissioner Debra Walker

Speculation rife that DBI director was ousted politically

Four years after taking over a department plagued by corruption, the director…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerChange: Above: Building Inspection Commissioner Debra Walker
President Obama will be in San Francisco on Thursday for two fundraisers in the Financial District.

Obama to visit S.F. for campaign Thursday

President Barack Obama — who declared in a TV interview in May…

President Obama will be in San Francisco on Thursday for two fundraisers in the Financial District.
Getty Images file photoCurrent TV announced Wednesday that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will host an hourlong television program called "The Gavin Newsom Show."

Gavin Newsom to host Current TV talk show

Gavin Newsom will soon become the first sitting politician to host a…

Getty Images file photoCurrent TV announced Wednesday that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will host an hourlong television program called "The Gavin Newsom Show."
SF Examiner file photoCarmen Chu.

Lee picks might give him an edge

Mayor Ed Lee may soon find himself once again wielding his appointment…

SF Examiner file photoCarmen Chu.
SF Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee climbing out of campaign debt pit

After coasting to victory in the mayoral race, Ed Lee now faces…

SF Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee
AP file photoSomething funny? Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is listed as a donor on comedian Stephen Colbert's super PAC website.

Lt. Gov. Newsom listed as donor in Colbert’s presidential bid

Is Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom vying for some prime cable time? Or…

AP file photoSomething funny? Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is listed as a donor on comedian Stephen Colbert's super PAC website.
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerEd Lee is inaugurated as San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor Sunday.

Music, dancing enliven Lee's mayoral inauguration

The quieter corners of City Hall looked more like the backstage area…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerEd Lee is inaugurated as San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor Sunday.
District Attorney George Gascon and other law enforcement officials will announce corruption charges Friday afternoon. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Gascón took unusual path to DA's office

George Gascón’s unexpected rise to become San Francisco’s first Hispanic district attorney…

District Attorney George Gascon and other law enforcement officials will announce corruption charges Friday afternoon. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
In November 2009

San Francisco dials back cellphone bills from $3M high

Only a few years ago, it appeared San Francisco city workers’ runaway…

In November 2009
In this Jan. 11

Election monitors in SF would not be rare move

Federal election monitors might conjure up visions of the Balkan states or…

In this Jan. 11
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom applauds Mayor Ed Lee as Lee is sworn in to office in San Francisco. (Examiner file photo)Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom applauds Mayor Ed Lee as Lee is sworn in to office in San Francisco. (Examiner file photo)

Gavin Newsom endorses Ed Lee for San Francisco mayor

Ed Lee can now count three former San Francisco mayors among his…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom applauds Mayor Ed Lee as Lee is sworn in to office in San Francisco. (Examiner file photo)Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom applauds Mayor Ed Lee as Lee is sworn in to office in San Francisco. (Examiner file photo)
Getting on the ground: San Francisco’s Planning Department  has received  35 applications for parklets

San Francisco parklets swap parking spots for community space

Already known for surrendering curbside parking spaces to bike racks, Valencia Street…

Getting on the ground: San Francisco’s Planning Department  has received  35 applications for parklets
California Gov. Jerry Brown (seated) signs AB 664

San Francisco's America's Cup financing deal approved by state

San Francisco can create a special financing district and issue bonds to…

California Gov. Jerry Brown (seated) signs AB 664