Gavin Newsom

District Attorney George Gascon. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Gascon, a former Republican, becomes a Democrat ahead of political run

George Gascón might be preparing to be a prosecutor, but he is…

District Attorney George Gascon. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor's chief of staff staying is a good sign

Mayor Ed Lee's decision this week to keep Steve Kawa, Gavin Newsom's…

Was Gascon DA pick a snub to someone else?

Serving under then-District Attorney Kamala Harris, Paul Henderson was a high-ranking attorney…

Newsom named America’s Cup ‘ambassador’

Gavin Newsom is not only the newly minted lieutenant governor of California…

Lee ‘not asking anybody to leave’ yet

What changes soon-to-be appointed mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee will make…

Supervisor David Chiu keeping low profile as mayor for a day

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, who became The City’s…

The future of San Francisco prosecution

I really have to hand it to former Mayor Gavin Newsom. In…

Ed Lee joins Newsom in Sacramento

Ed Lee, the next mayor of San Francisco, who has been overseas,…

Newsom to be sworn in as lieutenant governor

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will be sworn in Monday afternoon in…

SFPD chief as new district attorney surprises many

Outgoing Mayor Gavin Newsom tapped police Chief George Gascón to replace Kamala…

Newsom plans DA announcement Sunday

Lieutenant Governor-elect Gavin Newsom is planning a Sunday afternoon announcement to name…

Pak would be mayor if Daly is her chief of staff

Friday morning, Supervisor Chris Daly told The San Francisco Examiner: “Why not…

Daly: Why not just make Pak mayor?

Supervisor Chris Daly has been critical of the Board of Supervisors majority…

Newsom sees Tasers in SFPD’s future

Outgoing Mayor Gavin Newsom seems to think Tasers could be in San…

Chiu says no to possible DA appointment

Ending months of speculation, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu told Mayor…

Oracle leader wants to bring sailing to the people

The America’s Cup has long been an elite regatta, but when framed…

So you thought you knew how San Francisco politics worked, eh?

What a long, strange week it has been — and because it…

Supervisors battle over interim-mayor decision

Political fighting erupted Tuesday about who should serve as San Francisco’s interim…

Board’s last chance to name interim mayor

When the Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday at 2 p.m., it could…

SF still without top prosecutor

Mayor Gavin Newsom has yet to select a top prosecutor to fill…