Jane Kim

The Board of Supervisors president has zero authority

Board of Supervisors president: a hall monitor for City Hall

When I was in high school, both of my older brothers played…

The Board of Supervisors president has zero authority

SFUSD needs aid to ensure that teens graduate high school

Thousands of San Francisco students do not have the courses they need…

Courtesy RenderingHomegrown: The Warriors agreed to hire city residents for a portion of the jobs at its planned arena.

Warriors, Mayor Ed Lee ink labor deal for arena project

The Warriors continue to drive to the basket at City Hall regarding…

Courtesy RenderingHomegrown: The Warriors agreed to hire city residents for a portion of the jobs at its planned arena.
Courtesy PhotoChoices: Mayor Ed Lee may replace Assembly-bound Phil Ting

Replacing Ting could affect composition of Board of Supervisors

Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting’s election to the California Assembly has set into motion…

Courtesy PhotoChoices: Mayor Ed Lee may replace Assembly-bound Phil Ting
The full Board of Supervisors is expected to approve legislation that would require pest control companies to provide monthly reports of eradicated bedbug infestations.

Legislation would require disclosure of bed-bug infestations

In an effort to crack down on blood-sucking bedbugs, San Francisco may…

The full Board of Supervisors is expected to approve legislation that would require pest control companies to provide monthly reports of eradicated bedbug infestations.
Getty Images File PhotoThe president of the SFUSD teachers union is against a proposal that would save teachers at needy schools.

At-risk students deserve our help

In 2010, students at three underperforming middle schools sued the Los Angeles…

Getty Images File PhotoThe president of the SFUSD teachers union is against a proposal that would save teachers at needy schools.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoMembers of the Board of Supervisors are calling the voter-mandated mayor 'question time' a waste of time.

Board questions the value of 'question time'

The quaint practice known as “question time,” in which the Board of…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMembers of the Board of Supervisors are calling the voter-mandated mayor 'question time' a waste of time.
Committee members and city supervisors Jane Kim and David Campos voted 2-1 Thursday to send Bruce Wolfe's reappointment to the full board for a decision Sept. 18.

Sunshine Task Force is in dark due to vacancy

In the latest skirmish involving The City’s Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, the…

Committee members and city supervisors Jane Kim and David Campos voted 2-1 Thursday to send Bruce Wolfe's reappointment to the full board for a decision Sept. 18.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGray to green The lot at  17th and Folsom streets will soon be home to a park and housing.

Park set to bloom in Mission District

Instead of paving paradise and putting up a parking lot, the Recreation…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGray to green The lot at  17th and Folsom streets will soon be home to a park and housing.
Courtesy PhotoMichael Antonini's fate on the Planning Commission comes down to the vote of Supervisor Malia Cohen.

Board of Supervisors clashes over planning board selection

Mayor Ed Lee’s re-appointment of Michael Antonini to another four years on…

Courtesy PhotoMichael Antonini's fate on the Planning Commission comes down to the vote of Supervisor Malia Cohen.
SF Examiner file photoEd Lee.

S.F. city Attorney slams request to dig into mayor perjury matter

The City Attorney’s Office argued on Thursday that Mayor Ed Lee’s alleged…

SF Examiner file photoEd Lee.
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S.F. Board of Supervisors greenlight Warriors negotiations; approve waterfront development

San Francisco supervisors expressed unanimous support Tuesday for negotiations between the Golden…

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Examiner file photoSupervisor John Avalos expressed concerns about the cost of the $100 million communication network known as BayWEB.

New regional emergency communication system plan draws critics

A planned $100 million regional emergency communication system is one step closer…

Examiner file photoSupervisor John Avalos expressed concerns about the cost of the $100 million communication network known as BayWEB.
SF Examiner file photoThe San Francisco Police Department has a cooperative agreement with the FBI to assist in anti-terrorism investigations in The City.

SFPD’s work with FBI terror unit questioned

Are San Francisco police unfairly snooping on local citizens in cooperation with…

SF Examiner file photoThe San Francisco Police Department has a cooperative agreement with the FBI to assist in anti-terrorism investigations in The City.

Plan to offer tax breaks to hire ex-felons moves forward

A plan to offer businesses a $10,000 tax break per ex-offender they…

San Francisco City Hall catches Burning Man fever

A couple of “virgins” from City Hall will go forth into the…

Compromise scuttles San Francisco’s Care Not Cash homeless measure

The political fight that erupted over San Francisco’s Care Not Cash homeless…

Mayor Ed Lee handpicks three members for Redistricting Task Force

The nine-member panel determining the future of San Francisco’s political districts has…

Supervisors, Mayor Ed Lee set for next round of question time

Most viewers of the first ever question time between the mayor and…

Historic San Francisco gay bar shuts its doors — at least for now

Mike Talley said his family back home in Tulsa, Okla., disowned him,…