Joshua Arce

Joshua Arce speaks at a news conference in the Mission on July 28 about his plan for sustainable housing and a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor candidate Josh Arce backed by $70k from controversial police union

For supervisor candidates running to represent the Mission District and Bernal Heights…

 

The underwhelming tenure of Hillary Ronen

As longtime District 9 residents who have been fighting to protect, preserve…

 

Politics in San Francisco are about to get ugly. (Natasha Dangond/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Negative campaign season in San Francisco

October means our interminable tedious campaign season is about to get ugly.…

 

District 9 supervisor candidate Hillary Ronen, right, and staff, pose for a picture while painting over an offensive message that was painted on her campaign headquarters. (Courtesy facebook.com/hillary.ronen

SF supervisor candidate endures sexist attacks

Supervisor races are finally getting hot — and some say the political…

District 9 supervisor candidate Hillary Ronen, right, and staff, pose for a picture while painting over an offensive message that was painted on her campaign headquarters. (Courtesy facebook.com/hillary.ronen
Joshua Arce, candidate for the District 9 seat on the Board of Supervisors Candidate Joshua Arce, speaks at a news conference about his plan for a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets on July 28. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The underwhelming candidacy of Joshua Arce

The Realtors, Airbnb and sundry like-minded oligarchs who govern San Francisco through…

Joshua Arce, candidate for the District 9 seat on the Board of Supervisors Candidate Joshua Arce, speaks at a news conference about his plan for a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets on July 28. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The decriminalization of consensual sex work would allow abuse within the sex industry to be brought to light, shifting law enforcement resources away from harassing and arresting sex workers, and focusing instead on those who perpetrate violence against them. (Courtesy photo)

Decriminalization of sex work a step in the right direction

As leading healthcare providers working for the safety and well-being of sex…

The decriminalization of consensual sex work would allow abuse within the sex industry to be brought to light, shifting law enforcement resources away from harassing and arresting sex workers, and focusing instead on those who perpetrate violence against them. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco District 9 candidates, from left to right, Melissa San Miguel, Hillary Ronen, Edwin Lindo, Josh Arce and Iswari España ask for endorsements at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center hosted by the Bernal Heights Democratic Club on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Five vying to represent a Mission ‘in crisis’ on Board of Supervisors

The Mission district is widely considered ground zero for the forces of…

San Francisco District 9 candidates, from left to right, Melissa San Miguel, Hillary Ronen, Edwin Lindo, Josh Arce and Iswari España ask for endorsements at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center hosted by the Bernal Heights Democratic Club on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Members of local community groups gather in front of the San Francisco Examiner office on July 28, 2015, to protest a column written by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Shoot the messenger: Political groups try to bully news media

You know, it’s one thing to see my chubby Puerto Rican visage…

Members of local community groups gather in front of the San Francisco Examiner office on July 28, 2015, to protest a column written by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)