Mayor Willie Brown

Former Mayor Willie Brown presents Anita Lee, wife of former Mayor Ed Lee, with a firefighter hat survivor award to honor her late husband at a luncheon to commemorate the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire at John's Grill on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Former Mayor Lee honored at event commemorating 1906 Earthquake

Anita Lee, wife of former Mayor Ed Lee, was presented with a…

 

Some of the historic lamp posts and most of the 193 trees along the sidewalk, including trees on the median of Van Ness Avenue, will need to be removed for the construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit Project. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Effort ramps up to save historic Van Ness Avenue street lamps from Muni

Former Mayor Willie Brown has joined in the fray over the controversial…

 

Two vacancies on the San Francisco Planning Commission could temporarily empower remaining commissioners to delay or kill project approvals. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Planning Commission power vacuum may endanger housing projects

Welcome, folks, to the newly hobbled San Francisco Planning Commission. Housing proposals…

 

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the talk of the town during Monday morning’s 1906 earthquake memorial, but current Mayor Ed Lee was nowhere to be seen. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Willie Brown steals show as Mayor Lee ducks 1906 earthquake remembrance

A walloping 110 years after San Francisco burned in the infamous 1906…

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the talk of the town during Monday morning’s 1906 earthquake memorial, but current Mayor Ed Lee was nowhere to be seen. (Tony Avelar/AP)
City Hall. (S.F. Examiner, 2012/Mike Koozmin)

Happy birthday to City Hall, helping the rich get richer since 1915

Mayor Ed Lee throws one hell of a good party. Last Friday,…

City Hall. (S.F. Examiner, 2012/Mike Koozmin)