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Mayor London Breed   (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Muni tunnel death: Breed orders better ‘checks and balances’ after company’s safety record revealed

After the San Francisco Examiner uncovered the checkered safety record of a…

 

Mayor London Breed smiles and waves to the crowd after her speech at her inauguration ceremony outside City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

London Breed sworn in as mayor: ‘San Francisco, we have work to do’

In her first address as mayor of San Francisco Wednesday, London Breed…

 

Acting Mayor London Breed speaks to Fillmore community activists during a rally on the steps of City Hall on Jan. 18, 2018. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

8 reasons why London Breed should remain mayor of San Francisco

Today, the Board of Supervisors will discuss — and potentially proceed with…

 

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San Francisco’s IT spending increased 80 percent over five years

San Francisco’s recent hire of the newly created post of chief digital…

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A lazy way to govern

A lazy way to govern

In 43 days, San Franciscans will face a ballot with 25 local…

A lazy way to govern
Mayor Ed Lee raises the LGBT Pride flag from his balcony at San Francisco City Hall on Friday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Theresa Sparks to serve as Mayor Lee ’s senior transgender adviser

Theresa Sparks has advocated for transgender rights and services for nearly two…

Mayor Ed Lee raises the LGBT Pride flag from his balcony at San Francisco City Hall on Friday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee speaks about HIV prevention during a news conference at San Francisco City Hall on Monday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

HIV councils merge with new PrEP campaign

One HIV council plus another HIV council will hopefully equal zero future…

Mayor Ed Lee speaks about HIV prevention during a news conference at San Francisco City Hall on Monday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Public Works crews clean up the homeless encampment under U.S. Highway 101 at Potrero and Cesar Chavez streets Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee plans to eliminate tents as shelter option for homeless in SF

Mayor Ed Lee’s vow to rid San Francisco of tents used by…

San Francisco Public Works crews clean up the homeless encampment under U.S. Highway 101 at Potrero and Cesar Chavez streets Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Polar Bear, a 40-year-old homeless man, takes down his tent as he prepares for relocation to the Pier 80 shelter on Feb. 25, 2016. A new proposal from Supervisor John Avalos would ensure future sweeps of homeless encampments be done in a "humane way." (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Avalos proposes rules for sweeps of homeless tents

Amid concerns over Mayor Ed Lee’s plan to rid San Francisco of…

Polar Bear, a 40-year-old homeless man, takes down his tent as he prepares for relocation to the Pier 80 shelter on Feb. 25, 2016. A new proposal from Supervisor John Avalos would ensure future sweeps of homeless encampments be done in a "humane way." (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

What was ‘Camp Agnos’ anyway?

The proliferation of “tent camps” on city streets periodically resurrects the image…

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New Daly City mayor says fostering business development is ‘crucial’

Sal Torres, sworn in as mayor of Daly City earlier this month,…

Sal Torres (Courtesy photo)
Daly City Councilwoman Judith Christensen has proposed a new policy for how the city chooses its representatives that would eliminate a trend of favoritism. (Courtesy photo)

Daly City may change selection process for mayor, vice mayor

Daly City Councilwoman Judith Christensen has called for changes in how the…

Daly City Councilwoman Judith Christensen has proposed a new policy for how the city chooses its representatives that would eliminate a trend of favoritism. (Courtesy photo)

British Airways launches non-stop service from San Jose to London

British Airways is launching the first-ever non-stop flights between London and San…

Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)

Alameda County prosecutor caught up in Leland Yee scandal put on administrative leave

A former district attorney candidate and Alameda County assistant district attorney was…

Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerStuart Schuffman will have to overcome the financial burden of a political campaign if he wants to occupy the Office of the Mayor in San Francisco.

Broke-Ass for Mayor Part 2

I’m too broke to run for mayor. To officially sign up, get…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerStuart Schuffman will have to overcome the financial burden of a political campaign if he wants to occupy the Office of the Mayor in San Francisco.

Committee raised funds to push Leland Yee's campaign for SF mayor

Organizers of an effort to draft Leland Yee to run for mayor…

San Francisco mayoral candidates criticize Ed Lee for absence during debate

A debate Thursday night between San Francisco's mayoral candidates that focused largely…

Ed Lee’s refusal of public financing allows him to raise millions for San Francisco mayoral race

Ed Lee’s decision to not accept public financing in the mayor’s race…

Ed Lee to enter mayor's race

Mayor Ed Lee will formally declare his candidacy for a full term…

Ethical scrutiny on those pushing Ed Lee to run for San Francisco mayor

Dozens of volunteers, consultants and campaign staff who were involved with committees…