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Garcia: Loose lips can’t sink shipyard project

We can only imagine just how productive some of our supervisors would…

Garcia: Drawn-out term-limits case creates no-win situation

If district elections were more like condo time shares, then perhaps we’d…

Garcia: City voters send loud, clear message on tax measures

It’s no secret that San Francisco’s tax-happy supervisors love to spend our…

Garcia: Nurses battle could hurt

Maybe you actually can have too much money in politics, since it…

Chiu could meet political waterloo in shipyard plans

When he ascended to the presidency of the board 17 months ago,…

Living to protect, serve

In a town that had its spirit shaped by big events, it…

Hunters Point project must pass for The City’s sake

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors appears to be contemplating going where…

Garcia: Board’s budget blundering ignores common sense

Maybe this plan by San Francisco supervisors to dig themselves deep into…

Anyone for ballot barbecue?

In case you’ve been too busy celebrating your teams during the World…

Garcia: Supervisors cling to bad ideas amid economic crisis

Here’s this week’s brainteaser: How is it that in a time of…

Officials should carry their own red cards

Perhaps we can look forward to a day when leadership owns up…

Garcia: Muni drivers digging a hole

Until this year, Muni operators in San Francisco were hardly well-known. But…

Garcia: SF district attorney faces steep climb to state office

She spent a lot of time campaigning for President Barack Obama and…

Garcia: Now the real battles begin

Big money won out, the dominant political parties lost control over the…

Watching the World Cup with earplugs

Just one day into the World Cup and a few certainties have…

Garcia: Newsom’s likely victory could be The City’s doomsday

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom appears poised to move into the easiest…

SF offers up a tasty art exhibit

Life can imitate art, but can it pair it with the right…

Board dead set on taxes

While you were shopping, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors decided to…

Garcia: June ballot could be a coup for The City’s far left

There’s something novel about San Francisco’s elections — their storylines generally fall…

Garcia: Board’s latest power play simply political maneuvering

In the past decade, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has tried…