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SF gets stretched out for Haitian relief

One of my many intrepid readers forwarded me a tidbit today that…

When it comes to bad ideas, supervisors take the cake

The Board of Supervisors held its version of a pasta party last…

Leave police work to police

Foul language emanating from the Board of Supervisors chamber recently received considerable…

Letters From Our Readers: Facts show people want high-speed rail

Regarding your unsurprising Monday editorial, it’s not just President Barack Obama who…

As is often the case, reactionary politics playing lead

With cutbacks, layoffs and downsizing the economic order of the day, it’s…

Hasta la vista, governor

Our last action hero as governor is acting mighty strange these days,…

Supervisors’ lowest priority: Helping city’s jobless

With a year under its belt, the characteristics of the Board of…

Globe loses track of the real world

Democratic Party officials only wish all newspaper screw-ups came true. Certainly it…

How The City avoided burning even more fossil fuels

In sports, it’s well-documented that some of the best trades are the…

NFL bruises stadium plan

San Francisco may still be in the stadium-building game, even if the…

Academy finally in hot water for surrealist logic

The Academy of Art University in San Francisco has been called many…

It's another Daly cry for help

Even in the zany world of San Francisco politics, Supervisor Chris Daly…

Yorkies credit city’s most shameful feats of 2009

In a year overflowing with dubious achievements, it’s never easy singling out…

Spendthrift ideals reign

Perhaps if the illustrious members of The City’s Board of Supervisors didn’t…

Bullet train streaks through money

California’s high-speed rail system is still years in the making and it…

Garcia: Game ball speaks volumes about franchise

History by its nature can be controversial. The passage of time allows…

Fix budget? Nah. Solve global catastrophe? Yes!

People in the know here would never be surprised that the effort…

Air Force says get inked, get grounded

If you start seeing a bunch of 18-year-olds with brazen but well-placed…

Deficit only real issue in guv race

As much as voters may want to hear candidates for governor wax…

Ain't no time to wait – if you love the Dead

If only I had time for another life I could be wading,…