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Angela Alioto’s house egged after former mayoral candidate uses N-word

Angela Alioto’s house egged after former mayoral candidate uses N-word

Former mayoral runner Angela Alioto’s Pacific Heights home was egged Sunday morning…

 

Board President London Breed attends a Chinese New Year event in Chinatown on Friday Feb. 16. Mayoral candidates are vying for the backing of Chinatown's voters, but community leaders remain divided. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown remains divided on mayoral candidates as Breed gains support

“Pop, pop, pop!” echoes through Chinatown as a man stands in a…

 

Protesters on behalf of Supervisor Scott Wiener at a housing forum hosted by Jane Kim at Mission High School last week. (Courtesy Dennis Richards)

Will Wiener’s homeless hell raising pay off in his state Senate race?

Election season is on, and in San Francisco that means one thing:…

Protesters on behalf of Supervisor Scott Wiener at a housing forum hosted by Jane Kim at Mission High School last week. (Courtesy Dennis Richards)
Some Democrats want to plug the DCCC campaign contribution black hole. (Courtesy photo)
Some Democrats want to plug the DCCC campaign contribution black hole. (Courtesy photo)
Democratic County Central Committee Chair Mary Jung, center, gathers with supporters on June 7 as they wait for votes to be counted for the primary election. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner

Mary Jung’s tenure as DCCC head nears end

Winter is coming for one San Francisco Democratic Party political player. Much…

Democratic County Central Committee Chair Mary Jung, center, gathers with supporters on June 7 as they wait for votes to be counted for the primary election. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner
An effort to recall Mayor Ed Lee is underway, but Lee has plenty of backing in his corner. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rose Pak and Chinatown interests organize against Mayor Lee recall

Radical political opposition is ramping up its effort to recall Mayor Ed…

An effort to recall Mayor Ed Lee is underway, but Lee has plenty of backing in his corner. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Chronicling the San Francisco diaspora, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project shows where San Franciscans flee when they face cold reality of evictions. (Courtesy Anti-Eviction Mapping Project)

Keeping tabs on evicted San Franciscans

An eviction in San Francisco often means an eviction from San Francisco.…

Chronicling the San Francisco diaspora, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project shows where San Franciscans flee when they face cold reality of evictions. (Courtesy Anti-Eviction Mapping Project)
Neil Taylor, a homeless San Francisco resident, stands at the corner of Brannan and Division streets. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

What happens when SF takes homeless people’s ‘stuff’

Super Bowl 50 was supposed be Mayor Ed Lee’s touchdown. The crass,…

Neil Taylor, a homeless San Francisco resident, stands at the corner of Brannan and Division streets. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
No need to hide your faces, Trump voters — we know where you live. (John Locher/AP)

More than 9,000 San Franciscans voted for Trump

Here’s the wackiest, local, post-election number you’ll likely hear: 9,204 San Franciscans…

No need to hide your faces, Trump voters — we know where you live. (John Locher/AP)
A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

LGBT Latinos forgotten in Orlando vigil planning; Democrats pull desperate move

Fifty people are dead following the country’s bloodiest shooting. On Sunday, San…

A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Examiner columnist Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, right, attended Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School with the late Alejandro Nieto, center, in the early 2000s. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Alejandro Nieto, from violence to prayer

Let’s say this now, with finality: Alejandro Nieto did not deserve to…

San Francisco Examiner columnist Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, right, attended Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School with the late Alejandro Nieto, center, in the early 2000s. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Linda Fuchs, left, and Chanell Jones have struggled to survive, as sweeps in San Francisco for Super Bowl 50 have forced many homeless people to constantly stay on the move. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homeless woman lost job after Super Bowl tent sweeps

Ask anyone, and they’ll tell you: It’s hell to lose a job.…

Linda Fuchs, left, and Chanell Jones have struggled to survive, as sweeps in San Francisco for Super Bowl 50 have forced many homeless people to constantly stay on the move. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
File photoScott Wiener

On Guard: Supervisor Wiener’s Mission moratorium opposition lacks alternative plan

Build, build, build. Supply and demand. It’s simple economics, people! That’s the…

File photoScott Wiener