political corruption

Former state Sen. Leland Yee sentenced to 5 years in prison

A federal judge said he wanted to make an example of former…

 

Ex-state Sen. Yee, former SF school board president ask for short sentences in corruption case

The defense attorneys for a former state senator and an ex-San Francisco…

 

Mayor Ed Lee and other public officials are named in details from an FBI probe into state Sen. Leland Yee and Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Protective order to bury FBI findings on political corruption

Nearly all of the information collected by the FBI in the agency's…

 

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)
A June 14, 1907 front page of The Examiner proclaims that Mayor Eugene Schmitz was convicted of extortion. At the time, The City was recovering from the 1906 quake.

Fall of an SF political boss in 1906 offers cautionary tale

Big personalities have long dominated San Francisco's politics, and the biggest personality…

A June 14, 1907 front page of The Examiner proclaims that Mayor Eugene Schmitz was convicted of extortion. At the time, The City was recovering from the 1906 quake.
A June 14

Fall of an SF political boss in 1906 offers cautionary tale

Big personalities have long dominated San Francisco's politics, and the biggest personality…

A June 14

Nevada voting machines automatically checking Harry Reid's name; voting machine technicians are SEIU members

Clark County is where three quarters of Nevada's residents and live and…