Politics

Here are the Examiner’s recommendations for the November ballot’s local measures

Here’s how to vote on issues from vaping to affordable housing to campaign reform

  • Oct 5, 2019

Our endorsements for San Francisco’s top offices

MAYOR London Breed London Breed is not running unopposed, but none of…

  • Oct 5, 2019

Leno blasts District Attorney appointment, will campaign against Loftus

Leno had not endorsed in the race, but expressed disgust at Mayor London Breed’s appointment so close to the election, which he described as a naked power play.

District Attorney George Gascon resigns seat for run in Los Angeles

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Thursday announced his resignation, saying…

Health Department promises plan for long-term mental health beds before end of month

Public Health Director Grant Colfax has given his staff until mid-October to…

Court ruling on Philadelphia safe injection site gives new hope for SF plans

A court ruling Wednesday that a Philadelphia nonprofit’s plan to open a…

Mayor Breed celebrates SF’s first Office of Racial Equity: ‘We need action’

San Francisco will launch The City’s first Office of Racial Equity later…

Supervisors press on with mental health care ballot measure despite mayor’s opposition

City leaders seeking to overhaul San Francisco’s behavioral health system are forging…

Campaign for pro-vaping measure to be suspended after JUUL pulls funding

The campaign for a ballot measure aimed at smoking San Francisco’s vape…

‘You live in a city, not on an island’: Nonprofit leaders rally in support of affordable housing bond

As a representative of Chinatown Community Development Center, Matthias Mormino says he…

Memo: Resolution declaring the NRA a domestic terrorist group ‘did not change city law’

Contractors won’t face punishment for doing business with the gun rights group

Health officials tell skeptical board city is meeting demand for drug and alcohol treatment

More than a decade ago voters mandated that on-the-spot substance abuse treatment…

Nerd Rage! SF candidate nets support from Star Trek actor, tweets Star Wars quote

He’s braved the war-like Klingons, twirled his rapier with glee, and saved…

Elimination of paper census forms could cause undercount for Asian, Russian communities

A U.S. Census Bureau move to eliminate bi-lingual paper forms could lead…

Breed announces tool to track treatment bed availability

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health has unveiled a new online tool…

Supes approve $15M contract extension for homeless outreach

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $15 million contract extension…

Haney calls for ‘emergency response’ to drug use in the TL, SoMa

Supervisor Matt Haney called Tuesday for an “emergency response” to the use…

Democrats open formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump

Trump orders release of transcript in call with Ukranian president

How San Francisco can fix a glaring loophole in California tenants rights legislation

State law gives new protections, but there’s still more to be done

Voters approved a measure guaranteeing tenants representation — but there’s not enough money to fulfill its promises

A 2018 measure guaranteeing every San Francisco tenant facing an eviction the…