Politics

I’m a lifelong progressive voting for Joe Biden — here’s why

A Trump win threatens democracy not just in the U.S., but across the world

Small businesses rally for financial relief and transparency from The City

Owners warn: ‘We need to reopen or my business is going to go under’

Malia Cohen confirmed as police commissioner

Former Supervisor Malia Cohen’s nomination to the Police Commission cleared the Board…

RNC speakers paint California as a dangerous dystopia

By Michael Finnegan Los Angeles Times Speakers at the Republican National Convention…

In Brown Type: Kamala Harris’ mother was also a trailblazer

Shyamala Gopalan Harris came from India at 19 to chart an impressive career in the U.S.

Supes agree to cut $26M from police budget in academy classes, overtime

San Francisco police escaped layoffs but suffered deep cuts to academy classes…

Mental-health crisis teams could replace police response

Proposal would team paramedics with social workers or counselors and peer advocates

California joins 5 other states and DC to officially sue Postal Service over mail delays

A coalition of six states and Washington, D.C., sued the United States…

‘Like Armageddon’: Rotting food, dead animals and chaos at postal facilities amid cutbacks

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the Southern California high…

Steve Bannon is arrested and charged with fraud by federal prosecutors

Stephen K. Bannon, who guided President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign in its…

New housing goals spark debate over market-rate development

Faced with a large potential increase in the amount of housing San…

Supervisors approve UC Hasting lawsuit settlement 7-4 despite misgivings

After great debate, San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved a settlement with…

Supervisors push back on police contract proposal

City officials have hashed out a contract agreement with the police union…

Supervisors block mayor’s nominee for SFMTA board — again

Sharon Lai unanimously accepted, Jane Natoli rejected 6-4

California joins legal challenge against Trump administration over USPS reductions

Amid a growing outcry against cutbacks at the U.S. Postal Service, Postmaster…

House to take up $25 billion bill for Postal Service, other fixes amid election uproar

The House will vote Saturday morning on a bill that would include…

California’s eviction ban is ending. Gov. Newsom and lawmakers have 3 weeks to extend it

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers face an 18-day deadline to…

Sex offender registration reform effort prompts death threats

Conspiracy theorists accuse state Sen. Scott Wiener of protecting pedophiles

Competing Hayes Valley petitions reveal fractured response to tent encampments

Some business owners say they signed a ‘tent-free zone’ petition unwittingly

What California knows about Kamala Harris

More than any other vice presidential contender in a generation, Kamala Harris’…