Politics

New name for Julius Kahn Park to be unveiled

A new, community-chosen name for Julius Kahn Park will finally be unveiled…

Santa Clara Co., SF sue to challenge new ‘public charge’ rule for legal immigrants

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the administration…

SJ mayor calls for legislation requiring gun owners to buy insurance

All San Jose gun owners could be required to purchase liability insurance…

Local officials condemn crackdown on legal immigrants using food stamps, other public benefits

Gov. Gavin Newsom and an array of Bay Area officials on Monday…

Will the real presidential candidate for Asian Americans please show up?

Given that Andrew Yang, the first Chinese American presidential candidate, and Senator…

Police stop offering one-night shelter stays to homeless after realizing ‘it doesn’t work’

One-night shelter stays that San Francisco police offer the homeless have been…

State legislation could give school district more leverage against charter schools

SFUSD officials hoping to increase oversight over schools operating within city boundaries

SF Chinese group promotes gun ownership after community crime scare

San Franciscans, would you believe there’s a renewed gun rights movement rooted…

One of only two candidates pulls out of SF sheriff race

Lt. Ron Terry out of contest to replace Sheriff Vicki Hennessy

DA candidates take aim at each other during debate

A defense attorney born to incarcerated radical activists, Chesa Boudin entered San…

Movement to preserve controversial mural gets support from NAACP

Black community leaders say mural was intended to ‘critique American history’

Candidates for District Attorney set to debate

Four candidates vying for the post of San Francisco district attorney are…

Trump and GOP sue California over law requiring tax returns to run in state’s primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California’s first-in-the-nation law requiring presidential primary candidates to release…

SF misses target for busing homeless people out of county

City also falls short of goal to place individuals in supportive housing

Trump imposes new 10 percent tariff on Chinese goods

Nearly 70 percent of footwear that Americans buy is imported from China.

Vallie Brown tops progressive challenger in District 5 supervisor campaign fundraising

New filings show Dean Preston drawing more donations from outside district

Residents get a sneak peek at mural at center of national debate

Ballot measure planned to block destruction of frescoes at George Washington High School

Breed signs $12.3B budget

Mayor London Breed signed the new Fiscal Year 2019/2020 and 2020-2021 budget…

Bay Area Puerto-Rican community celebrates Governor Ricardo Roselló’s resignation

‘Our people are waking up in such a wonderful and decisive way’

SF district attorney race shapes up with Loftus leading in fundraising

The race is still considered an open field with Boudin close behind