Supervisor Aaron Peskin

Ethics Commission Chair Peter Keane abruptly stepped down Friday after the commission voted against placing a campaign finance reform measure on the ballot.

Ethics chair resigns over failure to place campaign finance reforms on June ballot

The chair of the Ethics Commission has abruptly stepped down after the…

 

Supervisor Aaron Peskin (Examiner file photo)

Memo raises constitutionality concerns for reform measure aimed at big political donors

An Ethics Commission memo calls into question the constitutionality of a political…

 

Legislation introduced by Supervisor Mark Farrell and approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday bans junk food in the approximately 150 vending machines on city property. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

City Hall won’t lose Kit Kat bars from vending machines after all

Turns out Supervisor Aaron Peskin won’t lose access to his favorite junk…

 

Developer Oz Erickson may have gaffed when he referred to housing activists as Nazis, as he is currently finding out. (Courtesy SF Weekly)

Nazi comment backfires for S.F. developer

Once a political gaffe leaps into the public, it’s tough to stuff…

Developer Oz Erickson may have gaffed when he referred to housing activists as Nazis, as he is currently finding out. (Courtesy SF Weekly)
San Francisco’s Commuter Shuttle Program, which was made permanent in November, is facing a lawsuit that could require The City to revisit its environmental studies. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Critics file legal challenge of S.F. ‘Google Bus’ program

The City’s new, permanent program to legalize “Google Buses” just netted its…

San Francisco’s Commuter Shuttle Program, which was made permanent in November, is facing a lawsuit that could require The City to revisit its environmental studies. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Noted tech investor Ron Conway says thousands of tech workers registered to vote in last week’s election, but early data shows that may not be the case. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

San Francisco tech workers didn’t vote — and maybe never will

Seems like Ron Conway is eating crow — apparently tech workers didn’t…

Noted tech investor Ron Conway says thousands of tech workers registered to vote in last week’s election, but early data shows that may not be the case. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's annual "Gayla," July 16.SF EXAMINER/Photo by Gabrielle Lurie

Talk of political losses permeates progressive “Thanksgiving”

For politically progressive San Franciscans, the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club’s annual…

The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's annual "Gayla," July 16.SF EXAMINER/Photo by Gabrielle Lurie

Peskin: Newsom is ineligible for seat on Democratic committee

Mayor Gavin Newsom’s longtime nemesis, Aaron Peskin, seems to be going out…