Adolph Sutro served just under two years as mayor of San Francisco. The effort to get him back into City Hall required nearly three times that.
Back in May of 2008, Leonid Nakhodkin -- a Ukranian-born former Soviet political prisoner with a prediliction for cowboy hats and answering the phone by s ... More >>
Is Ed Lee a whisker away from making history? First Mayor With Facial Hair Since 1944? When Mayor Gavin Newsom suggested his successor during the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, he borrowed one of the team's catchphrases: "Fear the beard." Tightly wound progressives at the time thought ... More >>
Doug DoldeSan Francisco to Arizona: Stick it in your Grand Canyon...As we reported yesterday, Supervisor David Campos will today introduce emergency legislation calling for a citywide boycott of Arizona due to that state's recently enacted, draconian immigration policy. Text of Campos' resolution ... More >>
Nan Park ImagesAh, but is it art? In San Francisco, the term "Arts Commission" is misleading. This is not merely a roomful of wealthy dowagers deciding where to place a bust of Adolph Sutro. A small percentage of funds expended on development projects in the city, by law, are sent the commission' ... More >>