Bombs away...It warranted a mention, deep within local newspapers' sporting sections, that 49ers punter Andy Lee was named Special Teams Player of The Week. This is about as much mention as punters usually get. It's somewhat akin to being named outstanding McDonald's manager for your sub-region. ... More >>
'It's good to be the king' -- and it's always good to have powerful folks in your corner pulling some stringsSan Francisco's campaign finance rules are so beastly complex that professional treasurers with decades of experience have been known to drive sharpened pencils through their palms in fits of ... More >>
A money-laundering scandal may have helped bring down former Secretary of State Kevin Shelley. But indicted political maven Julie Lee stands to pay the ultimate price.
Week of November 19, 2003
Why Matt Gonzalez should stick with his progressive roots, and ignore pressure to act "responsibly"
The public career path of Andrew Lee explains a lot about what's wrong with Willie Brown's style of politics and governance
At a seemingly innocuous event in the Sunset, Willie Brown proves again why he's the patron saint of patronage
UCSF's Paul Ekman, a national expert on the science of lying, helps police (and journalists) determine whether perps (or presidents) are practiced prevaricators