Trouble in motion...We all know the query about who will watch the watchmen. But what about the watchmen's consultants? After Dennis Herrera's tubthumping that a full-blown investigation was required of alleged money-laundering after shuttle bus drivers claimed they were made to donate to Mayor E ... More >>
Matt SmithThe bike lane injunction is in the rearview mirror, thankfullyProposed Legislation by Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier aims to diminish the role of state environmental law in delaying local projects posing little threat to Mother Nature.And -- don't you know it -- Mary Miles, the attorney ... More >>
Christopher Muhammad's fight with Lennar over toxic dust has resulted in a restraining order against him, an accusation that he's a shakedown artist, and grudging respect from his rivals.
FacebookNewly minted Alioto-Pier legislative aide Bill Barnes displays decor he no longer needsWhen former Chris Daly legislative aide Bill Barnes quit his post as Assemblywoman Fiona Ma's chief of staff last year, we asked him if the rumors were true -- was he going to work for Supervisor Michela A ... More >>
Assemblywoman Fiona Ma's chief of staff, Bill Barnes, surprised his fellow San Francisco politicos earlier this month by abruptly handing in his resignation. Barnes didn't give the standard line of wanting to spend more time with his wife and children -- he doesn't have any. Instead, he told SF Week ... More >>
Even in a summer of discontent for San Francisco progressives, bad-boy supervisor Chris Daly remains unbowed
Prosecutors' reluctance to charge murder suspects in S.F. leaves alleged killers on the street, flush with bravado
Week of Wednesday, September 14, 2005
How the sordid extraction of $50 million from Rincon Hill developers helps Chris Daly, city bureaucrats, and Gavin Newsom -- and hurts everyone else in San Francisco
Week of Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Duel for the soul of democracy
The last leg of a traveling exhibition on California's vanishing resources
The fear of change has been an ongoing parable of San Francisco. The city needs a new parable.
No parking on the dance floor -- unless you like soft rock
Tennessee Williams authorized biographer Lyle Leverich on his book and his subject