Bill Lockyer

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Why Is It a Secret Who's Buying California's Government Buildings?

    Uh, that'd be us. And we're paying for it, too. ​The Bay Citizen this past weekend followed up on our series of scoops begun in February about Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's rotten deal to sell prize California government buildings for an upfront payment, and then lease them back at exorbitant cost. ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    Doyle Drive's Goofy Privatization Deal Stalled By Judge

    Will Jerry Brown stop the fiscal insanity? ​A judge Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order halting Caltrans from signing a finance deal that would let a foreign consortium take over construction and maintenance of part of the Doyle Drive project in the Presidio.This marks the second time i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    The Examiner's Hilarious Political Endorsements

    ​God help me, but it's true: I love America's Funniest Home Videos. Thanks to YouTube, you can find more than enough old episodes. You turn the sound off -- be gone, Bob Saget! -- and bliss. It's so predictable, yet so hilarious. Men working on roofs are gonna fall. Skateboarders will not land whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Going, Going, Gavin: What's Next For Newsom, City, State?

    ​ It's unlikely anyone has ever publicly announced he's taking a job so he can spend less time with his family. But countless folks turning in their resignation letters have chalked up the decision to jump ship to a desire to spend more time with the fam. Gavin Newsom joined that lengthy list ... More >>

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    July 2, 2008
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    March 5, 2008
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    May 23, 2007

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of 5-23-2007

  • News

    November 22, 2006

    Fall Gal

    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.

  • News

    September 13, 2006

    I Spy a Scandal

    Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard is reeling, under investigation for invading the privacy of journalists and its own board members. Do you see a way out for the computing giant?

  • News

    April 21, 2004

    Looking Ahead

    Aides insist that Mayor Gavin Newsom is focused on City Hall; his sudden celebrity has spawned speculation about higher office. Much higher.

  • News

    September 24, 2003

    Kamala's Karma

    She's smart, she's experienced, and she's running for DA. But she's Willie Brown's ex-girlfriend, and her opponents are trying to crucify her for that.

  • News

    September 10, 2003

    Son of Super Swindler

    The unsettling link between a group of firms that sell financial planning services to elderly Californians and one of the most notorious con men in U.S. history

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Bringing Up Baby Gavin

    How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket

  • News

    September 4, 2002

    Gluing for God

    Members of the Church of Craft worship through the divinity of, well, crafting

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    A Walk in the Dark

    The rest of the country is re-appraising the death penalty; California sues to keep a minister from comforting those facing execution

  • News

    December 17, 1997

    Deep Xanadu-doo

    William Randolph Hearst's heirs want to build hotels and a golf course on his seaside estate, below his fabled castle. Ranchers and environmentalists are raising Kane.

  • Calendar

    September 4, 1996
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    August 21, 1996
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    May 22, 1996

    Against All Odds

    Fundamentalists want to ban same-sex marriage. All across California, people are mad as hell. So how come nobody's doing anything about it?

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