If you offer your vote according to which candidate accepted to spend no more than the city's voluntary expenditure ceiling -- there must be some of you -- well, then we've got bad news. You're going to have to do a little more work to figure out who's minding the city's rules and who's potential ... More >>
Ole Erekson, engraver. C. 1876, Library of CongressElbridge Gerry, the original scheming district-drawer. Are you worthy to inherit his mantle?If not for being the most famous man ever criticized for redistricting his home state to screw his political opponents, who would ever remember the particula ... More >>
With the eyes of every reporter and politico on today's budget-cutting Board of Supervisors meeting, the city's Ethics Commission will open discussion this afternoon on myriad changes to the city's lobbyist ordinance, including whether to do away with rules preventing consultants from accepting pay ... More >>
Developers are funding junkets, buying equipment, and throwing parties for city planning staff. It doesn't smell right.
The party's leaders are putting their lack of ethics on display once again
Tony Hall's firing casts the spotlight on a real estate mega-deal that slogs along under a veil of secrecy
Californians have refused public campaign financing, and we've gotten what we deserve: a governor's race between a fund-raising slut and a clueless rich guy
The Fang family rides tabloid journalism and hardball politics to the winner's circle