So long, Janet? After a judge yesterday ruled Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier is not termed out and can run again for District 2 supervisor, calls flooded in to challenger Janet Reilly's office. Her campaign manager, Patrick Collum, said Reilly felt the need to "get the word out" about her plans. ... More >>
The last 24 hours in rumor, innuendo, and straight-out facts about restaurant openings and closings in San Francisco.Andrew on Haighteration discovers that neighborhood new(ish)comer Clay Oven (500 Haight) has bought out longtime neighborhood favorite Indian Oven (233 Fillmore). There is conste ... More >>
Can't Stop, Won't StopSupervisor Michela Alioto-Pier just doesn't understand. Tom Ammiano served fourteen years on the Board of Supervisors, Chris Daly ten. So why, then, is City Attorney Dennis Herrera insisting that Alioto-Pier -- who's been on the Board since 2004, when she was appointed to fi ... More >>
Yesterday we reported on a viscerally anti-Gavin Newsom flier landing in mailboxes across the state. In addition to a pair of eye-popping photos, the anonymous postcard gives the phone numbers of two political consultants -- who say they don't know what the hell is going on here -- and lists the ret ... More >>
Once again, a misleading and anonymous anti-Gavin Newsom mailer featuring this eye-catching image has landed in Californians' mail boxesA political postcard depicting Mayor Gavin Newsom with what appears to be a rectum for a mouth and also featuring the above -- undoctored -- photo has been sent ... More >>
The building once housed a Chinese bank.Credo, the FiDi trattoria owned by political consultant and real estate macher Clint Reilly, is planning a Jan. 18 opening, according to GM Tim Felkner. Chef of the 75-seat restaurant in a one-time Chinese bank at 360 Pine (at Leidesdorff) is Italian-tr ... More >>
Media mogul Dean Singleton is again seeking inroads to San Francisco's daily newspaper market, according to a report today in the Denver Business Journal.Will joint ad sales bring happy days back?Apparently Singleton's MediaNews Group -- owner of legion Bay Area newspapers, including the Oakland ... More >>
Clint ReillyAce political consultant turned politician turned real-estate baron Clint Reilly is going back where he started, signing up to lead a political campaign for the first time in more than a decade. John Grubb, a spokesman for the Bay Area Council, confirmed what SF Weekly had heard throu ... More >>
By Will HarperListening to Chronicle editor Ward Bushee on KQED's Forum made me nostalgic for Phil Bronstein. The former Mr. Sharon Stone had his faults, but what I liked about him was that he was more than a newspaper editor--he was a showman. Remember when Bronstein donned scuba gear to save a yo ... More >>
Week of 5-23-2007
Activists aren't happy about the deal struck between Clint Reilly and Bay Area media barons
Let's get beyond the balderdash and take a closer look at the motivations behind some political campaigns
SEIU lobbies for nursing home chains. Clint Reilly vs. Jack Davis, redux. Kerry raises money for Reilly's wife. Fabulous. Absolutely Fabulous.
Why the new mayor should resist political pressure from the new shadow ayatollah of San Francisco politics, real estate mogul Clint Reilly
All the city's most bombastic commercial landlord wants is a San Francisco-themed casino in Las Vegas ... or absolute misery for anyone who gets in his way
The best of Northern California filmmakers at the FilmArts Festival of Independent Cinema
He's running for mayor again, and this time he wants to define himself, before his enemies do it for him
See How They Run; Scout's Honor
Fricke-Parks lawsuit; Jondi and Spesh CD release; Dot-com junkies
Hearst executives' behavior in the Examiner sale was nothing less than cowardly
Cleaning Out the Swamp
Golden handshakes, cat scans and tree controversy
Tom Ammiano's mayoral bid: inside the campaign that has become a cause
Apply Now! Space Is Limited!
Ammiano's Surprise, and Promise
The Ken Garcia Golden Handshake Countdown!
Our New Mission
It's political junkie reunion time at the first mayoral debate
Don't think any of the candidates for mayor measure up? Then build your own.
In which Jack Davis repents, Clint Reilly froths, Roberta Achtenberg has a vision, Angela Alioto has an attitude, and the voters are the pigeons