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David Lee

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    September 13, 2013

    San Francisco Librarian, City Commissioner Slated to Be Fined By State

    Many a library patron has faced a financial penalty for borrowing material and failing to return it. Now San Francisco's top librarian can identify with them just a little more. Luis Herrera, San Francisco's city librarian, is slated to be fined $600 by the state's Fair Political Practices Committee ... More >>

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    April 30, 2013

    After All That, Warriors Still Enter Game Five As Significant Betting Underdogs

    This evening, the Warriors will have their chance to send the Denver Nuggets to an early summer vacation. Such a possibility certainly seemed unlikely just a week or so ago, when the Warriors lost game 1 of the series and also All-Star forward David Lee to a season-ending hip flexor tear. Even mor ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Here Is Your Golden State Warriors 2013 Playoffs Drinking Game

    Steph Curry's ballin'. Mark Jackson's preaching. Klay Thompson's shooting. Harrison Barnes is dunking. Andrew Bogut's blocking. Kent Bazemore's dancing. And Andris Biedrins is looking tan as ever. There's much reason for excitement in G-State. Roaracle will be thunderous when the Warriors take the ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Andrea Shorter, City Commissioner, Fined $800 by State Political Body

    Andrea Shorter, the longtime city commissioner who spearheaded a group of well-funded domestic violence activists that drove Supervisor Christina Olague from office, has been fined for failing to report her own sources of funding. The Fair Political Practices Commission yesterday approved an $800 fi ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Oakland Soldiers Make McDonald's All-American Team

    In June, we ran a feature story, Swoosh Dreams, that explored the growing commodification of elite summer league basketball, a world that talented and media savvy teenage ballers use as a platform for scholarship opportunities. The story focused on the Oakland Soldiers, "one of the most prominent co ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    David Lee Dinged for Failing to Report Income

    On the heels of the state's Fair Political Practices Commission popping city commissioner Andrea Shorter for failing to disclose her income on conflict of interest statements, another city politico has received a terse letter from Sacramento. David Lee, a former Parks and Recreation Commissioner and ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Warriors Beat the Heat and Show the World Their New Swag

    Last night's win turned heads. It's not just that the Warriors beat the defending champion Miami Heat; not just that they led after every quarter. The Wizards, after all, have also beat the Heat. The win turned heads because it showed the world how the Warriors have won 12 of their last 15 games, in ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    Andrew Bogut Injury Cover-Up Was a Stupid-Ass Thing To Do

    During time-outs, the Warriors, like presumably all professional sports team, hold "vote our guys to the all-star game!" gimmicks. During a game earlier this month, for instance, three or four youngish and smiling people jogged onto the court, each waving over their head a giant cut-out of a player' ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    Eric Mar Wins, Volunteers Outdo Record Spending in District 1 Election

    The odds were against Eric Mar. The Richmond District supervisor was seen as the most vulnerable of all San Francisco progressives up for election Tuesday -- and that was before the city's moneyed interests tried to drown him with buckets of cash.In addition to Mar's reputation as an erratic legisla ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    Election 2012: Winners and Losers

    There ain't no devil, there's just God when he's drunk -- Tom WaitsThe striking thing about assessing San Francisco's big winners and losers emerging from last night's election is that they're often the same people. In District 5, tech investor turned political money man Ron Conway's candidate, Lond ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Election 2012 -- Mo' Money, Mo' Problems?

    Politicians of all stripes are wont to say that you can't solve a problem by throwing money at it. This year, however -- nationwide and particularly here in San Francisco -- the key to victory seems to be hurling about large sums of money.As SF Weekly wrote yesterday, proponents of the $195 million ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    London Breed, F.X. Crowley, Eric Mar Lead in Supervisor Races (Update)

    Update at the bottom:The polls in California have officially closed, and now voters and candidates wait. The San Francisco Elections Department said results could come as early as 8:30 p.m.A crowd of people gathered at the University of San Francisco where students, faculty, and whoever else felt l ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012

    David Lee's Soft Money Is Dominating the District 1 Race

    The soft money being spent in District 1 is on track to shatter the previous record for the amount of independent cash spent in a supervisor race since 2002. But where is all this money coming from? The truth is, it's really hard to tell. While almost every supervisoral candidate has benefited from ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Eric Mar: Video Targeting Supe Features Horde of Maniacal, Dirty Kids Banging Pots and Pans

    When you have a last name of "Mar" and you push for inane legislation like banning Happy Meals, well, your bound to become the butt of many "he's living on Mars" jokes. Needless to say, David Lee, Mar's opponent in District 1 supervisor race, is capitalizing on both. An independent expenditure commi ... More >>

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    September 4, 2012

    Eric Mar Divorce Probably Won't Turn Voters Off

    In politics, the picture-perfect family is almost always a necessary asset to running a successful campaign. Unless of course, you're in San Francisco, where voters are much more forgiving of marital dramas and other bad craziness. Supervisor Eric Mar's campaign manager fired off a press release at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Kool and The Gang's Robert "Kool" Bell on Opening for Van Halen

    It was shocking enough when Van Halen announced live dates with David Lee Roth this year. But the group's choice of pop-funk favorites Kool and the Gang as opening act only raised more eyebrows. Maybe it isn't that strange, though: When we saw the two bands together earlier this year at Madison Squ ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012
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    April 20, 2012

    David Lee Files to Run Against Eric Mar in District 1

    Eric Mar, the supervisor who has kept The Richmond safe from Happy Meals, stripper vans, and a bizarre combination of both is checking his rearview mirror today. David Lee, a longtime Mar critic, S.F. State lecturer, and executive director of the Chinese American Voter Education Committee (CAVEC) of ... More >>

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    April 18, 2012

    Warriors Fans Now Know the Euphamisms for Tanking

    The Warriors have lost 13 of their last 15 games. With six regular season games left, it is becoming increasingly crucial that the Warriors continue, if not exceed, their current losing trend. A few years ago, the team traded its 2012 first round pick for Marcus Williams, who would score a total of ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Field Roast Vegan Frankfurters on the Menu at Giants Games This Season!

    As we reported in Week In Vegan this morning, Field Roast vegan frankfurters will now be available at Giants games in AT&T Park this season! Vegansaurus broke the news yesterday. Anyway, I can attest: These are super legit! They smell so good in that spicy-hotdog way! They aren't just flavorles ... More >>

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    November 22, 2011

    David Lee Identified as Man Killed by BART

    ​The San Francisco medical examiner identified the man who was killed by a BART train over the weekend as 81-year-old David Lee. Lee, whose residence is unknown, was killed at about 3:30 p.m. after he reportedly laid down on the tracks at the 24th Street BART station Sunday. The station was closed ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    Does David Chiu Have a Chinatown Problem?

    It's Chinatown, David. It's Chinatown. ​Also, is John Avalos really feeling it in District 11? Absorbing a beating is never enjoyable -- unless, of course, you're into that kind of thing. Presuming you aren't, getting your behind kicked is even less palatable when it takes place in your home terri ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011
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    March 16, 2011

    Asian Boom: Demographic Map Reveals Growth in Southeast S.F.

    ​Last week, SF Weekly wrote about how the Asian-American ascendancy in San Francisco politics is reflected in demographic trends revealed by the latest census -- specifically, a growing proportion of Asians in the city.The above map gives us a quick but detailed snapshot of that change. Incorporat ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    San Francisco Becoming More Asian and It's Playing Out in Politics

    A shifting political landscape​In a year that has been marked by Asian ascendancy in city politics -- including the appointment of the city's first Chinese-American Mayor Ed Lee  -- U.S. Census Bureau data released today highlights an interesting yet not so surprising fact: San Francisco is b ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010
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    October 27, 2010

    The Identity Card

    Voting by race has made the city's political representation more Asian. It could be what puts 33-year-old Jane Kim on the board of supervisors.

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    April 28, 2010

    Go VIP with Limited, Handmade Ramen at Namu

    Tamara PalmerGo behind the velvet rope.​Sitting down for dinner at Namu in the Richmond District last night, we remembered how much our friend Meredith Brody loved the burger. It's an unlikely item for an Asian restaurant to sport, but we ordered it to share with another friend and were glad t ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008
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    January 2, 2008
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    September 17, 2003

    Blowing It

    How San Francisco elections officials dropped the ball on instant runoff voting

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    March 26, 2003

    Help From Their Friends

    Did SFPD brass order a cover-up in Fajitagate? They didn't really need to.

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    August 30, 2000

    The Revolution is Canceled

    How the grand plan for district elections could backfire

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    September 10, 1997
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