Subject:

Doris Ward

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Assessor Carmen Chu: What Comes Next

    The announcement today that Mayor Ed Lee has appointed moderate stalwart and diligent number-cruncher Supervisor Carmen Chu to the vacant Assessor-Recorder position is a bit like the revelation that the boat sinks at the end of Titanic. A great deal of time was expended before exactly what everyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Board of Supervisors President: David Chiu Unanimously Re-Elected

    Supervisor David Chiu keeps discovering new ways to be elected board president. First, he was the compromise choice emerging out of a bitter political battle. Then the board's right flank pushed him to re-election. And, today, he was re-re-elected via a unanimous, 11-0 tally. But not without some cu ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2002

    Sleeping With the Auditor

    Why San Francisco and its outside accountants are a little too close for comfort -- and how it could threaten the city's financial integrity

  • News

    July 8, 1998

    By George!

    A forgotten San Francisco economist survives, barely, in his adopted city

  • Calendar

    May 27, 1998
  • News

    May 6, 1998
  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Downtown's Fairy Godmother

    Doris Ward, San Francisco's assessor, is tossing around commercial tax breaks as if they were fairy dust. It's costing the city at least $100 million a year.

  • News

    April 17, 1996
  • News

    February 28, 1996

    Judging Matthew Rothschild

    Why is the Democratic Party elite backing an underqualified party operative for the local judiciary?

  • News

    August 30, 1995

    Achtenberg's Third Act

    Roberta Achtenberg bristles when anyone dares say that Williw Brown is the one who gets things done. "I have gotten things done my entire life, right?" she says, citing when her accomplishments as a law school dean, her 800-page book on sexual orientatio

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    June 28, 1995
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    June 14, 1995
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