In his own way, Mayor Ed Lee is a bit like Dorothy Gale from The Wizard of Oz. After a couple of disastrous political appointments, he opted to stick to his own backyard, appointing Supervisor Carmen Chu to replace Phil Ting as Assessor-Recorder -- and, today, appointing Chu aide Katy Tang to succee ... More >>
Joe EskenaziNo Toto, though... While riding tornadoes over the rainbow is the preferred route to Oz, it turns out the Muni train is ever so slightly more reliable. And, as we've documented numerous times in the past, they'll even take your little dog, too. Our eye-catching Dorothy Gale stepped on ... More >>
Despite crossing party leadership during the campaign, new state Senator gets plum posts.
In the state Legislature, there are some things you just don't do. If your Democratic incumbent re-enacts scenes from Mad Max on the interstate, treats her employees in a manner even Naomi Campbell would decry as brutal, and, in general, make enemies at a Bernie Madoff-like pace, you do not run agai ... More >>