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 >>
Animal lovers and Dan Richards haters will be unhappy when they hear the news that the state's Fish and Game chief who was busted hunting a mountain lion earlier this year, dodged having to pay a fine for his killing excursion. According to press reports, Richards received nothing more than a ... More >>
Get ready to regulate! Partisan political bloggers wouldn't have to disclose being compensated by political campaigns under proposed regulations"I Gavin Newsom; I Ndorsed this Tweet."The above message may be coming to your computer or phone before too long, if the state's top political watchdog h ... More >>
We wrote earlier today about how the Mormon Church, under scrutiny from the Fair Political Practices Commission, disclosed it contributed nearly $190,000 to pass Proposition 8. While the secretary of state and the FPPC monitor expenditures for statewide elections, here in San Francisco that job sole ... More >>
A money-laundering scandal may have helped bring down former Secretary of State Kevin Shelley. But indicted political maven Julie Lee stands to pay the ultimate price.
University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service. Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is