Is Ed Lee a whisker away from making history? First Mayor With Facial Hair Since 1944? When Mayor Gavin Newsom suggested his successor during the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, he borrowed one of the team's catchphrases: "Fear the beard." Tightly wound progressives at the time thought ... More >>
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