It takes more than a green suit and a buzz to make you Irish...Bridget McManus' sister-in-law is in town from Ireland this week. And, as you can imagine, today is a momentous day for an Irish visitor. Naturally, she went to church first thing in the morning. After all -- it is St. Patrick's Day. ... More >>
Some of the Class of 2000's stranger moments. (A lot of them involve Chris Daly.)
Developers are funding junkets, buying equipment, and throwing parties for city planning staff. It doesn't smell right.
Whether it's Agnos or Gonzalez, one of them needs to jump into the race
Let's get beyond the balderdash and take a closer look at the motivations behind some political campaigns
As a favor to a columnizing colleague, Social Grace gives San Francisco's swearing-obsessed politicians some damn good advice on cleaning up their whiny fucking acts
Why a supervisor needs to feel some love and back off a counterproductive assault on a nonprofit housing agency
Forget about cures for HIV and leukemia. Give us robo-warriors and high-tech Jesus boots.
Either Newsom or Gonzalez will make a good mayor, but Gonzalez has the creative edge
For Gavin Newsom and Matt Gonzalez, ideological labels may be misleading, or even drawkcab
He's idealistic, he's good-looking, and he's even a great listener
Our lefty supervisors need to remember: In an economic downturn, it's not smart or progressive to go around killing jobs
Can Wade and O'Donoghue keep up in this brave broke world?
A peek at the future of higher political education
How waterfront developer Carl Ernst fished for political influence to help his struggling Pier 38 project
Stuck in a strange warp of the space-time fabric, our supervisors can't stop tilting against a dot-com development monster that's dead and buried
Willie Brown to S.F.: You're racist. Racist racist racist racist racist racist racist. Biased, too.
Providing comprehensive services for street people is morally uplifting -- and, as shown in New York, good policy
The other Friends; planned insurrection
The rebuilding of the Laguna Honda nursing home is already three years behind schedule and millions over budget -- and the final plans aren't even finished yet
Political animals on both sides of the development wars snarl all the way to the bank
Hawaiian Shirts, Expensive Condos, and the Hoochie People
Server Farms and District Six Democrats' Parties
New U.S. guidelines suggest that powerful anti-viral drug combinations should be used later, rather than earlier, in treating AIDS
The Chron and Ex drool over Bloomingdale's as the city coughs up $27 million
District election format makes neighborhood singer Tony Hall a real challenge to Supervisor Mabel Teng
Peter Glikshtern used a tire iron on four interlopers in his Mission District bar. Then he beat their lawyer's attempt to make the fight a political caues.
Get Me Rewrite
Union leaders endorsed Willie Brown, but the rank and file has other ideas
Choke Hold on City Hall
Ignore Davis, Fang, O'Donoghue, and Roselli; here's how renovating Laguna Honda could save taxpayers $500 million
Earlier this year, the District Attorney's Office was flirting with farce. Then Terence Hallinan called in David Millstein.
Sixteen years ago, Randy Shaw started a housing clinic with $50 and a good idea: educating tenants. Now he's got more than $900,000 a year to spend -- and clout to match.
There are two joys in life - making things and breaking things - and pirate journalist Warren Hinkle has excelled at both