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John Burton

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    September 4, 2012

    John Burton Says He Never Used the Word "Nazi" When Talking About the GOP

    The normally unapologetic John Burton says he's really sorry for hurting any feelings over at the GOP camp after he pretty much likened Republicans to a bunch of propaganda- spewing Nazis. Burton, the chair of the California Democratic Party, issued a sincere apology to the GOP yesterday, which is n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Vegan Cheese at Rainbow, Vegan Buns at AT&T Park, and Ian Somerhalder is Out to Save the Youth and the Puppies!

    ​San Francisco is getting its own vegan store! Pinko's Vegan Mercantile will be opening in the near future Valencia Street, one block south of Market. Damn, I love the name! Say it with me: Pinkos! Reminds me of my commie childhood.Hellooo nurse! This, my friends, is a vegan butterscotch krimpet! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Randolph Ang, Local Cyclist, Charged with Death of Dionette Cherney -- Finally

    post election charges​Four months after a cyclist blew through a red light on the Embarcadero, killing 68-year-old  Dionette Cherney as she walked across the street, the District Attorney's Office has brought charges against the biker. Randolph Ang, 23, has been charged with misdemeanor vehic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Cocktail Week Events This Weekend, Sept. 24-25

    Lou BustamanteJoel Teitelbaum at the Starlight Room​The final two days of cocktail week are jam-packed, with awards, seminars, and parties. Once it's done, we're doing a cleanse, eating some vegetables, and getting our livers back in shape for in time for WhiskyFest on October 7th. Historic ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010
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    July 20, 2010

    Marijuana-Legalizing Proposition 19 Gets Greenlight From California Young Democrats

    Bill St. ClairThe young are restless...​Supporters of Proposition 19 -- the Tax Cannabis 2010 legislation -- were bummed this weekend when California's Democratic Party opted to make no endorsement on the measure and stay neutral. But when it comes to marijuana, the kids are all right. California ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    California Democrats Stay Neutral on Marijuana-Legalizing Prop. 19

    Drag​Supporters of Proposition 19 -- the Control and Tax Marijuana 2010 initiative -- can be forgiven for feeling a little paranoid these days. After the move to regulate marijuana like alcohol was lambasted by state politicians ranging from Sen. Dianne Feinstein to Mayor Gavin Newsom to Kamala Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Will Tea Partiers Kill Pro-Marijuana Measure?

    Fibonacci BlueSo paranoid. So uptight. So stiff. What could cure this? Hmmm...​On today of all days, marijuana is on everyone's mind. But that goes doubly for politicians: Just last week, state Democratic Party chairman John Burton told media that he and fellow Dems (like that Jerry Brown guy) ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010
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    March 3, 2010
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    November 14, 2008

    100 years at John's Grill

    By John Geluardi San Franciscans donned their hats and spats last night to honor the anniversary of John’s Grill, which has been serving up steaks, martinis and literary intrigue for 100 years. Outside the restaurant a jazz band played period tunes while San Franciso’s A-listers arrived t ... More >>

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    July 25, 2008
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    February 14, 2007
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    December 6, 2006
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    June 7, 2006

    Believe It or Not!

    Let's get beyond the balderdash and take a closer look at the motivations behind some political campaigns

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    November 2, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, November 2, 2005

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    October 19, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, October 19, 2005

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    August 25, 2004

    Gutted

    How the nursing home industry, organized labor, John Burton, and Arnold Schwarzenegger are cooperating to guarantee giant health care corporations huge profits -- using billions of your dollars

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    November 19, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of November 19, 2003

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    October 1, 2003

    Vapidity Fair

    Gavin Newsom's anti-homeless campaign is disgusting, but he's the only mayoral candidate talking substance

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    June 25, 2003

    Nailed?

    Lawyers for hundreds of sex-abuse victims have California's Catholic dioceses in a dire financial bind. Can church leaders finagle an escape, or are they ...

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Bringing Up Baby Gavin

    How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket

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    February 6, 2002

    The Last of the Burtons?

    They have dominated state and local politics for 50 years. Now, for the first time, the future of their "family business" is in doubt.

  • News

    June 20, 2001

    Et Tu, Mom?

    A new theme is already beginning to take shape this young campaign season: politicians betraying their heirs

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    June 13, 2001

    Dragon Bites

    A Beautiful Day to Be Irradiated; We Have Plenty of Lines Open; Annals of Blowback; Press Release of the Week

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Fallout

    Newly released documents indicate the Navy dumped far more nuclear waste than it's ever acknowledged in a major commercial fishery just 30 miles west of San Francisco. Why won't the government even study the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Site?

  • News

    November 22, 2000

    Dog Bites

    You know, there's an election -- hey! -- we said there's a local election coming up

  • News

    August 23, 2000

    Killer, Junkie, Liar, Thief...

    ... so why not lawyer? How our political elite tried and failed to get a law license for sister-killing Eben Gossage.

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    August 11, 1999

    Inside the Big Floop

    Threatening Mount Zion means curtains for the clowns who have mismanaged the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger

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    June 9, 1999
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    July 15, 1998
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    December 17, 1997
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    September 24, 1997
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    June 11, 1997

    Times Two

    In the UCSF-Stanford merger, the busiest health care workers are the doctors of spin

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    April 2, 1997
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    March 19, 1997

    Temperature Rising

    The UCSF-Stanford merger goes under a (symbolic) gun

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    March 5, 1997
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    February 26, 1997
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    February 26, 1997

    Lawyers, Bucks, and Books

    Settlement talks on City College bookstore lawsuit collapse

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    January 15, 1997

    Exile's Return

    A bete noire of the liberal juvenile justice crowd reappears -- maybe

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    November 6, 1996
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    October 30, 1996
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    May 29, 1996
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    March 20, 1996

    The Burton Money Machine

    John Burton's 1040s reveal that politics doesn't pay

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    February 28, 1996

    Judging Matthew Rothschild

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

  • News

    October 18, 1995

    The Last Seduction

    Spurned by term limitations, Willie Brown turns his political affections on San Francisco. But how long will our small-town ways hold his fancy?

  • Calendar

    June 14, 1995
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    June 7, 1995

    The Making of the Mayor 1995

    In which Jack Davis repents, Clint Reilly froths, Roberta Achtenberg has a vision, Angela Alioto has an attitude, and the voters are the pigeons

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    May 10, 1995
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    May 3, 1995
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