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Kevin Shelley

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    August 10, 2012

    Retiree Healthcare Costs: It's Even Worse Than You Think

    San Francisco has recently received some dubious press for coming first on an unenviable list. A study by the group California Common Sense placed the City by the Bay atop its unfunded health care liability list. San Francisco's workforce has amassed $4.36 billion in benefits the city is m ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Ross Mirkarimi: The Backstory on Being a "Tyrant"

    ​Until this point, this paper -- and, we assume, others -- did not publish stories about Ross Mirkarimi's well-known temper and lengthy history of loudly berating City Hall staffers. To do so while the sheriff is facing domestic violence charges could be construed as prejudicial; a propensity to y ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Free Muni: The Stupid Idea That Just Keeps Giving

    Jim HerdWho's going to pay for this? ​It seems the activist group POWER has done us all a favor. In holding a demonstration demanding Muni be made free, fiscal reality be damned, they've permanently answered the question, "should I pay attention to anything POWER ever does?" By all means, Muni's f ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009

    S.F. Babylon: A Decade of Hypocrisy, Scandal, and Weirdness Pt. 2

    Over the past decade, we have often felt as though we might be living in an adult playground run by a feisty bunch of hypocrites, philanderers, and drunk-dialers. This, we have to admit, makes San Francisco a pretty exciting city in which to gather the news. Narrowing down the top 10 (okay, it's rea ... More >>

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    August 21, 2007
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    December 6, 2006
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    November 22, 2006

    Fall Gal

    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.

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    December 22, 2004

    The High Life

    Breathing in sleaziness at the rarefied and urbane levels of San Francisco political life

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    November 26, 2003

    Making Nice

    City and state elections officials finally strike a harmonious note in their erratic efforts to roll out IRV

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    November 12, 2003

    Toothless Wonder

    Why S.F.'s police watchdog agency has never been effective - and why Prop. H won't change that

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    November 5, 2003

    Lee Way

    The public career path of Andrew Lee explains a lot about what's wrong with Willie Brown's style of politics and governance

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    September 24, 2003

    The Past and Future Fraud

    Yes, punch-card voting machines are error-prone. The touch-screen systems planned to replace them may be just as bad.

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    September 17, 2003

    Blowing It

    How San Francisco elections officials dropped the ball on instant runoff voting

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    January 26, 2000

    Worst of the Lot

    Bay Area nursing home regulation lags behind state

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    July 7, 1999
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    April 14, 1999

    Rays of Hope

    Political winds may blow in long overdue nursing care reform

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    February 3, 1999
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    October 21, 1998
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    May 6, 1998

    Downtown's Fairy Godmother

    Doris Ward, San Francisco's assessor, is tossing around commercial tax breaks as if they were fairy dust. It's costing the city at least $100 million a year.

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    March 25, 1998

    Block Party

    Rose Tsai, Julie Lee, and the Neighbors' Association are set to tuck into a heaping helping of Willie Brown's majority

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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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    May 21, 1997

    Chalk Fight

    Teachers' union grand dame Joan Marie Shelley is forced into the campaign of her career by a formerly loyal lieutenant

  • Calendar

    April 16, 1997
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    March 19, 1997

    Temperature Rising

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

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    January 8, 1997
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    November 27, 1996
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    November 6, 1996
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    October 30, 1996
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    October 30, 1996
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    October 23, 1996

    What's Your Preference?

    S.F. voters may really get a choice

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    July 24, 1996
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    March 27, 1996
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    March 20, 1996

    Masters of Disaster

    The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services unveils its new post-apocalypse playbook

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    March 6, 1996
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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?

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    January 31, 1996

    Blowing Smoke, Breathing Fire (Part I)

    The Fang family rides tabloid journalism and hardball politics to the winner's circle

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    August 9, 1995
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    August 2, 1995
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    July 26, 1995
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    July 12, 1995
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    July 5, 1995
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    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 17, 1995
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    May 10, 1995
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    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon (Part II)

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

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    May 3, 1995
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    May 3, 1995

    Dollars Without Sense

    For 25 years, Harvey Ross has rooted out the waste and lies of politicians and bureaucrats. But some say he's too lost in the line items to see the big picture

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    March 8, 1995

    The Dark Prince of City Hall

    First Larry Bush was a politician. Then he was a journalist. Then he was a politician. So now as editor and publisher of CitiReport, a hard-hitting journal with a private agenda, what the hell is he?

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