Last week, a 17-year-old Chicagoan named Keith Cozart was sentenced to 60 days in juvenile detention after violating parole. Both his offenses were gun crimes: the first came in 2011, when Cozart pointed a firearm at a police officer; the second came with a video posted online that showed Cozart han ... More >>
Arggggh, I don't want to be humbleA growing chorus of politicians who lost in November claim Ranked-Choice Voting, the instant-runoff system used in San Francisco and other cities, is flawed and should be scrapped. But Steven Hill, architect of RCV systems such as ones used in here and in Oakland ... More >>
As of this afternoon, the Bay Area News Project, the F. Warren Hellman-funded bid to reinvent the metro newspaper, has a new, Pulitzer Prize-winning managing editor, a new Web site, and a new name, "The Bay Citizen," with the slogan, "News/Culture/Community." The new managing editor is Stev ... More >>
Eating fish is good for your health. Expanded medical coverage is good for public health. Yet expanding medical coverage harms the health of fish.Does this mean heath care harms people's health?Probably not. But Republicans are alleging that Rep. Nancy Pelosi's intense lobbying and favor-swapping ... More >>
Lance Williams departs from the Chronicle, on the heels of Seth Rosenfeld, Susan Sward, and -- is that Chuck Finnie?When it was announced last week that Lance Williams, the last man standing at the San Francisco Chronicle's investigative division, had resigned from the paper, you didn't need to ... More >>
Greg Anderson has given up his freedom rather than testify about Barry Bonds. But one man has learned the deepest secrets of the trainer behind baseball's new home run king.
A judge has ordered two Chronicle reporters to serve time unless they divulge their source on Bonds' steroid use. Do you think they should be made to spill the beans?
Is baseball star Barry Bonds a juiced-up deceiver or just the greatest and most maligned player in baseball history? Find out where you stand!
Willie Brown acknowledges his cronies fed at the city trough? Now that's funny.
Lance Armstrong, Thom Weisel, and questions about anti-doping efforts in American cycling
New Chronicle Publisher Frank Vega has been cast as a villain, but he may be just what the Hearst empire needs to defeat the dark forces of the new economy
Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams
Ammiano's Surprise, and Promise
How a Willie Brown real estate venture snagged tens of millions of dollars in government subsidies and opened the way for Democratic heavyweight Angelo Tsakopoulo to make even more money
Mayor Willie Brown has made official decisions benefiting business entities that are partners in the mayor's own private business endeavors. Is this intersection of Brown's public decisions and private finances a coincidence - or a conflict of interest?
The Fang family rides tabloid journalism and hardball politics to the winner's circle
Spurned by term limitations, Willie Brown turns his political affections on San Francisco. But how long will our small-town ways hold his fancy?
A guide toSan Francisco political corruption -past, present, and future