Rodney Dangerfield spun an entire career out of bemoaning the shabby treatment he received at the hands of others. It's unclear if dynastic plumber's union boss Larry Mazzola, Jr. is hoping to traverse that rather narrow career path. But he's off to an excellent start. In a terse letter penned to Su ... More >>
If the Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi situation is a mess -- and it is -- the question of whether Mayor Ed Lee has the grounds to suspend the sheriff is even muddier. That's because Lee's ability to force Mirkarimi from office is contingent upon the sheriff having committed "official misconduct." While M ... More >>
Loves to be hatedIf there is anything former Supervisor Chris Daly is good at, it's getting people to hate him. He's even better at making those acrimonious relationships work in his favor.Proving that politics is forever personal, UA Local 38 business manager Larry Mazzola Sr. has asked union me ... More >>
A fight between two unions here could set the course of the U.S. labor movement.
The state's quick budget fix of selling off public buildings is a horrible idea.
Joe EskenaziMike Theriault, head of the Building & Construction Trades Council, wants jobs. When does he want them? Now.A crowd of 300 to 400 soggy, hardhat-and-overalls-wearing union men and women -- many of whom, sadly, had no other engagements at noon on a working day -- stood at City Hall Pl ... More >>
The stories coming out of the school point to a common S.F. malady leaders expect everyone to drink the Kool-Aid
The union boss has once more escaped punishment for funds diversion
Lefty factions and a phony convention do not an effective political party make
Do union members know their boss stands to benefit from turning their pension fund investment into a gambling casino?
A new audit shows bureaucrats spent public money on a failed private business in Honduras
Has a labor boss in trouble with the feds joined a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Harbor Resort with Indian gambling?
A labor boss in trouble with the feds joins a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Resort with Indian gaming
Why San Francisco supervisors who call themselves progressives should get the boot in November
How the SFO construction program went $1 billion over budget. Yes, billion. With a B.