Politicians receive some odd gifts. Not as odd as the stuff thrusted Queen Elizabeth's way -- but odd nevertheless.
San Francisco public officials must report as a gift "Any source of income aggregating $500 or more invalue, or any source of gifts of $420 or more in value, provided to, received by ... More >>
Over the summer, Joe Lynn's condition grew so dire that his close friends gathered for somber discussions about the pending decision to pull the plug. At the time, one of them told me "It will take a miracle" for Lynn to ever wake up again. And yet, after 50 days in California Pacific Medical Cente ... More >>
Joe Lynn -- a former commissioner and staffer with the Ethics Commission and a self-admitted good government kvetch who was a fixture at the commission's meetings -- is now able to do something many people dream about, but few experience. He can read his own obituaries. Lynn told SF Weekly he's le ... More >>