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  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Medical Cannabis Advocates to Rally in Statewide Protest Against the Feds

    Medical cannabis supporters will rally in front of the San Francisco Federal Building at noon today, joining Sacramento and Los Angeles to protest the feds' nonstop stonewalling of California medical marijuana laws. Rally organizers are urging protesters to contact California Attorney General Kamal ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Ed Lee Is Back From Taiwan, Chiu Acting Mayor Starting This Afternoon

    Act 1, Scene 5‚ÄčThe political hullabaloo that's monopolized City Hall over the last week is finally dissipating. After a week that included tense debate, bitter accusations and bizarre threats that further crystalized San Francisco's political dysfunction, the city can only hope for a bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    How Brian Wilson -- or 'The Machine' -- Can Become Mayor of San Francisco

    Our next mayor(s)?‚ÄčOne of the more surreal moments during Wednesday's San Francisco Giants victory rally was Mayor Gavin Newsom suggesting bullpen ace Brian Wilson be appointed the next mayor of the city. Wilson politely declined the overture, but said he may know someone who'd like to rule our fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    SF Gov InAction: Your 'Labor Day' Guide to What the F*#@k Happened in the Last Eight Months

    With a federal holiday appears on the calendar, city hall's motto becomes: "Ask not what your country can do for you, but how much time off you can take from your country". In this particular case, The supervisors like to celebrate Labor Day by pretending to have labored, while their staff likes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    SF Gov InAction: The Supes are Dead! Long Live the Supes! Plus: Why It Doesn't Matter Who the New Board President Is

    By Benjamin Wachs I cannot imagine a board without Aaron Peskin, Jake McGoldrick and Gerardo Sandoval - let alone Tom Ammiano. As the old board reaches its end and transitions to the new this week, I find myself hoping that - like a bad sitcom - our departing cast members will come back as guest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008
  • News

    September 7, 2005

    Tour de Farce

    Lance Armstrong, Thom Weisel, and questions about anti-doping efforts in American cycling

  • Culture

    December 1, 2004

    Rent Controllers

    Charles Grodin's new satire of the New York City real estate racket rings true but falls flat

  • News

    October 10, 2001

    Dead Mud Walking

    A ballot measure that would create a Municipal Utility District has so many legal flaws, it's all but DOA. In fact, passing the measure might delay the advent of public power here for years.

  • Dining

    June 13, 2001

    The Dining Depression

    The latest tidbits of restaurant news about Jardinière, Ozumo, and Eastside West

  • News

    January 10, 2001

    Dog Bites

    Board of Supervisors; Population Growth; Dot-com Layoffs

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Fangxaminer Watch continues; dot-com failures and the economy

  • News

    September 27, 2000

    How to Kill a Nonprofit

    A federal audit reveals the waste and mismanagement that ruined a once-promising minority aid program

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 17, 2000

    Best City Transportation Improvement

    Valencia Street Bike Lane

  • News

    May 10, 2000

    Bitter Medicine

    How Naiveté, greed, and the new new thing brought Brown & Toland, San Francisco's largest doctors' group, to the verge of bankruptcy

  • News

    November 3, 1999

    Political Theater

    A strange mix of art, politics, and economic policy stalls renovation of the York Theater and revitalization of the Mission District

  • News

    September 10, 1997

    Giving Away the Hospital

    University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service. Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is

  • News

    January 29, 1997
  • News

    January 29, 1997

    Pinstriped Medicine

    How the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger foreshadows the new -- and sometimes frightening -- world of health care

  • News

    December 27, 1995

    Developing Appeal

    Haig Mardikian's eight-year battle to build condos on top of Nob Hill

  • News

    April 26, 1995
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