The Kentucky Derby of political-action committees backing Ed Lee's run for mayor has a new horse in the race: The SF Neighbor Alliance for Ed Lee for Mayor 2011. Founded in mid-September, the committee has somehow already spent more than $100,000 - almost 20 percent of the amount spent by the act ... More >>
Voting by race has made the city's political representation more Asian. It could be what puts 33-year-old Jane Kim on the board of supervisors.
Andie Rose Crug had to throw up one day in class at San Francisco School of the Arts, but she says the teacher gave students a tardy for using the bathroom. So she puked into the class trash can instead. Rose Crug also just happens to be a student delegate to the San Francisco Board of Education. ... More >>
'Harry, would you rather go to the school nearest your home, or have the Dursleys choose out the school they prefer?'Last night, San Francisco's Board of Education met for a rousing three hours to weigh and discuss options for a new student assignment system. Sadly, San Francisco lost out on obta ... More >>
James Robinson used to be a pimp. Now he's a transit union bigwig. And he's got higher ambitions.
Superintendent Bill Rojas is pushing a simple solution for troubled schools: Get rid of everybody.