The legislative fast-tracking of a resolution to rename the western span of the Bay Bridge after Willie Brown inspired an outpouring of complaints and lamentations. Now, apparently, comes the inevitable lawsuit. Longtime city good government and disability rights activist Bob Planthold says that, co ... More >>
Did Nat Ford grant an inappropriate favor to his personal attorney?Nat Ford, executive director of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, violated ethics rules when he moved to scuttle a lucrative parking garage contract in 2009, according to a new lawsuit."Ford violated the ethics co ... More >>
WhistleblowerJelly's Dance Cafe, a nightclub that has faced eviction since a fatal July shooting, is suing San Francisco, claiming the city was retaliating against the club after it complained about leaky bay-side sewage pipes, according to the lawsuit filed in federal court last week.If publiciz ... More >>
Ralph Nader and running mate Matt Gonzalez are looking to make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. Early polling suggests they just might.
Week of Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Matt Gonzalez wants to be mayor. And he doesn't mind climbing over fellow progressives to get the gig.
A new car-impound program hands too much power to the police