Stories about Campaign Finance

Campaign trail: Leno, Kim issue joint endorsement ad …

... the Chron goes utterly crazy (is Ron Conway involved?), cops put out a misleading mailer, and why has Angela Alioto turned against Sanctuary City?

Conway urges donors to back Breed through IE

Email tells allies how to put unlimited corporate money into supporting his favorite mayoral candidate

Will SF supes oppose Wiener’s real-estate bill?

Plus: a contentious joint meeting over ethics reform. That's The Agenda for April 2-April 9

Ethics, supes in showdown over reforms

Can we reform local politics in a Citizens United era? Or will some reforms just make things worse?

The big winner in the mayoral vote …

... Plus: A complex ethics reform sparks opposition from progressive nonprofits. That's The Agenda for Jan 28-Feb 4

Monster in the Mission spends $300K on signatures

Developer pays for 'grassroots' effort to build support for a project that many Mission community groups strongly oppose

The Agenda, Feb 21-26: More Mission displacement ….

... plus permanent Google buses and a fight over the Ethics Commission

The real estate industry attacks affordable housing in SF

The California Association of Realtors spends a fortune to mess with SF's successful affordable housing programs

Dede Wilsey joins big money against City Hall reform

Mayor's allies spending more than $800,000 against Props. D, H, L and M

The Agenda, Sept. 26-Oct 2: The campaign madness moves to D1

Sandy Fewer's birth certificate and her SFUSD donations. Plus: What will Ethics do about Mark Farrell's huge fine and Steve Kawa's missing calendar?