Stories about Campaign Finance

The Agenda, April 27-May 3: Dancing for the Mission and an odd Tenderloin project

An early chance to get involved in the giant Mission District March on City Hall -- and is "naturally affordable" housing for real? By Tim...

City Hall’s ethics problem

The voters are overwhelmingly sick of political sleaze -- and in the Mel Murphy era, it will be hard to duck reforms APRIL 8, 2015...

The Agenda, Feb. 16-23

Airbnb's taxes, ballot initiatives, why are city officials not telling us who they are meeting with, ethics reform, and spaghetti for the 99 percent By...

Investigation: San Francisco’s big-money campaign loophole

You can raise unlimited money to run for DCCC then use that for another campaign -- say, for supervisor By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 4, 2015 --...

Politics: Does Ron Conway run this city?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 9, 2014 – My usual Politics on Tuesday column got preempted by Airbnb, so now it’s Politics on Thursday. Couple of...

SF does almost noting about corruption, grand jury says. Anyone seriously disagree?

By Tim Redmond The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury is the latest group in this city to have lost faith in the ability of the...

Setback for Ellis Act reform bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting, announce widespread support for Ellis Act reform. A state Assembly committee apparently...

Why is the mayor ducking on Prop. 13? I can’t figure it out. Can you?

Tom Ammiano has pretty much everyone behind his tax-refrom bill – except Ed Lee. By Tim Redmond The mayor of Los Angeles, Gil Garcetti, is endorsing...

The big real-estate money in SF politics

  By Darwin Bond Graham The tech boom has made San Francisco's real estate the most expensive in the nation. Tech companies, from startups to Fortune...