Stories about Campaigns

The stunning corruption that shows why supporters are pushing a Dark Money initiative

Real-estate developers have found ways around the existing laws and poured vast sums into local campaigns.

An audience with Marc Huestis, ‘Impresario of Castro Street’

Jousting with Harvey Milk, hosting Hollywood royalty, kicking crystal meth: The hometown hero's juicy new memoir has it all.

Does more density bring down housing costs? Come to the debate

Plus: Big changes in the campaign-finance laws -- and all the presidential candidates will be in town this weekend! That's The Agenda for May 26-June 6

We’ve been counted and studied. We still don’t have homes.

Big surprise: The number show more homeless people on the streets. Now let's do something about it -- not just "sweep" people out of sight.

Welcome, Puffragettes! ‘Mary Janes: The Women of Weed’ comes to town

New documentary by Windy Borman celebrates the female pioneers of the cannabis industry—and looks to expand its social justice aspect.

Ethics Commission rejects plan to eliminate spending caps

Panel votes 5-0 against staff plan that would undermine the entire concept of public financing; now it goes to the supes.

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Mar and eight colleagues support plan to limit pay-to-play and secret independent-expenditure campaigns.

Preston leads in D5 fundraising

Challenger has more money than incumbent, setting the tone for the November race.

Building momentum and the Women’s March

Plus: Newsom's got the housing crisis all wrong -- and SF negotiates with PG&E over CLeanPowerSF. That's The Agenda for Jan 21-28.

Playwright Lauren Yee’s tribute to China Town community comes home to SF

'King of Yees' is a tribute to her father, community leader Larry Yee