Stories about City Attorney

Campaign trail: Three donors give $15K to Breed superPAC

Two have ties to real-estate industry; one, oddly, used to support Leno and is now funding an attack on him

Newsom’s agency folds on waterfront case

After a long legal struggle, State Lands Commission leaves SF's waterfront alone -- and saves the Lite Guv from a tricky political issue

Ethics Commission blows up over controversial reform law

A huge fight over the least necessary parts of a reform law means the measure won't go on the June ballot and is now up to the board.

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

How we beat Airbnb

The news media have missed the real story of how a community coalition organized, ran campaigns, educated, and eventually forced the giant corporation to quit posting illegal listings

The Agenda: A new mayor (maybe?) and and end to fossil-fuel investments

Supes will at least discuss the idea of a caretaker mayor -- and the retirement board might (finally) say no to oil, gas, and coal. That's what's happening Jan. 22-19

D5 resident says Breed can’t run in June as “acting mayor”

A challenge to the ballot designation again raises the question of how one person can run both branches of government (and run for mayor as an incumbent)

Newsom’s final try at undermining voter control of the waterfront

Final arguments in lawsuit against the city show limited evidence that Prop. B has done any harm

Newsom’s agency keeps trying to tell voters they have no say on waterfront

Lands Commission says SF is losing money at the Port -- but can present no clear evidence at all

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

State Lands Commission argues that San Franciscans aren't smart enough to understand land-use issues; former city attorney Renne calls that position 'elitist in the extreme.'