Stories about District 5

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

Campaign trail: Alioto, Breed seek GOP support …

... and a Leno/Kim event is shut down after Breed supporters shout down speakers

BART Board votes to endorse Wiener housing bill

Transit agency members support upzoning -- despite growing community opposition

Campaign Trail: Breed, SuperPACs and D8 campaign money

Senior staff at two big developers combined to give Jeff Sheehy $12,500, by far the biggest influence money in the race so far

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

Can Breed be both mayor and supervisor? Maybe not

Acting mayor faces legal and political challenges as the campaigns start to shape up for June

The next mayor may serve for 10 years. And candidates have 27 days to decide

The direction of this city for a decade could be decided by who files to run for mayor -- and Jan. 9 is the deadline

Lee’s death shocks the city

While we mourn the former mayor, we will see a huge political scramble: The next mayor's race is now just six months away

Who wants to evict a 100-year-old?

The judges don't. The sheriff doesn't. But the landlord is proceeding anyway

Bernie Sanders group endorses Dean Preston for supervisor

Will endorsement from the popular progressive give Preston a "Bernie bump?"