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Tagged with: George Gascon

Supes panel appoints three community-based progressives to redistricting panel

Move will counter the Elections Commission's appointments, all of whom are allies of the mayor, in what could be a major gerrymandering fight.

Mayor and police chief want more cops on the streets …

... but SFPD has lots of money and is still far behind on the reforms it needs.

A terrible crime leads to terrible politics and reporting

The real story behind the release from jail of a drug addict who went on to kill two in a hit-and-run.

DA Boudin: ‘We don’t see jail or prison as the only or basic response to crime’

An exclusive interview with the district attorney after a year in what has been an immensely challenging job.

Why it matters that Boudin is charging a cop with manslaughter

The DA's unprecedented decision sends a message that the police can't kill people with impunity.

Supes panel rejects Breed’s Police Commission picks

With the ongoing outrage over police shootings as a backdrop, the Board of Supes Rules Committee today rejected two candidates Mayor London Breed had...

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Another major player in San Francisco politics in in serious trouble in the ever-widening City Hall scandal. Rodrigo Santos, an ally of former mayors Willie...

Terence Hallinan, rebel and advocate for the oppressed

Terence Hallinan died Jan. 17, and in death got a lot more positive press than he ever did in life. The Chron ran a nice...

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

There are really only two questions for George Gascon at this point: Did he cut a deal with the mayor (and everyone knows Gascon...

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

A story is unfolding in the District Five supervisor race, ignored by the news media, that illustrates the contradiction between narrative and fact that...