Stories about Jon Golinger

Tom Ammiano’s feisty new memoir tells all, from Milk to mayoral run

In 'Kiss My Gay Ass,' the eminent politico, activist, comedian, teacher, and personality spills the tea.

Political operatives try to defend dark money

Lawsuit to undermine city's disclosure laws includes some stunning information about why campaigns try to keep donors secret.

Campaign finance loophole allows more big money in D5 race

An outside campaign on behalf of Sup. Vallie Brown triggers new spending limits -- that wind up helping Brown.

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.

Campaign against dark money kicks off Wednesday

SF could have the strongest disclosure laws on secretive PACs if proposal passes in November.
Jeff Adachi

The local TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death is a disgrace

Plus: Letting developers drive Port land use decisions, cracking down on vacant storefronts, and telling the cops not to interrogate minors ... that's The Agenda for Feb. 25- March 3.

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.

Cops opposing reform come in big for Trauss, Johnson, and Ho

SF POA, which has alienated even moderate SF politicians with its bullying and support for rogue cops, puts $100K into D4 and D6 campaigns

Chronicle reporting on Kim backfires

Flawed data, biased questions create furor at daily paper as investigative story is killed

Conway funds nasty attack ad on Jane Kim

The wife of political bully and plutocrat Ron Conway just dropped big bucks into attacking Jane Kim