Stories about Mandelman

Preston launches campaign with energetic event

Vallie Brown is the incumbent, but it appears that Preston is the front-runner in the D5 race.

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

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

Debate over $185 million windfall begins this week

Mayor, supes have some competing priorities for money from education fund. Plus a vacancy tax -- and why we need it. That's The Agenda for Feb. 4-11.

Mar pushes Breed on budget accountability

Plus: Yee puts progressives in control of key committees.

Relax: Yee’s ‘interim committees’ are just placeholders

The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.

Yee is board president — what does that mean?

Some progressives side with moderates to elect a cautious, compromise leader -- but Ronen emerges with a powerful political base.

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.

Celebrating the new supes …

... plus transit justice -- and has Willie Brown forgotten his entire political career? That's The Agenda, New Year's Week edition

Halting the epidemic of housing demolitions

New bill would protect existing affordable housing, which the city is losing almost as fast a new housing can be built.

Behind the battle for board president

Why is it a problem that a progressive woman is openly campaigning for the job?