Stories about Matt Gonzalez

Some perspective on the raid on a reporter’s house

The SFPD knows exactly which officers had access to that leaked document. Have their homes been raided and their phones and computer seized? And why did the TV stations think the Adachi file was news anyway?

Mayor makes smart move with public defender appointment

Manohar Raju is an excellent choice -- and he will almost certainly run unopposed in November.

Breed may not be opposed in November—but her policies will be

In D5, the mayor's appointee faces a serious challenge. Her candidate for district attorney does, too. And if she appoints a political crony as public defender, the allies of Jeff Adachi will almost certainly mount a challenger.

Community celebrates the life of Jeff Adachi

More than 1,000 gather to mourn -- but also to insist that the public defender's legacy will continue.

Public Defender Jeff Adachi dies

A fierce advocate, a brilliant lawyer, he built the PD's Office into one of the best in the country. Now the mayor will name a replacement, potentially putting the agency and its critical work at risk.

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.

The real stakes in the board president vote

What direction do the progressives want to take in the next two years?

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

Behind the battle for board president

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

Gascon will step down — but who will step up?

The district attorney was facing a political squeeze and in serious trouble. So now will the progressives find a candidate?