Stories about Mayor

Sue Hestor’s birthday and a lesson in SF environmental history

  By Tim Redmond I sat next to Sup. David Campos Saturday at the celebration of Sue Hestor's 70th birthday, and at one point he looked...

City Beat: Has Feinstein found a loser of an issue?

By Tim Redmond Senator Dianne Feinstein, once the mayor of SF, has always been among the state's most popular politicians. She won her first Senate...

SF lost 1,017 rent-controlled apartments in 2013

By Tim Redmond Despite the mayor's pledges on housing policy, 2013 was a terrible year for affordable housing in San Francisco, the city's own statistics...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over...

The attack on Soma: City wants to create a new downtown, wiping out culture and thousands of blue-collar jobs

By Zelda Bronstein (first of a series on South of Market development) Four years ago, Donny Beckwith lived and worked in San Francisco. He and his...

Politics on Tuesday: Can we take back City College?

By Tim Redmond Everybody knows that state officials have taken complete control of City College – and show no signs of returning the school to...

The Rich ride for free; the Po’ get Po’liced

  By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia "People are evading their fares. We are only here because the mayor wants to cut down on all the...

First Assembly debate defines the candidates – and the shape of the race

  By Tim Redmond The gloves came off, quickly, in the first debate between Sups. David Chiu and David Campos Thursday night, as the candidates presented...

Tom’s Town: Back at the BART Board

By Tom Temprano Even though workers and management at BART have settled on a new contract, it appears that Rail Rage will continue here in...

City Beat: Airbnb, the cost of Google buses — and was there actually a protest at a Google employee’s...

By Tim Redmond Finally, someone has sued Airbnb over an eviction, arguing that his landlord wanted him out so the apartment could be rented as...