Stories about Peskin

Newsom’s agency folds on waterfront case

After a long legal struggle, State Lands Commission leaves SF's waterfront alone -- and saves the Lite Guv from a tricky political issue

Sharen Hewitt, force of nature and grandmother to hundreds of activists, is dead

She took care of so many, for so long, and fought for so much. She will be sorely missed

Campaign trail: Kim gets progressive endorsements, Breed wants Tasers …

Can SF's Democrats endorse a candidate for mayor? And what do the polls mean in an RCV race?

Ethics Commission blows up over controversial reform law

A huge fight over the least necessary parts of a reform law means the measure won't go on the June ballot and is now up to the board.

Leno, Kim backers adopting ranked-choice voting strategy

Progressives appear united in endorsing both as Leno holds a festive kickoff featuring a diverse and energetic crowd

Campaign Trail: Breed, SuperPACs and D8 campaign money

Senior staff at two big developers combined to give Jeff Sheehy $12,500, by far the biggest influence money in the race so far

Peskin takes on superPACs

Bill would add increased disclosure -- and might discourage some of the sleaze

Perhaps, a real mayoral debate

Plus: the problem with the new ethics legislation and affordable housing in the Mission. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-18

Ethics, supes in showdown over reforms

Can we reform local politics in a Citizens United era? Or will some reforms just make things worse?

The first salvo in the mayor’s race is a superPAC attack ad

Anonymous (so far) Breed supporters go after Leno for Farrell vote in what could be a sign of unlimited money flooding the race