Stories about Politics

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

Plus: Taxing vacant storefronts, controlling new technology before it takes over the sidewalks, and housing issues in D4: That's The Agenda for Nov. 18-24

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

Preston, Boudin are winners as vote-count nears finish

Stunning victories for progressive candidates are also major losses for Mayor Breed.

Latest ballots are trending conservative

Today's results put Brown up by 88 votes and Loftus up by 2,205. There are 70,000 votes to count, so it's way to early to draw conclusions.

Marina Times editor freaks out about diversity

Attack on the Chron's new food writer reaches peak 'OK Boomer' with incoherent yet riveting Twitter meltdown.

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Three diverse festivals open up. Plus: Soviets and Surrealists, Synonyms, Collisions, more in cinemas this week.

The big money in the major SF races

Who do the cops and realtors support? Who do the teachers support? The money trail tells a story.

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Swervedriver, Dead Ghosts, Kathy Griffin, Convoy 31000, Clark Price, Noctuary, and more upcoming events

Marc Almond speaks on Soft Cell, his new album, and life in Moscow

'I'm not dead yet!' The 'Tainted Love' icon comes to the Castro for a live non-stop erotic cabaret.