Stories about Rafael Mandelman

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

Progressive debate offers a bit of candidate clarity

Suddenly, everyone's against the Wiener housing bill. Plus: Leno gets quizzed on his dubious endorsements, Kim calls for $1 billion bond at for housing and Alioto loses all possible left credibility

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

Farrell as mayor: How did this happen?

Plutocrat Ron Conway tried to bully the supervisors to get his way -- and it backfired

Leno files for mayor, promises ‘fundamental change’

Former state senator says the 'status quo' is unacceptable and frames himself as a candidate who will challenge the Lee legacy

Some differences start to emerge from D8 debate

Mostly polite discussion still points to where the candidates will take opposing paths

The Agenda, Nov. 12-19: A homeless sleep-in, a D-8 debate…

... plus reefer madness at City Hall and the history of local development politics

Watch the D8 candidate debate live on Monday with 48 Hills

48 Hills will be streaming the Mon/13 D8 supervisor candidate debate live on our 48 Hills Facebook page.

Mandelman gets widespread support in D8 rally

Both Tom Ammiano and Mark Leno speak in favor of the challenger to Ed Lee appointee Jeff Sheehy

Police Commission approves Tasers

Now the battle moves to the Board of Supes, which will have to approve funding for the dangerous stun guns