Stories about Sanctuary

Pride, 40 years after the Briggs Initiative

So much has changed since the move to ban gay teachers. But the struggle continues

The Trump ally trying to defeat universal childcare in SF

Plus: Democratic Party responds to Breed campaign ad

Campaign trail: Alioto, Breed seek GOP support …

... and a Leno/Kim event is shut down after Breed supporters shout down speakers

Campaign trail: Leno, Kim issue joint endorsement ad …

... the Chron goes utterly crazy (is Ron Conway involved?), cops put out a misleading mailer, and why has Angela Alioto turned against Sanctuary City?

The big debate for governor was an embarrassing bust

None of the candidates talked about the crucial economic, growth, and urban issues. None of the journalists forced them to.

SF needs a mayor who will tax, spend, and regulate

With all the challenges facing the city, the next mayor has to be willing to challenge the corporate, growth, and tech agendas

Campaign trail: DCCC backs Leno and Kim

Plus: Ron Conway's friends put big money into Breed superPAC and Newsom's real record on sanctuary

No justice, no deal: Time for a better contract with the police union

SF cops are among the highest-paid in the country -- but we aren't getting our money's worth, and the POA is a major obstacle to reform.

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.

Puff: Why isn’t SF a cannabis sanctuary city?

Berkeley's doing it—and will probably reap the rewards of a green economic boom. Meanwhile, San Francisco digs deeper into the tech rut.