Stories about Villaraigosa

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.

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.

Campaign trail: A path for SF Dems to endorse Kim and Leno?

Plus: The state party (almost) rejects Feinstein -- and a City College newspaper scoop.

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

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?

Only one candidate for governor wants real rent control

At a NARAL debate, all four Democrats were strong on reproductive rights -- but only Delaine Eastin said she would protect tenants

Chiang wants to be governor, but is a bit vague on some key issues

State treasurer won't commit to repealing the Ellis Act or Costa-Hawkins, won't promise to support split-role property taxes, and wants to be the progressive who can 'balance a check book.'

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF is set for trial

Judge denies all dismissal motions, meaning the state and the city will face off starting Sept. 11

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF goes to court this week

Lite Guv wants to overturn local control over waterfront development

Kim packs housing forum as former LA mayor hints at gov run

Small protest features tents in a sign that Wiener supporters are using homeless people as a wedge issue