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Tagged with: Willie Brown

Breed’s moves, and recall elections, could give her more power over local politics

She's just appointed a city attorney. In the next year, she could appoint a DA, a supervisor, and three School Board members. No wonder she's not opposing the recalls.

Drag legend Terence Alan Smith takes center stage in ‘The Beauty President’

As Joan Jett Blakk, the performer made two historic runs for president. A new short film asks what could have been.

Irony and casual corruption in the latest on the City Hall scandals

The rules don't apply to the 'city family'—and that's infuriating at a time when we need people to believe in government.

After more than a century, PG&E is finally on the ropes in San Francisco

The city's moving to establish a public-power system—but we should also talk about accountability for the politicians and media that enabled an illegal monopoly for so long.

Ruach Graffis, legendary SF cab driver and organizer, is dead at 74

Labor activist ends her life with dignity, surrounded by friends.

The Chron wants limits on executive power — in Sacramento

But what about limiting the power of the mayor of SF? The paper has always opposed that.

SF moved people onto Treasure Island despite serious toxic dangers

Navy and its contractors gave inaccurate info on chemicals and radiation as development of housing moved forward, data at hearing shows.

Are SF departments ‘corruption resilient?’

Despite assurances from the Controller's Office, it sure doesn't look that way.

Taxi drivers, disability-rights advocates oppose new Market St. traffic plan

Plus: UC Regents vote on huge new project -- and Willie Brown's Chronicle column will quietly disappear. That's The Agenda for Jan 19-26

Will supes block hotel evictions?

Eight votes will be needed to block a mayoral veto. Plus: Is anyone on the board going to stand with Mark Zuckerberg? That's The Agenda for Dec. 13-20.