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Farrell in, Breed out

Ruby Virchow

January 31, 2018

Many San Francisco residents were frustrated by the Board of Supervisors’ decision last Tuesday when Interim Mayor London Breed, the first African American woman to lead the city, was replaced by white, venture capitalist M...

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

Garrett Berghold, Ian Firstenberg, Gracie Ngo and Steven Luke

December 12, 2017

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at the age of 65. SF Gate reported Lee suffered a heart attack around 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Safeway on Monterey Boulevard near his Glen Park home and was taken by...

San Francisco mayoral candidates voice their plans for education

Cassie Becker

October 3, 2011

While each candidate for mayor of San Francisco has a general idea of how to handle education woes in the city, few candidates have a solid plan of how to deal with the issue of funding for education, the root of the problem....

San Francisco mayor race heats up at City College

Lisa Carmack

September 28, 2011

Mayoral candidates appeared at City College of San Francisco Sept. 28 to discuss key city issues ranging from curtailing crime, fighting poverty and preventing police corruption to finding funding for higher education and affor...

San Francisco mayoral race: diverse candidates heat up election

Cassie Becker

August 28, 2011

With last-minute entries, surprise candidates and over a dozen people running, this year's race for San Francisco mayor is shaping up to be one of the most intense elections yet. Sixteen candidates are officially campaigning...

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