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One of the San Francisco Twins Passes Away; Photos, Video Through the Years

January 11, 2013 | 12:01 pm

One of the San Francisco Twins Passes Away; Photos, Video Through the Years

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There’s an empty seat at Uncle Vito’s, and one less leopard print cowboy hat gracing the streets of San Francisco now. Vivian Brown, half of the iconic twin sisters of San Francisco, died Wednesday night. Brown, 85, died in her sleep at an assisted care facility in San Francisco, according to the Chronicle. She suffered […]

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December 30, 2011 | 2:02 pm

Monkey Stolen From San Francisco Zoo

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Update 3:25 p.m. Zoo penguin keeper Anthony Brown has been tweeting about the stolen monkey, Banana-Sam. He’s not happy about the satirical Banana-Sam twitter account that has been set up. Original post (Bay City News) San Francisco Zoo officials are asking for the public’s help today after a monkey was stolen from an exhibit overnight. […]

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November 16, 2010 | 7:08 am

The Ranked-Choice Voting Debate

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UPDATE NOV 16 From the Chronicle: Ranked-choice voting sets stage for new tactics UPDATE NOV 12 FairVote, ranked-choice-voting proponents, has issued a statement rebutting Don Perata’s criticism of ranked-choice-voting in his concession speech Thursday. UPDATE NOV 11 3:30 p.m. Joe Eskenazi of The Snitch writes that “Don Perata Deserved to Lose,” focusing on the erstwhile […]

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November 3, 2010 | 2:25 pm

SF Supervisor Races’ Returns

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San Francisco is using ranked-choice voting, so official winners for the Board of Supervisors won’t be “final for days,” the San Francisco Chronicle says. But here are the current tallies from the San Francisco Dept of Elections site: DISTRICT 2 JANET REILLY 41.75% VILMA B. GUINTO PEORO 0.76% BARBARA BERWICK 2.33% MARK FARRELL 39.02% ABRAHAM […]

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November 3, 2010 | 1:40 pm

SF Poll Worker Arrested for Stealing Ballots

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From the San Francisco Chronicle: – San Francisco police have arrested an election worker but have not recovered 75 ballots he allegedly stole from a polling station, police said today. Karl Bradfield Nicholas, 50, of San Francisco, left his post at 4:15 p.m. on election day at the station on Knott Court with the ballots […]

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Morning Splash: Election Results

November 3, 2010 | 8:04 am

Morning Splash: Election Results

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The outcome, in a nutshell’s nutshell: Great night for Republicans, considerably lousy one for Democrats. Republicans just about ran the table in the House, surpassing even the upper end of projections with a 60-seat gain. That’s an even more sweeping victory than the 52-seat gain that ushered in the Newt Gingrich era in 1994. John […]

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November 2, 2010 | 10:30 pm

SF w/ 71% of Vote Counted: Prop B Losing, Sit/Lie Winning, Supe Results

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From the San Francisco Dept of Elections. With 71% of the vote in: NANCY PELOSI 79% JOHN DENNIS 16% SF School Board MARGARET BRODKIN 14% HYDRA MENDOZA 21% KIM-SHREE MAUFAS 14% EMILY MURASE 14% Bd Supervisors Dist 2 JANET REILLY 41% MARK FARRELL 40% Bd Supervisors Dist 6 JANE KIM 1753 32% DEBRA WALKER 25% […]

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November 2, 2010 | 9:25 pm

San Francisco District 11 Polling Place Incident

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Andrew Stelzer, a member of our election team this evening, reports that San Francisco police are investigating an incident in which a poll worker walked away with 75 ballots from a polling place in District 11. LISTEN TO THE RADIO REPORT.

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