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Richmond Public Housing Workers Reap Thousands in Dubious Overtime Pay

May 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Richmond Public Housing Workers Reap Thousands in Dubious Overtime Pay

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Two maintenance workers in agency charge extra hours for tasks like locking and unlocking one door.

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Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

April 29, 2014 | 10:10 am

Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

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In rare appearance before legislative panel, governor promotes plan for expanded budget reserve fund.

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LinkedIn Leases Skyscraper in SOMA

April 24, 2014 | 6:13 pm

LinkedIn Leases Skyscraper in SOMA

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LinkedIn is just one of many tech companies moving large offices into high-rise buildings in SF.

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Video: Before the Fall, Leland Yee Opines ‘Money Just Simply Corrupts’

April 16, 2014 | 12:07 pm

Video: Before the Fall, Leland Yee Opines ‘Money Just Simply Corrupts’

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Last December the state senator talked about the terrible influence of money in politics.

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FBI to Meet With San Francisco Supervisors About Leland Yee Case

April 16, 2014 | 8:41 am

FBI to Meet With San Francisco Supervisors About Leland Yee Case

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Yee, accused of seven counts in corruption scandal, served on the board between 1997 and 2002.

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Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty

April 15, 2014 | 3:32 pm

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty

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Former Chinatown gang leader is accused of money laundering, charges tied to contraband cigarettes.

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Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Takes Its Case to U.S. Supreme Court

April 14, 2014 | 10:44 am

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Takes Its Case to U.S. Supreme Court

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It is last hope to remain operational for family that bought business in 2004, took over 40-year lease.

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Four in 10 California Lawmakers Get Outside Income

April 14, 2014 | 5:50 am

Four in 10 California Lawmakers Get Outside Income

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State conflict-of-interest law allows legislators to vote on measures affecting the fields they work in.

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California and Mississippi: Together Again at the Bottom in Elections

April 12, 2014 | 9:00 am

California and Mississippi: Together Again at the Bottom in Elections

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New Pew Charitable Trusts study says the state lags far behind in how it conducts elections.

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What’s This? A Republican Leads the Race for Secretary of State?!

April 11, 2014 | 9:00 am

What’s This? A Republican Leads the Race for Secretary of State?!

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The GOP’s Pete Peterson leads all candidates for the statewide post, according to a new Field Poll.

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