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Former SF Supervisor Agrees to Pay Settlement Over Lobbying Allegations

February 21, 2014 | 3:47 pm

Former SF Supervisor Agrees to Pay Settlement Over Lobbying Allegations

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Michael Yaki agrees to pay $75,000 over claims that he didn’t disclose his lobbying, though he admits no guilt..

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San Francisco Supervisor Avalos Wants Hearing on America’s Cup Financing as Fundraising Stalls

February 13, 2013 | 10:36 am

San Francisco Supervisor Avalos Wants Hearing on America’s Cup Financing as Fundraising Stalls

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SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) San Francisco supervisor John Avalos on Tuesday aked for a hearing on concerns that the city could be on the hook for upwards of $20 million in expenses for the America’s Cup sailing races later this year. San Francisco has pledged to spend around $30 million on the races, which start in […]

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Transcript, Audio: Mirkarimi Criticizes DA, Police, Domestic Violence Agencies

October 9, 2012 | 10:52 pm

Transcript, Audio: Mirkarimi Criticizes DA, Police, Domestic Violence Agencies

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Update 9:38 a.m. Here’s audio of Mirkarimi speaking on KQED Public Radio’s Forum show today. Here’s an edited transcript: Michael Krasny: You must be feeling pretty exuberant. Ross Mirkarimi: Exuberant, yes. My family hasn’t slept any. But I’m eternally grateful for all our incredible support and to the people of SF for having to endure […]

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Live Video, Tweet Coverage: SF Supes Reinstate Mirkarimi as Sheriff

October 9, 2012 | 2:12 pm

Live Video, Tweet Coverage: SF Supes Reinstate Mirkarimi as Sheriff

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San Francisco Supervisors are planning to decide today whether Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may keep his job after pleading guilty in a domestic violence case. It would take at least nine votes from the 11-member board to oust Mirkarimi, who was elected last fall and mired in controversy before his swearing-in ceremony. Five board members currently are […]

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July 25, 2012 | 1:45 pm

SF Supes Take Stand Against Corporate Personhood

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SAN FRANCISCO (Bay City News) A policy declaration opposing the legal doctrine of corporate personhood will go on San Francisco’s ballot in November after a unanimous vote Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors. The declaration, co-sponsored by Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos and Christina Olague, is in response to a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court […]

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The Newsom Shuffle: Who Will Succeed Gavin if He Becomes Lieutenant Governor?

November 1, 2010 | 10:21 am

The Newsom Shuffle: Who Will Succeed Gavin if He Becomes Lieutenant Governor?

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If Gavin Newsom beats Abel Maldonado Tuesday in the Lieutenant Governor’s race, someone is going to have to finish out his term as San Francisco Mayor. The city’s charter states that in the event of a mayoral vacancy, the Board of Supervisors chooses an interim until an election is held: If the Office of Mayor […]

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