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Over 100 Homeless San Francisco Vets Find New Home In Renovated Financial District Building

Just in time for Veteran’s Day, San Francisco is celebrating the renovation of a Financial District building that will house more than 100 homeless veterans.

11/10/2014

San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

Dave Cortese Concedes To Sam Liccardo In San Jose’s Mayoral Race

After a hard fought campaign and race, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese confirmed that he called his opponent Monday evening to concede in his bid for Mayor of San Jose.

11/10/2014

Democratic National Convention: Day 2

Phil Matier: Will Dianne Feinstein Back SF’s Mayor Lee In His Re-Election Bid?

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may not be able to count Senator Dianne Feinstein among his backers for his re-election campaign.

11/10/2014

San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

Cortese Not Ready To Concede In San Jose Mayoral Race Despite Opponent’s Claim To Victory

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese says he is not ready to concede in the San Jose mayor’s race, even though his opponent, City Councilman Sam Liccardo, has already declared victory.

11/07/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

After San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces Intention For Second Term, Progressives Say He’s ‘Beatable’

While San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee made the announcement on Thursday that he will run for re-election on Thursday, The city’s progressives think he will face serious a serious challenge as the city’s wealth gap widens.

11/07/2014

Libby Schaaf climbs inside a fire-blowing snail car. (KCBS)

Quan Concedes Oakland Mayor’s Race; Schaaf Celebrates In Fire-Breathing Snail Car

In what may be a nod to her Burning Man constituents, the woman who appears to be Oakland’s mayor-elect rode off from a victory speech Wednesday in a metallic, fire-spraying snail vehicle.

11/05/2014

Ed Lee (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Helps At San Francisco-Marin Food Bank As Part of #LoveLocalSF Day

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee helped box up carrots for the needy at the SF-Marin Food Bank as a part of #LoveLocalSF, a citywide event showing off businesses and attributes.

11/05/2014

Peter Liu (City of Oakland)

Gun-Toting, Foul-Mouthed Fringe Candidate Gets Votes In Oakland Mayoral Race

One of the 15 candidates in the Oakland mayor’s race, who gained some notoriety after he was featured in a TV segment by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, managed to glean a few hundred votes despite his views which include the Internet being a tool for masturbation and using horses as a form of alternative urban transportation.

11/05/2014

Flash Gordon on the ballot for BART Board, November 4th, 2014

Flash Gordon, Mayor Butt, And Mr. Mister Phillips: Unusual Names Don’t Necessarily Get Votes, But They Do Get Attention

From Flash Gordon, to Mayor Butt, Einstein, and even Jim Harbaugh, some unusual names popped up on Tuesday’s ballot, and some of them won.

11/05/2014

Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Libby Schaaf Declares Victory In Oakland Mayor’s Race; Challenger Calls Announcement ‘Premature’

After Alameda County elections officials released preliminary instant runoff results at about 2:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, Oakland City Councilman Libby Schaaf declared victory in the race. But, a spokesman for Rebecca Kaplan, another city councilwman, told the San Francisco Chronicle that Schaaf’s announcement is “premature.”

11/05/2014

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