San Francisco Mayor

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Moves To Increase Public Financing For Mayoral Candidates

Two candidates for mayor have applied for tax payer money to finance their campaigns as the city moves to beef up its public financing fund.


Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

Chiu Files Papers To Run For San Francisco Mayor

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu held a rally outside City Hall Monday morning to announce that he is running for mayor.


Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

New SF Mayor Lee Hesitant to Increase Parking Meter Fines

San Francisco’s recently-appointed mayor hasn’t ruled out the possibility of hiking the amount of parking-meter fines but has some important questions before making any commitments.


California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Sworn-In, Vows To Focus On Economy

Gavin Newsom pledged to bring more of California’s entrepreneurial spirit to the state Capitol as he was sworn in Monday as California’s 49th lieutenant governor.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011


KCBS Reporter Learns 1st-Hand How To Run For San Francisco Mayor

The race to be San Francisco’s next mayor just got a little more crowded. KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman jumped into the campaign fray during his travels, About the Bay.


Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

Newsom Pays A Visit To Homeless San Francisco Veterans

A legacy of current San Francisco Mayor and Lieutenant Governor-elect Gavin Newsom is his Project Homeless Connect, where he paid one of his final mayoral visits to the project Wednesday in honor of Veteran’s Day.


State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco.) (CBS)

State Senator Yee To Announce Run For San Francisco Mayor

CBS 5 has learned that State Senator Leland Yee will announce Wednesday morning that he is running for mayor in next November’s general election.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

Gavin Newsom’s Political Future Brightens With Lt. Governor Win

The mayor best-known for opening City Hall to same-sex weddings won decisively last week to be the state’s next lieutenant governor.

CBS San Francisco–11/07/2010

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

With Newsom’s Departure, San Francisco Searches For New Mayor

Who will take over as mayor of the city once Gavin Newsom heads to Sacramento to become Lieutenant Governor?