San Francisco Mayor’s Race
San Francisco’s young people want their interim mayor to stick around for a full term but not their district attorney, according to results of a survey of the city’s public high school students released Tuesday.
They say every dog has its day. In San Francisco, a growing group of politically-minded dog owners certainly hopes it’s true for them.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said Wednesday he has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that donors to interim Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign laundered money.
Early voting started Tuesday for San Francisco’s Nov. 8 election and many candidates took advantage, filling out their ballots at City Hall.
The 11 candidates vying to be the next mayor of San Francisco all sounded remarkably similar Monday as they fielded questions about transportation, jobs, homelessness, even public nudity.
Tuesday marks the first day of early voting in the November election in San Francisco, in which voters will decide the city’s new mayor, district attorney and sheriff, as well as several propositions.
One of Mayor Ed Lee’s rivals has called on local, state and federal prosecutors to investigate several questionable donations to his campaign from employees at an airport shuttle company.
The political action committee devoted to San Francisco dog owners has endorsed mayoral candidate John Avalos in the upcoming election.
District Attorney George Gascon’s opponents said he had a conflict of interest when deciding not to investigate the “Run, Ed, Run” campaign.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will take part in another mayoral debate Tuesday night, but vows to bow out of future debates if they don’t focus more on the challenges facing the city.