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Culture, The Exhibitionist Go Do This Thing: Wrestling Voice Jim Ross Brings One-Man Show to San Jose Today

Go Do This Thing: Wrestling Voice Jim Ross Brings One-Man Show to San Jose Today

Jim Ross’s voice is the sound of wrestling. Whether it was backstage brawls, drive-through weddings, or Mankind getting thrown off the Hell in the Cell – you could always count on good ol’ JR to be right by your side,…
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News, The Snitch Supervisor Norman Yee: How Did This Happen?

Supervisor Norman Yee: How Did This Happen?

It's not commonplace for San Franciscans to squire their out-of-town guests for sightseeing tours to District 7. You don't see pictures of well-manicured lawns or the Tower Market on postcards. People who like to use the term "San Francisco values"…
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News, The Snitch Eric Mar Divorce Probably Won't Turn Voters Off

Eric Mar Divorce Probably Won't Turn Voters Off

In politics, a picture-perfect family is almost always a necessary asset to running a successful campaign. Unless of course, you're in San Francisco, where voters are much more forgiving of marital dramas and other bad craziness. Supervisor Eric Mar's campaign…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi's Lawyer: Sheriff Is "Bit of a Tyrant"

Ross Mirkarimi's Lawyer: Sheriff Is "Bit of a Tyrant"

If Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was hoping to recast himself as a loving husband as part of his defense against domestic violence charges, his attorney, Robert Waggener, isn't doing anything to help paint that picture.  As the Chron notes today, Waggener,…
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News, The Snitch Ed Lee Calls Candlestick Blackout "National Embarrassment." Ain't That a Bit Harsh?

Ed Lee Calls Candlestick Blackout "National Embarrassment." Ain't That a Bit Harsh?

When Mayor Ed Lee told gathered throngs of media that the multiple power failures during Monday Night Football were a "national embarrassment," he used strong -- and curious -- language. San Francisco's infrastructure failures didn't lead to rampant death and…
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News, The Snitch What Will It Take for Ross Mirkarimi to Lose the Sheriff's Race?

What Will It Take for Ross Mirkarimi to Lose the Sheriff's Race?

Barring a miracle, Ed Lee is on his way to becoming the next mayor --it's now the hotly contested sheriff's race that is the one to watch. As of this morning, Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi had a narrow, 10 percent lead…
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News, The Snitch Dennis Herrera's Spokesman Backs Boss' Opponent in Mayoral Race

Dennis Herrera's Spokesman Backs Boss' Opponent in Mayoral Race

As the old adage warns, don't bite the hand that feeds you. Matt Dorsey, loyal spokesman for City Attorney Dennis Herrera who is running for mayor, has been fiercely defending his candidate and longtime boss in the final days of…
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News, The Snitch Who Isn't Supervisor Jane Kim Endorsing for Mayor?

Who Isn't Supervisor Jane Kim Endorsing for Mayor?

Now that Mayor Ed Lee has made up his mind about running for mayor, it seems Supervisor Jane Kim is having a little trouble making decisions herself. A few hours after Lee declared his candidacy, Kim came out with a…
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News, The Snitch George Gascón Criticized for Considering Three Strikes Law in Alex Trebek Burglary

George Gascón Criticized for Considering Three Strikes Law in Alex Trebek Burglary

Update: District Attorney George Gascón's campaign manager Maureen Erwin told SF Weekly today that she believes David Onek's campaign incorrectly propagated information that Gascón chose to prosecute Lucinda Moyers under the Three Strikes law."From a campaign's standpoint, his opponent has…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Might Not Be a Shoo-In for Sheriff After All

Ross Mirkarimi Might Not Be a Shoo-In for Sheriff After All

The sheriff's race is becoming increasingly more interesting to watch. First, we learned last week that Deputy David Wong, a veteran in the sheriff's race, was fired by his boss, who happens to be endorsing Wong's opponent. Now, the Examiner…
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News, The Snitch Mayor Ed Lee's No-Drama Governing Style Is Proof He Won't Run for Mayor

Mayor Ed Lee's No-Drama Governing Style Is Proof He Won't Run for Mayor

Just this week, we learned about yet another grassroots movement to push interim Mayor Ed Lee into running for San Francisco mayor.And while Lee remains unwavering in his decision not to run, reporters continue to ask him compulsively, "Are you…
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News, The Snitch Greg Suhr: Was the New Police Chief a Bargaining Chip?

Greg Suhr: Was the New Police Chief a Bargaining Chip?

Mayor Ed Lee has finally chosen Greg Suhr, a veteran cop long attached to the good ol' boy network, as San Francisco's next chief of police. And why wouldn't he pick Suhr? That's who the San Francisco police union wanted.…
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News, The Snitch John Avalos: "I'm Running for Mayor"

John Avalos: "I'm Running for Mayor"

Supervisor John Avalos said today he is definitely running for San Francisco mayor.Avalos, the true-blue progressive who represents the Mission and Excelsior neighborhoods, says he and his wife will go to the Department of Elections at 4 p.m. to sign…
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News, The Snitch David Chiu Gets 'Do Not F*ck With Me' Letter from Mayoral Opponent

David Chiu Gets 'Do Not F*ck With Me' Letter from Mayoral Opponent

David Villa-Lobos, San Francisco's perennial candidate, fired off a letter to Supervisor David Chiu, warning his mayoral opponent: "Do Not Fuck With Me."The off beat Villa-Lobos claims that Chiu's campaign recently "stormed" down Polk Street asking merchants to remove Villa-Lobos'…
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News, The Snitch Scott Wiener Shuns Predecessor Bevan Dufty, Endorses Dennis Herrera for Mayor

Scott Wiener Shuns Predecessor Bevan Dufty, Endorses Dennis Herrera for Mayor

On paper, it would seem to be a dead cert that Supervisor Scott Wiener would endorse his predecessor Bevan Dufty for mayor. They're both gay moderates from District 8 -- and incredibly tall (no, wait, that's just Wiener). Yet the…
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News, The Snitch 49ers President Jed York Likes Mayor Ed Lee, But Is It Enough to Keep The Team in S.F.?

49ers President Jed York Likes Mayor Ed Lee, But Is It Enough to Keep The Team in S.F.?

The stylistic differences between former Mayor Gavin Newsom and the current Mayor Ed Lee are too many to list here. Yet the one distinct deviation certainly worth noting is their relationship with 49ers president Jed York.Lee reportedly met with the…
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News, The Snitch Sheriff Hennessey's Retirement Called 'Open Secret'

Sheriff Hennessey's Retirement Called 'Open Secret'

Sheriff Michael Hennessey's announcement that he will not seek re-election in November didn't seem to come as a surprise to those loosely connected to City Hall. On Friday, Hennessey, drafted a memo to his staff, explaining that he has no…
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News, The Snitch Joanna Rees Robocalls Irk Voters. Democracy Can Be Annoying.

Joanna Rees Robocalls Irk Voters. Democracy Can Be Annoying.

Negative attention is still attention. In that case, perhaps irritating voters enough to start popping off in e-mail threads is the campaign strategy for Joanna Rees, the "progressive independent" running for mayor in 2012. Rees' campaign has already started inundating…
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News, The Snitch Tony Winnicker Says 'Farewell' to Everyone but SF Weekly

Tony Winnicker Says 'Farewell' to Everyone but SF Weekly

Mayoral spokesman Tony Winnicker has quit his job after working for the last year as former mayor Gavin Newsom's mouthpiece and then Mayor Ed Lee. Will we miss him? Not really, and here is why: He never calls us back!The…
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News, The Snitch What Do Voters Want In an Interim Mayor?

What Do Voters Want In an Interim Mayor?

Political pundits and City Hall gadflies have spent the better part of December pontificating about who could -- and should -- serve as the interim mayor. But when the debate hit a tiresome peak, political consultant Jim Ross took his…
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