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49er Gold Rush Earlier this month, the S.F. Board of Supervisors made it official: A special election will be held June 3 to ask voters to endorse a near-record borrowing spree. Bond measures to raise $237 million to refurbish and…
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Triple A Double-Take The state attorney general has taken a first step toward blocking a pollution case settlement that S.F. District Attorney Terence Hallinan is on the verge of signing. The deal, criticized as too favorable to the polluter, would…
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Making the Democratic Party Safe for Democracy

Now that the local Democratic Party has proven itself able to influence elections with its endorsement, the party's Central Committee has become a fashionable place to start one's political career. On March 26, 57 candidates will vie for 24 seats…
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How to Lie, Cheat, and Steal Your Way to Influence at City Hall -- Legally

Let the Candidate Owe You San Francisco law caps campaign contributions at $500 from any one individual, business, or political action committee. You can also only make an "in-kind" contribution up to $500 in goods or services to a campaign.…
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