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News, The Snitch Oil-Covered Castro 'Crude Boys' Wrestle for Gulf Relief

Oil-Covered Castro 'Crude Boys' Wrestle for Gulf Relief

Gay men slathered in canola oil staged a series of wrestling matches in the Castro this afternoon to raise money for Gulf wildlife relief. "How noble is that?" one man commented as he watched the spectacle from across the street.…
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News, The Snitch 'Melrose Place' Actress, 49ers Linebacker Among Gavin Newsom's Top Donors

'Melrose Place' Actress, 49ers Linebacker Among Gavin Newsom's Top Donors

As goes Daphne Zuniga goes the lieutenant governor's race -- or so Gavin Newsom would hope. We reported earlier today that San Francisco's mayor has both the internal polling numbers and a huge financial advantage over Democratic challenger Janice Hahn.…
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News, The Snitch Dwindling Dollars in Attorney General Race May Not Be Due to Recession

Dwindling Dollars in Attorney General Race May Not Be Due to Recession

Guess what? Jackie Speier isn't running for Attorney General. Who knew? Now that we've gotten that out of the way, on to the article. We thought it was interesting last week when the campaign of San Francisco District Attorney --…
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News, The Snitch Gavin For Gov: Who Got Paid?

Gavin For Gov: Who Got Paid?

Last night, we made our initial perusal of Mayor Gavin Newsom's Dostoevskyian, 529-page campaign filing laying out the finances in his failed bid for governor. And while Newsom spent around $700,000 more than he raised in 2009, his campaign petered…
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News, The Snitch Gavin By the Numbers: He Didn't Lose As Much Dough As You Thought!

Gavin By the Numbers: He Didn't Lose As Much Dough As You Thought!

The Twitterati are dissecting the just-published campaign finance numbers from the carcass of Mayor Gavin Newsom's failed bid for governor. Here's the skinny, per KQED's Capital Notes:  CAGov wannabe Gavin Newsom's campaign raised $2.35 million in 2009, spent almost $3.1…
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News, The Snitch Newsom's Money Disparity Will Get Worse -- Whenever Jerry Brown Wants It To

Newsom's Money Disparity Will Get Worse -- Whenever Jerry Brown Wants It To

Those are pretty damning poll numbers revealed today for Gavin Newsom -- he'd be governor of the Marina, but nowhere else, even in San Francisco, favors him over Jerry Brown. Also, it seems to take the wind out of the…
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News, The Snitch Jerry Brown Reveals His Fund-Raising Numbers -- Amassed With a Contribution Limit One Quarter of Gavin Newsom's

Jerry Brown Reveals His Fund-Raising Numbers -- Amassed With a Contribution Limit One Quarter of Gavin Newsom's

Tomorrow is the day state political junkies have circled on their calendars -- Form 460 Day! Gavin Newsom, Jerry Brown, and other candidates for higher office are mandated to turn in the forms detailing their fund-raising and expenditures. In short,…
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News, The Snitch Coalition for Responsible Growth Less Responsible About Reporting Campaign Expenditures

Coalition for Responsible Growth Less Responsible About Reporting Campaign Expenditures

There are more entertaining endeavors than being the bean-counter for the Coalition for Responsible Growth these days. The San Francisco political action committee -- which could be labeled either "anti-progressive" or "pro-moderate" depending on whom you want to get angry…
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