The Weekly investigates renters in San Francisco who intentionally get evicted from their residences in order to acquire free rent.
http://www.sfweekly.com/2008-07-30/news/how-renters-work-the-system-to-live-for-free-in-one-of-america-s-most-expensive-cities/: How renters work the system to live for free in one of America's most expensive cities
While being forced to sit out this week’s Democratic National Convention as a result of an injury, Dianne Feinstein openly discusses the possibility of making the transition from being the state’s senior US Senator to the next Governor.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/29/BAV7121IP7.DTL: Crystal ball predicts good things for Newsoms
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2008/08/29/MN6Q12K52Q.DTL: Feinstein considers run for governor in 2010
http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_10335001: Feinstein considers run for Calif. governor
A report by the Legislative Analyst’s Office has determined that the Board of Supervisors should be permitted to confirm Mayoral appointments when selecting a police chief but they should not be granted appointment power.
http://www.examiner.com/a-1508581~No_chief_concern__report_contends.html: No chief concern, report contends
Polling indicates that a San Francisco politician (who isn’t the Mayor) would win the Governor’s race if it were held today, the Giants may come to a resolution with the group that plans to develop the Seawall Lot, and the strained relationship between Assemblymember Ma and Mayor Newsom seems to have had a direct impact on the recent DCCC chair vote.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/27/BA4F11VNL8.DTL: Poll finds favor if Feinstein ran for governor
In the Sunday edition, our political investigators discuss presidential fundraisers, a particular wedding in Montana, drama at Rec and Park, the reemergence of Oakland’s former City Administrator, and why our computer whiz gone bad is still locked up.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/27/BA4F11VNL3.DTL: Political fundraisers headed to town
In efforts to assist parolees and probationers, San Francisco is implementing two programs, the Superior Court Parole Reentry Court and the Probation Accountability Court. While the parolee program is expected to be up and running by the end of October, the probation program awaits the Board of Supes’ decision.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/24/BAED11U0KE.DTL: S.F.'s system for chronic offenders broken
http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/New-courts-aim-to-curb-repeat-criminal-offenders-104551874.html: New courts aim to curb repeat criminal offenders
The dynamic duo talks about the Mayor’s successful code gathering adventure, the theme of the Mayor’s pending nuptials, the use of publicly funded cars by the Bay Area Air Quality District, and the pending fight for Chair of the DCCC.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/23/BACM11TA6S.DTL: S.F. mayor gets keys to city's computer