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San Francisco Board Supervisor Jane Kim Running for Mayor

With the recent and sudden passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, there has been some speculation as to who may run for mayor in a special election in 2018. Well, we now know at least one candidate, and that … Continue reading

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Departing Mayor Lisa Wong – Love, politics, and a tale of two struggling cities

Having been born & raised in a suburb of Springfield, Massachusetts (about 90 miles West of Boston), I’m surprised that I did not come across hearing about Lisa Wong, but I had only started blogging in January 2007 and she … Continue reading

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Mayor Ed Lee Welcomes Congressman Mark Takano to San Francisco

Congressman Mark Takano, of the 41st Congressional District of California (Riverside, California area) visited San Francisco this past Sunday, February 17th and was a guest of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at a community event held at the Lady Shaw … Continue reading

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Is David Chiu or Carmen Chu the First Asian American Acting Mayor of San Francisco?

After San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced that he was withdrawing from running for governor of California, he disappeared without some of his staff knowing his whereabouts (maybe Newsom was hiking the Appalachian Trail?). In reality, Newsom jetted off to … Continue reading

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Sam Yoon: ‘Nothing I regret’ about running for mayor

Tuesday night, city council member Sam Yoon was closely nudged out of the Boston mayoral primary, winning 21% of the vote. Incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino won 51% of the vote and fellow city council member Michael Flaherty won 24% of … Continue reading

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