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Politics & Policy

Nancy Tung, a career prosecutor, elected as San Francisco Democratic Party chair

The local party chapter will face difficult choices as it may play a major role amid increasingly contentious campaigns and political battles this election year.

Jon Jacobo: Pressure mounts on San Francisco police to investigate rape, abuse allegations

San Francisco mayoral candidates are demanding action on Jon Jacobo and his former employer, TODCO, after rape and abuse allegations.

Mayor’s lobbying pays off: San Francisco is getting pandas from China

The beloved fuzzy animals will likely bring more tourists to the city. But the zoo needs time—not to mention money—to get ready for their arrival.

The Standard nabs City Hall office, a first for San Francisco news in five years

'This day will go down in the annals of San Francisco journalism history,' said Senior Political Editor Annie Gaus.