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San Franciscans in front of City Hall rally in support of Proposition A. Photo by Erica Hellerstein.

Parcel Tax Proposition May Decide Fate of City College

Proponents of Proposition A, a parcel tax on November’s ballot to fund City College of San Francisco, say that without the ballot measure hundreds of college classes will be eliminated. Opponents argue that taxpayers shouldn’t...
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Meet the San Francisco School Board Candidates

On Nov. 6, voters will elect four members to the Board of Education and help shape the future of the San Francisco Unified School District, which now serves over 55,000 students a year. Eleven candidates...
Illustration by Molly Oleson

This is a big election year. It’s undeniable. But as you’re probably watching the battle for commander-in-chief, don’t forget about your local, San Francisco elections; the ones that will have an even bigger impact on...
Nestor Cuellas helps city residents complete voter registration forms at the 16th Street Bart Station on Oct. 22, the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election.

Mission, Citywide Voter Registration at Historic High

In a final sprint to the finish line, President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are playing retail politics, courting thousands of undecided voters in key battleground states. While candidates overlook California — a...
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Proposition G, Brought to You by Sock Puppets

Proposition G on the November ballot would make it San Francisco’s policy that corporations are not persons, and should therefore not have the same rights. Under current federal law, corporations are allowed to donate unlimited amounts...