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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at the age of 65. SF Gate reported Lee suffered a heart attack around 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Safeway on Monterey Boulevard...

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Mayor Lee leaves behind changed city

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at the age of 65. SF Gate reported Lee suffered a heart attack around 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Safeway on Monterey Boulevard...

Ed Lee elected mayor of San Francisco

Megan Taros November 9, 2011

Ed Lee won San Francisco's mayoral election today with a 61 percent majority vote. The ranked-choice voting process went on for 11 rounds, eliminating one candidate each time until one received at least...

Edwin Lee voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco

Geena Stellato January 22, 2011

Following a months-long stand off between progressives and moderates on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Edwin Lee was unanimously voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco on Jan. 11. He replaces...

Guía Sobre Medidas Electorales de California 2020 para Xpress

Guía Sobre Medidas Electorales de California 2020 para Xpress

Andres Velasquez and Yeily Mendez October 14, 2020

Los residentes de California tienen la opción de votar para 12 medidas electorales en el mes de noviembre. Algunas de las medidas se tratan de temas que han sido popularmente debatidos , como acción...

A protester uses a pan and a drum stick to make noise during the twilight protest in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Jun. 17, 2020 (Harika Maddala / Golden Gate Xpress)

Protesters March to the Mayor of Walnut Creek’s House

Paul Kelly, Contributing Staff June 20, 2020

 A procession of lights, coming from a group of more than 150 protesters with outstretched phones, pierced the night and coalesced into a steady march through the sleeping Walnut Creek streets on June...

Former SF State instructor runs for mayor with pro-Trump agenda

Corey Browning November 5, 2019

You may have seen the flyers floating around campus — bold red text, a photo of a woman in a red suit with slogans like “make San Francisco safe and clean” and “keep traditional family values”...

The location of SF Mayor London Breeds proposed Navigation Center in the Embarcadero of San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, April 8, 2019.

Community continues to oppose proposed Navigation Center along Embarcadero waterfront

Natalia Pourazar April 9, 2019

The location of SF Mayor London Breed's proposed Navigation Center in the Embarcadero of San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, April 8, 2019.  (CHRIS ROBLEDO/ Golden Gate Xpress)   A controversial...

End of Black History Month calls supporters for London Breed

End of Black History Month calls supporters for London Breed

Darrin Baluyot March 1, 2018

Hip-hop dancers from Culture Shock Oakland filled the grand rotunda of City Hall Wednesday night, with lively performances closing the final night of Black History Month in San Francisco. The Black...

Farrell in, Breed out

Ruby Virchow January 31, 2018

Many San Francisco residents were frustrated by the Board of Supervisors’ decision last Tuesday when Interim Mayor London Breed, the first African American woman to lead the city, was replaced by...

Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi speaks at the event “Freedom for Whom?” at Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Building at SF State in San Francisco on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Freedom of Speech panel brings Palestinian community issues to light

Some Palestinian students and faculty do not feel safe at SF State. A two-day informational panel lead by Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, SF State Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora studies, for...


MC Hammer performs during a peaceful Unite Against Hate Rally hosted by city officials at San Franciscos City Hall on Friday, August 25, 2017. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

United Against Hate stands together for peace, love and compassion

Savannah Assi August 29, 2017

The first of this weekend’s counter-rallies took place last Friday at Civic Center, where around 400 counter-protesters held “#UniteAgainstHate” signs and Mayor Ed Lee, along with a diverse set of...

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