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SAN FRANCISCO | New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the city’s drug- and violence-riddled projects. It is now the job of London Breed — the first black woman elected mayor of the city — to unite a wealthy but conflicted … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

SAN FRANCISCO | Leno concedes San Francisco mayor’s race to London Breed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor’s race on Wednesday, a week after the June 5 election, saying that he called London Breed to offer congratulations on her new job as mayor. Breed, president of the Board of Supervisors, was leading Leno by fewer than 1,900 votes … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Leno concedes San Francisco mayor’s race to London Breed

San Francisco mayor’s race draws big names, crowded field

SAN FRANCISCO/January 09, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Eight candidates had qualified by Tuesday morning to run in San Francisco’s mayoral race and the ballot could become even more crowded in a contest expected to pit the city’s progressive values against its thirst for economic development following years of spectacular but divisive growth driven by the technology sector. The … Continue reading San Francisco mayor’s race draws big names, crowded field