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Recent articles by Luke Thomas

Joe Nation to enter D3 Senate race
February 9, 2008

Overheard in Fog City
- Daly, Bayview activists, submit affordable housing petition
- Grateful Dead reunite for Obama
- Newsom: pot, kettle, black
- Stevie Wonder robo call
February 5, 2008

Sandoval extinguishes rumor
February 3, 2008

Sandoval declares candidacy for Superior Court Judge
January 31, 2008

Overheard in Fog City
- Ain't no Sunshine
- Exit Interview with Stuart Sunshine
- Wade Crowfoot has a bunker mentality - What's he building in there?
- Peskin responds to Crowfoot complaint
- January 30, 2008

City Hall legend Linus Black passes
- January 29, 2008

Craigslist founder endorses Obama
- January 24, 2008

Daly kicks off affordable housing petition drive
January 24, 2008

Committee on Jobs boss "excused" from sniper's perch
January 23, 2008

Overheard in Fog City
- "Mayor of City Hall" in hospital, looking for some bedside love and cheer
- Predators don't like to be taunted
January 18, 2009

Bullets fly in Hayes Valley, DPW man lucky to be alive
January 14, 2008

Mollinedo: RESIGN!
January 14, 2008

Seniors demand Pelosi's support of universal healthcare bill
December 15, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Harvey Milk Club PAC recommends Migden for re-election to D3 senate
- Peskin determined to derail Don Fisher's Presidio art memorial
- Sandoval fires legislative assistant
December 10, 2007

Sandoval signs on to support affordable housing legacy
December 7, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Mayoral candidate sentenced to nine months in jail
November 3, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Nation looking "more closely" at District 3 Senate race
November 27, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Harvey Milk Club Kumbaya - Get ready for a mini-election scramble
November 20, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Congress to conduct oil spill hearing in San Francisco
November 15, 2007

Progressive candidates file declarations of intent
October 24, 2007

A San Francisco legend passes
October 16, 2007

Bloodied zombies out-zombie San Francisco mayoral candidates debate
October 15, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Cynthia McKinney to announce bid for president
October 5, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Rinaldi public financing bid fails
October 1, 2007

LoveFest revelers let it all hang out in San Francisco
September 30, 2007

Sheriff's Department celebrates grand opening of Women's Reentry Center
September 28, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Fortner to resign resigns
- Hall endorses Holmes for Mayor
September 27, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Jew suspended, Carmen Chu appointed
September 24, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Has Ballard impeached himself?
- Chicken John Rinaldi awaits public financing decision
- Alioto Veronese Kicks Off Senate Bid with Rally in Bayview-Hunters Point
September 19, 2007

Mayoral candidate arrested at City Hall
September 18, 2007

San Francisco plastic bag ban legislation garners worldwide BBC audience
September 16, 2007

Ed Jew to testify in trespass case involving Sunset District residence
September 16, 2007

McGoldrick recall signatures submitted
September 14, 2007

Mayoral candidate released from custody following evaluation, rebooked on felony threat of terrorism charge
September 12, 2007

Mayoral candidate arrested for stalking Supervisor Ed Jew
September 9, 2007

Kennedy shines light of joy on Saint Francis of Assisi
September 7, 2007

Tony Hall Bows Out of Mayor's Race
August 30, 2007

San Francisco mayoral candidates file for public financing
August 28, 2007

Feds arrest peace group members
August 24, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Is Supervisor Ed Jew a hypocrite?
- Newsom speaks favorably about Supervisor Chris Daly
August 15, 2007

Jew sinks Sandoval resolution condemning Savage hate speech
August 14, 2007

Three mayoral candidates the Chronicle wants voters to dismiss as serious
August 13, 2007

Daly overtures to Newsom for shared affordable housing legacy
August 11, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- If I were a betting man...
August 9, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Daly still in the running
August 6, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Gaviffer NOT dunzo
August 3, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Newsom to join Bush, Cheney and Rove in undermining the U.S. Constitution?
August 2, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Sandoval endorses Newsom for Mayor
August 1, 2007

Newsom stabs Peskin in the back, flip-flops on support of MUNI reform proposal
July 26, 2007

Clinton, Pelosi get boobed in San Francisco with Breasts Not Bombs protest
July 24, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Daly could soon have a committee assignment
- Tone down the rhetoric
July 12, 2007

Ethics panel OKs settlement, finding filing errors by public power campaign treasurer were inadvertent
July 10, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Josh Wolf to run for Mayor of San Francisco?
- Gonzalez polling
July 4, 2007

Newsom denies using cocaine, accuses Daly of being "sleazy"
June 20, 2007

Fallay a free man - District Attorney files motion to dismiss case
June 19, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Daly removed as Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee
June 13, 2007

Daly says Newsom lied, moves to introduce alternative budget
June 5, 2007

Gonzalez: Keeping the mayor's race door wide open
May 29, 2007

Tony Hall files to run for Mayor of San Francisco
May 24, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Fog City Blind Item
May 23, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Caveat Emptor
May 22, 2007

Feds raid Office of Supervisor Jew
- Evidence seized in investigation of alleged corruption and tax evasion
- Jew takes trip to China
- City attorney releases copies of correspondence between Jew and the city attorney
May 18, 2007

Verdict clears Fallay of minor corruption charges
Jury "hopelessly deadlocked" on remaining charges, forces mistrial

May 15, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Daly whips up progressives
- Newsom returns unsigned affordable housing supplemental
- Sparks makes history, Renne "outfoxed"
May 12, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Which progressive musketeer will take on Newsom?
- Murphy plays out Newsom Communications Director fantasy?
May 3, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Alioto clan to declare double-punch candidacies for 2008 California Senate District 3
and San Francisco District 3 races
- Wedding Bells in Botswana?
April 19, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Top Democratic fundraiser attempts to seal custody complaint
- Newsom hasn't totally ruled out Question Time in the Board of Supervisors
April 11, 2007

Code Pink, Raging Grannies ask Feinstein to return profits to Iraq amid allegations of corruption and war profiteering
Feinstein releases statement to Fog City Journal

April 9, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Kerry and Heinz lunch with Newsom and Siebel
- Newsom just "horsing around"
- A legitimate question
- Feinstein under corruption spotlight following resignation
April 6, 2007

Norouz: San Francisco celebrates Persian New Year
March 26, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Derse send-off draws progressive phalanx and a surprise encounter
March 16, 2007

San Francisco resolution calls on Congress to secure immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq
March 12, 2007

Norouz Mobarak! - Iranian Culture Club celebrates New Year, raises funds for homeland
March 11, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Leno kicks off campaign for California Senate, overtures to Migden
- Derse accepts position with Obama campaign for President
March 3, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Gonzalez moves to secure campaign manager?
February 24, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Leno makes it officially official - Drum roll please!
- Mayoral candidates champing at the bit, update
- The convenience of confidentiality and the abuse of a good program
February 23, 2007

Obama lights up Westin St. Francis ballroom, stumps for Boxer 2010 re-election bid
- February 20, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Room 200 abuse of the public trust at the expense of San Francisco tax payers?
February 16, 2007

New details emerge in Baker's Dozen attack: Assailant enlisted in the United States Marine Corps
February 13, 2007

Newsom: Pale and Chastened, but Mayoral?
Confesses to affair and confirms all rumors

February 1, 2007

It’s the lies, stupid! - Newsom indiscretions were allowed to fester
January 31, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Gunfight at the O.K. corral?
- Hall gets settlement just in time for possible mayoral challenge
- The 700-mile mistake
- Calling all chickens, where's Waldo?
January 21, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Newsom version of Question Time a sham - The chickens have come home to roost
- Credibility at stake - Sink or swim
January 15, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Répondez s'il vous plait (RSVP)
- Lampooned a chicken
January 12, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Matt Gonzalez said to have said…
- School Board shifts to the left with the feminine touch
- Daly throws a party for Jane Kim
- It's Question Time
- Pelosi says no to Bush troop level increase in Iraq
January 8, 2007

San Francisco Ethics Commissioner resigns
January 3, 2007

Conroy resigns her post at Office of Emergency Services
January 3, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- Newsom ready to take the gloves off
- Pretty in Pink
- String Cheese Incident creates a multi-sensory New Year's Eve utopia
- h Brown on SF/Unscripted
January 2, 2007

Overheard in Fog City
- The plot thickens - Timing is everything
- Triple-Play Component mulling polls for possible run for mayor
- Norman Yee's injuries may be serious
- Former San Francisco Elections Commissioner heading to Washington D.C.
- Keefer gets national attention from MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour
December 29, 2006

San Francisco's Tenderloin celebrates the birth of Christ
December 25, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- It's unofficial: Leno will challenge Migden - Let the mudslinging begin
- Alioto prepares for war
- DCCC Chair Scott Wiener fires DCCC Administrator Director Donald Price
- Mirkarimi on latest attempt by Newsom to derail BOS Foot Patrol legislation
- And in other news...FCJ receives Enny Award
December 16, 2006

Moussem of Tan-Tan looks west to advance Morocco to first world nation status
December 15, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- The Guvinator breaks protocol to reach out to legislators
- Núñez reaffirmed as Speaker of the House
- Of all the bars and gin joints…
- Fog City Funnies
December 5, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- Brown and Bruzzone descant all things San Francisco
- FCJ Foto of the Week
November 29, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- Ma wields gavel as honorary Board President
- Newsom said to be "bad mouthing" Dufty over foot patrol support
- Brown outs anonymous posters
- FCJ Foto of the Week
November 27, 2006

Provisional ballot counts advance Rizzo to likely College Board election victory
November 27, 2006

Photo Essay Extra! - Board of Supervisors override Newsom veto
November 15, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- Dufty redefines brevity of words and grace
- Intrigue-a-plenty over tomorrow's foot patrol legislation veto vote
- Taylor scoops the inside scoop
- Back to Black
November 13, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- Pelosi robocall
- Keefer, the new progressive leader of San Francisco?
- What would Freud say?
- Black hires campaign workers
November 6, 2006

Gold medalist Victoria Manalo Draves honored at opening of San Francisco's newest play park
October 29, 2006

2008 Presidential hopeful Obama mines support from affluent Marin
October 26, 2006

Pelosi too busy to debate the issues
October 20, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- SFBG crowns Fog City Journal "Web Site of the Week"
- Helen Thomas celebrates 30 year anniversary of media group Media Alliance
- Mirkarimi kudos
- POA Vice President slapped with a restraining order
October 19, 2006

Overheard in Fog City
- Nayman under fire
- Black says he's NOT funded by downtown
October 12, 2006

Keefer interviewed by Chronicle editorial board
October 12, 2006

Critical Mass celebrates fourteen-year anniversary
September 30, 2006

Saint Francis of Assisi replica chapel project imbued with spirit of perfect joy
September 28, 2006

Journalist Josh Wolf returns to federal jail
September 24, 2006

San Francisco Small Business Commissioner weds daughter of Moroccan ambassador to Lebanon
September 3, 2006

Strippers protest to protect booth operations
August 9, 2006

Happy Birthday Fidel
August 14, 2006

True democracy, parliamentary style
June 28, 2006

Pelosi speaks to dissonance on Iraq war funding
May 1, 2006

Elevated cardinals receive gold ring from Pope Benedict during Mass of Rings at the Vatican
March 26, 2006

15 Cardinals elevated - Oath of loyalty pledged before Pope at the Vatican
March 24, 2006





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