Articles Posted in the Politics Category

  • Rep. Paul Lantos Dies at 80

    Rep. Paul Lantos Dies at 80

    Representative Tom Lantos, RIP. Photo by Luke Thomas By Ashley Wright February 11, 2008 Congressman Tom Lantos, D-San Mateo, San Francisco, died early this morning due to complications from cancer at the Bethesda Naval Medical…

  • Zoo corrects grotto safety design flaw

    Zoo corrects grotto safety design flaw

    Workers near completion of safety modifications made to the big-cat exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo in response to a fatal attack by a 250-pound Siberian tigress that managed to escape its grotto Christmas Day,…

  • Our Great Hope

    Our Great Hope

    Patrick Goggin By Patrick Goggin February 8, 2008 Watching Barack Obama’s national political ascendancy since 2004 has been both moving and personal. That same year, several colleagues and I started WeCount.org, a federal political action…

  • Overheard in Fog City

    Overheard in Fog City

    Luke Thomas FCJ Publisher and Editor Photo by Marc Salomon By Luke Thomas February 5, 2008 Daly, Bayview activists, submit affordable housing petition Affordable housing champion Supervisor Chris Daly is joined by activists at City…

  • Craigslist founder endorses Obama

    Craigslist founder endorses Obama

    Craigslist founder Craig Newmark discusses his support for presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-Illinois) with SFWeekly reporter Will Harper at the grand opening of Obama’s San Francisco campaign offices in the Castro District. Photos by…

  • Swiftboating

    Swiftboating

    Senator John Kerry (D-Mass) Photo by Luke Thomas Editor’s Note: Fog City Journal received the following letter from Senator John Kerry on behalf of the Obama for America campaign. January 22, 2008 I support Barack…

  • The Beagle Brigade: Stopping Entryof Harmful Pests, Plants and Foodstuffs

    The Beagle Brigade: Stopping Entry
    of Harmful Pests, Plants and Foodstuffs

    Protecting U.S. agriculture, customs Inspector Carla Blackmon and her canine teammate, Chip, work the international baggage claim area of San Francisco International Airport to interdict contraband. Photos by Luke Thomas By Emmett Berg January 21,…