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San Francisco


  American Voices: Mayor Ed Lee

Ed Lee of San Francisco, the city’s first Asian-American mayor, shares his American experience growing up the son of immigrants.


Spotlight on California

Rawan Jabaji gives us a preview of two upcoming stories about redistricting and San Francisco’s first Asian American mayor.


‘Fear the stache’: San Francisco’s first Asian mayor

Over breakfast two weeks ago during a family vacation in Hong Kong, my father was recounting his stories of growing up young and poor in Seattle, Washington. His family had so little money, he said, that he and his younger siblings would scavenge the basement for Christmas gifts to give to one another. “You’d unwrap […]


Photo: A bridge to somewhere else

When the Golden Gate Bridge opened in 1937, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world and cost $35 million.


In defense of the evil, awful Happy Meal toy

Sure, they lure “unsuspecting little children” into the supercaloric underworld. But they’re really cute.

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