Bullet Train Leader is ‘OK’ With a Do-Over Vote

Dan Richard, the longtime chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, told a Bay Area newspaper columnist Thursday that he is "OK" with allowing voters a second say on the controversial, budget-bustin...

High-Speed Rail Deniers Have It All Wrong

If California’s train deniers are right—that no one ever rides trains here, that Californians prefer to drive or fly, and that high-speed rail is a boondoggle that won’t attract riders — then how do you explain...

Take 5: Get Up Close With State Treasurer Candidate Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma's first brush with politics came in 1994 when she was elected president of the Asian Business Association, a role that required her to lobby San Francisco City Hall and the state Legislature on business issues affecting women and minorities. Soon she ...