California

New mayor takes over up in San Francisco

edlee-sfchron.jpgEd Lee, the city's administrative officer, was appointed and sworn in today as the first Chinese-American mayor of San Francisco. He was put forward by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom as his replacement and named by the city's Board of Supervisors. Lee will serve out Newsom's term and has pledged not to run for a full four-year term in November.

San Francisco Chronicle photo: Liz Hafalia


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