Quentin Kopp City Visions: Is San Francisco’s November ballot a failure of direct democracy? By City Visions • Oct 17, 2016 Listen Listening... / 58:56 Host Ethan Elkind and guests investigate the origins of San Francisco’s 25 local ballot measures. Is direct democracy in San Francisco broken? San Francisco’s two official songs or, the day Tony Bennett hid in his hotel By Steven Short • Feb 14, 2012 Photo courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/livenature/2556769885/ Everyone acknowledges that San Francisco is different. Maybe that’s why there are so many songs about the city by the bay. So many, in fact, that it’s perhaps the only city in the country – and maybe the world – with not one, but two official songs.