Mayor Lee Sends Press Release Celebrating SFMTA Move To Abolish Sunday Meter Enforcement

Mayor Lee Sends Press Release Celebrating SFMTA Move To Abolish Sunday Meter Enforcement

6:28 PM: The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted today to abolish Sunday parking meter enforcement when it approved its new two-year…

Mayor Ed Lee, SF Chamber Of Commerce Could Be At Odds Over Plan To Raise Minimum Wage To $15/Hour

Mayor Ed Lee, SF Chamber Of Commerce Could Be At Odds Over Plan To Raise Minimum Wage To $15/Hour

A coalition of community and labor advocates today planned to submit a proposed ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in San Francisco to $15…

Harding Golf Course Reopens After $1.2 Million Renovation

Harding Golf Course Reopens After $1.2 Million Renovation

San Francisco city leaders celebrated the reopening of Harding Golf Course this morning following the completion of $1.2 million in renovations to the historic park….

Officials Celebrate Willie Brown’s Birthday At Veterans Memorial Groundbreaking

Officials Celebrate Willie Brown’s Birthday At Veterans Memorial Groundbreaking

A plan 82 years in the making for a veterans memorial site to be built in San Francisco broke ground Thursday afternoon in a ceremony…

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking For Bayview Opera House Renovations

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking For Bayview Opera House Renovations

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials broke ground today on a $5.3 million project to renovate the city’s historic Bayview Opera House…

As Massive Mission Bay Blaze Continues To Burn, Mayor Says Welding Might Be To Blame

As Massive Mission Bay Blaze Continues To Burn, Mayor Says Welding Might Be To Blame

A five-alarm fire that destroyed an apartment building under construction in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood on Tuesday is not yet under control this morning….

City Hall Celebrates Supe’s Birthday With Friendly Mayoral Ribbing, “LinkedIn for Dummies” Book

City Hall Celebrates Supe’s Birthday With Friendly Mayoral Ribbing, “LinkedIn for Dummies” Book

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee proclaimed Tuesday John Avalos Day at the board of supervisor’s meeting in honor of the supervisor’s 50th birthday. Spirits were…

Mayor Announces SF Will Spend $17 Million On Pedestrian Safety Projects, Asks SFPD Officers “to not be so nice”

Mayor Announces SF Will Spend $17 Million On Pedestrian Safety Projects, Asks SFPD Officers “to not be so nice”

San Francisco will spend $17 million in the coming years on pedestrian safety projects in spots identified as the most dangerous areas of the city…

Google Pays For Two Years Of Muni For Youth, Wants Info About SF’s Other “Affordability Challenges”

Google Pays For Two Years Of Muni For Youth, Wants Info About SF’s Other “Affordability Challenges”

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced today that Google is donating $6.8 million to fund the next two years of the city’s Free Muni for…

Mayor Lee Joins Legislators In Support Of Bill To Increase Number Of Medical Interpreters

Mayor Lee Joins Legislators In Support Of Bill To Increase Number Of Medical Interpreters

State Assembly Speaker John Perez joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other state legislators at a North Beach community health center this morning in…

Local Landlords Demonstrate Against Announcement Of Legislation To Close Ellis Act Loopholes

Local Landlords Demonstrate Against Announcement Of Legislation To Close Ellis Act Loopholes

In front of an apartment building in San Francisco’s Chinatown this morning, state Sen. Mark Leno announced legislation to help tenants who are being evicted…

One Billion Rising Events Call For End Of Violence Against Women

One Billion Rising Events Call For End Of Violence Against Women

Thousands of participants are joining together in the Bay Area today to call for the end of domestic violence against women and girls as part…

French President: SF “is the place where tomorrow’s world is being invented”

French President: SF “is the place where tomorrow’s world is being invented”

French President Francois Hollande was greeted by state and city leaders, French-American students and other guests at a San Francisco City Hall reception late this…

Gavin Newsom And Ed Lee To Host French President At City Hall

Gavin Newsom And Ed Lee To Host French President At City Hall

San Francisco, the city sometimes referred to as the “Paris of the West,” will get a chance to brush up on its credentials on Wednesday…

Rough Waters: SF Lost $11.5 Million On America’s Cup, Only Received Fraction Of Expected Benefits

Rough Waters: SF Lost $11.5 Million On America’s Cup, Only Received Fraction Of Expected Benefits

Following the release of a report that determined San Francisco lost $11.5 million as a result of hosting last year’s America’s Cup sailing races, Mayor…

Federal Judge Unlikely To Strike Down SF’s Law Banning High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

Federal Judge Unlikely To Strike Down SF’s Law Banning High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

A federal judge appeared inclined at a hearing in San Francisco today to turn down a request to block a city law banning possession of…

Western Span Of Bay Bridge To Be Named After Willie Brown Tuesday, “I’m excited about it,” Says Mayor Lee

Western Span Of Bay Bridge To Be Named After Willie Brown Tuesday, “I’m excited about it,” Says Mayor Lee

The Bay Bridge’s western span is being officially renamed Tuesday after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker Willie Brown in a ceremony on…

Leno: Uncertainty Over CCSF Accreditation Has Caused “A vicious cycle, a downward spiral”

Leno: Uncertainty Over CCSF Accreditation Has Caused “A vicious cycle, a downward spiral”

A state senator today introduced legislation that would help stabilize funding for City College of San Francisco while the school continues its fight to stay…

Build Baby Build: Mayor Lee Wants 30,000 More Housing Units For SF

Build Baby Build: Mayor Lee Wants 30,000 More Housing Units For SF

San Francisco is taking an almost “militaristic” approach to constructing new housing, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced today. At a press conference today inside…

Mayor Lee Heads To DC For State Of The Union Box Seat Date With First Lady

Mayor Lee Heads To DC For State Of The Union Box Seat Date With First Lady

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is in Washington, D.C., today to attend President Barack Obama’s annual State of the Union address. Lee will be seated…

SF’s Jobless Rate Drops To 4.8%

SF’s Jobless Rate Drops To 4.8%

The unemployment rate in California dropped last month and a similar trend occurred in parts of the Bay Area, according to state jobs data released…

BART To Develop Sisterhood With China’s Shanghai Metro

BART To Develop Sisterhood With China’s Shanghai Metro

BART directors voted unanimously today to develop a sister transit agency affiliation with the Shanghai Metro in China. BART Director James Fang of San Francisco,…

Mayor Lee Thanks 49ers For “amazing last season at Candlestick Park”

Mayor Lee Thanks 49ers For “amazing last season at Candlestick Park”

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee applauded the efforts of the San Francisco 49ers team this evening despite their defeat in the final game of the…

Mayor Lee Argues Against “Scapegoating” Of Tech Company Workers In Backlash Against Rising Rents

Mayor Lee Argues Against “Scapegoating” Of Tech Company Workers In Backlash Against Rising Rents

4:41 PM: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today gave his annual State of the City address and laid out a plan to create 30,000 new…

Bloody Mary, Sugary Treats, And $10,000 At Stake As SF And Seattle Mayors Bet On NFC Championship Game

Bloody Mary, Sugary Treats, And $10,000 At Stake As SF And Seattle Mayors Bet On NFC Championship Game

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced today that he is betting a Bloody Mary on the fact that the 49ers have more than a Hail…