Four Board of Supervisors Incumbents Up for Re-Election Beat Out Competition

Four Board of Supervisors Incumbents Up for Re-Election Beat Out Competition

Four members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors up for re-election appear to have beat out their competition to hold on to their spots…

SF Minimum Wage Increases to $11.05 Per Hour In January

SF Minimum Wage Increases to $11.05 Per Hour In January

The lowest-wage workers in San Francisco will receive a 3 percent pay bump come Jan. 1, when the minimum wage increases from $10.74 an hour…

Tour Bus Company, Supe Respond to Pedestrian Death

Tour Bus Company, Supe Respond to Pedestrian Death

The tour bus company involved in the death of a San Francisco city employee Thursday said today it would conduct a parallel investigation into the…

“Nothing appears to be done”: Supes Committee Takes Department Of Building Inspection To Task

“Nothing appears to be done”: Supes Committee Takes Department Of Building Inspection To Task

San Francisco’s policies for enforcing city building codes was the topic of a City Hall hearing Monday, where members of a Board of Supervisors committee…

Mayor Promises “Announcement” On Pedestrian Safety, Warns Walkers They Might Not Be Safe Even In Crosswalks

Mayor Promises “Announcement” On Pedestrian Safety, Warns Walkers They Might Not Be Safe Even In Crosswalks

Following the deaths of six pedestrians in San Francisco over the last two weeks of 2013, Mayor Ed Lee and other city leaders are calling…

New Banners Flying In Tenderloin’s “Little Saigon”

New Banners Flying In Tenderloin’s “Little Saigon”

New street banners are flying in San Francisco’s Little Saigon as part of an improvement project for the Vietnamese stronghold in the Tenderloin neighborhood. Twenty…

The Long Walk Home: Safe Passage Watches Over The Tenderloin’s Children

The Long Walk Home: Safe Passage Watches Over The Tenderloin’s Children

Hundreds — maybe thousands — of children walk home alone, or with little supervision through the Tenderloin, five days a week, 10 months a year….

Nationwide Campaign Launched In SF To Aid Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan

Nationwide Campaign Launched In SF To Aid Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan

Filipino-Americans launched a nationwide grassroots campaign in San Francisco today to raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan that organizers say will go directly to…

Supes Delay Vote On Proposal To Deny Federal Immigration Hold Requests As Mayoral Veto Looms

Supes Delay Vote On Proposal To Deny Federal Immigration Hold Requests As Mayoral Veto Looms

A proposal to bar San Francisco law enforcement officials from complying with federal immigration detainer requests was put on hold today as city supervisors debated…

Supervisor Calls Hearing On How SFPD Investigates (Or Doesn’t) Vehicle Collisions With Cyclists

Supervisor Calls Hearing On How SFPD Investigates (Or Doesn’t) Vehicle Collisions With Cyclists

Issues over how police investigated the death of a bicyclist in San Francisco last month has prompted a city supervisor today to request a hearing…

DOMA Decision Inspires Jane Kim To Say The Pledge Of Allegiance

DOMA Decision Inspires Jane Kim To Say The Pledge Of Allegiance

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim said the Pledge of Alliance for the first time at the start of today’s board meeting in what she said…

Mayor Lee: “Adequate notice” Given For Additional Question Time Query

Mayor Lee: “Adequate notice” Given For Additional Question Time Query

The voter-mandated monthly appearance of San Francisco’s mayor in front of the city’s Board of Supervisors went off-script for the first time today for a…

Supes Could Block New Residency Requirements For SF’s Homeless Services

Supes Could Block New Residency Requirements For SF’s Homeless Services

Changes to the requirements for homeless families to apply for longer-term housing in San Francisco were up for discussion Thursday morning. The Neighborhood Services and…

Report: Muni Breakdowns Cost Commuters $4.2 Million Last Month Alone

Report: Muni Breakdowns Cost Commuters $4.2 Million Last Month Alone

San Francisco Municipal Railway service disruptions cost commuters at least $50 million in economic production annually and the system remains far away from its on-time…

Smile For The Camera: New Bars Might Be Taping You, Giving The Footage To SFPD

Smile For The Camera: New Bars Might Be Taping You, Giving The Footage To SFPD

As reported earlier, a lot of new bars have been popping up in SF lately. But did you know that at least some of those…

Mayor Lee: “There’s a lot going on in the Tenderloin”

A new coffee shop that is part of a popular San Francisco chain opened in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood today with Mayor Ed Lee and…