Supervisors Join City Workers Rallying Against Tech Company Tax Breaks, Private Shuttles

Supervisors Join City Workers Rallying Against Tech Company Tax Breaks, Private Shuttles

Hundreds of city workers gathered in front of San Francisco’s City Hall for a noontime protest decrying tax breaks for high-tech companies and other deals…

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…

Labor Unions Rally Behind Proposal To Expand SF’s Local Hiring Mandate To Some Private Developments

Labor Unions Rally Behind Proposal To Expand SF’s Local Hiring Mandate To Some Private Developments

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced legislation at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting that proposes expanding a city program to hire more local workers…

“We want Twitter to pay its fair share” 24 Cops Police Protesters (Including Two Supes) Against Corporate Tax Breaks

“We want Twitter to pay its fair share” 24 Cops Police Protesters (Including Two Supes) Against Corporate Tax Breaks

San Francisco Supervisors John Avalos and David Campos joined San Francisco city workers today in a protest outside Twitter’s Market Street headquarters calling for an…

Beverage Advocacy Group Decries Sugary Drink Fee As “taxes that raise the cost of living”

Beverage Advocacy Group Decries Sugary Drink Fee As “taxes that raise the cost of living”

San Francisco supervisors today introduced a measure for the November ballot that would impose a 2 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in…

SF Supe Wants To Make Sure 3% Of Property Taxes Will Keep Going Towards Programs For Kids

SF Supe Wants To Make Sure 3% Of Property Taxes Will Keep Going Towards Programs For Kids

A San Francisco supervisor today called on the city to reauthorize its “Children’s Amendment” mandating that 3 percent of all property taxes go toward services…

SF Supes Call Town Meeting To Talk About Sugary Beverage Tax

SF Supes Call Town Meeting To Talk About Sugary Beverage Tax

Four San Francisco supervisors are holding a community meeting this evening to gather public input on a proposed tax on sugary drinks. The meeting, scheduled…

Board Of Supes OKs Legislation To Fight Landlords Who Harass Tenants

Board Of Supes OKs Legislation To Fight Landlords Who Harass Tenants

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation today that gives tenants the opportunity to speak out against alleged harassment by their landlords. Tenants…

Supes Squabble Over Muni Service Budget Proposal

Supes Squabble Over Muni Service Budget Proposal

New funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city’s low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced today by a city…

Supes Gearing Up To Get Sugary Beverage Tax On Next Year’s Ballot

Supes Gearing Up To Get Sugary Beverage Tax On Next Year’s Ballot

Four San Francisco supervisors today expressed their commitment to get a measure on the city’s ballot in 2014 that would impose a tax on sugary…

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…

SF Files Suit Against Internet Cafe Known For Illegal Gambling, 202 Visits From Police

SF Files Suit Against Internet Cafe Known For Illegal Gambling, 202 Visits From Police

San Francisco’s city attorney today filed a lawsuit against an Internet café in the city’s Excelsior District that allegedly hosts illegal gambling and causes nuisances…

Mayor Signs Off On Rule Prohibiting SF Cops From Complying With Most Federal Immigration Hold Requests

Mayor Signs Off On Rule Prohibiting SF Cops From Complying With Most Federal Immigration Hold Requests

Legislation prohibiting San Francisco law enforcement from complying with most federal immigration detainer requests was signed into law today by Mayor Ed Lee. The mayor…

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…

Supes Take Mayor To Task For Failure To Support Alternative To PG&E

Supes Take Mayor To Task For Failure To Support Alternative To PG&E

San Francisco’s mayor was questioned today by several members of the city’s Board of Supervisors over his lack of support for a program that would…

SF Supe On America’s Cup: “It looks like this event is cursed”

SF Supe On America’s Cup: “It looks like this event is cursed”

Oracle Team USA, the defending champion of the America’s Cup, has been given an “unprecedented” penalty for allegedly making illegal boat modifications during earlier exhibition…

Hundreds March In Support Of Funding For Early Childhood Education

Hundreds March In Support Of Funding For Early Childhood Education

As many as 200 young children, parents and child care providers rallied at San Francisco’s City Hall Friday morning urging city and state lawmakers to…

Walk To Work Day: Chief Suhr Says Pedestrians Should Feel Safe

Walk To Work Day: Chief Suhr Says Pedestrians Should Feel Safe

12:19 PM: Many steps were taken during the morning commute today for San Francisco’s first Walk to Work Day. City leaders, including police Chief Greg…

SF City Officials And Workers Call For Equal Pay For Working Women

SF City Officials And Workers Call For Equal Pay For Working Women

City workers and elected leaders rallied for equal pay for women on the steps of San Francisco City Hall this afternoon. As part of the…