Nearly 1700 Affordable Housing Units Promised In New Visitacion Valley Development

Nearly 1700 Affordable Housing Units Promised In New Visitacion Valley Development

A preliminary agreement announced today will likely pave the way for the construction of nearly 1,700 new affordable housing units in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley…

Groups Allege SF Wants To Bus Homeless People From Mid-Market To Bayview

Groups Allege SF Wants To Bus Homeless People From Mid-Market To Bayview

Residents in San Francisco’s Bayview District today again voiced criticism of a 100-bed homeless shelter planned there, saying that the city used dubious numbers in…

SF Supes Backing Warning Label Proposal For Sugary Drinks

SF Supes Backing Warning Label Proposal For Sugary Drinks

San Francisco elected leaders are backing a state bill that would add warning labels to sugary drinks such as sodas and energy drinks. At the…

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…

“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…

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…

Commission Approves Plan To Start Building New Public Housing Complex, 1.1 Million Square Foot Development

Commission Approves Plan To Start Building New Public Housing Complex, 1.1 Million Square Foot Development

A city commission has approved the start of construction on a new Alice Griffith public housing complex and other development at Candlestick Point in San…

“We have buildings that are just in, at times, awful condition”: Supe Wiener Takes Building Inspectors To Task

“We have buildings that are just in, at times, awful condition”: Supe Wiener Takes Building Inspectors To Task

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener today called for a hearing on whether the city is adequately enforcing its building codes on dilapidated or unfinished structures….

Portola District Rec Center Reopens After $21.2 Million Makeover

Portola District Rec Center Reopens After $21.2 Million Makeover

San Francisco city officials celebrated the reopening this weekend of the newly renovated Palega Recreation Center in the city’s Portola District. The 80-year-old park and…

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…

As Officials Celebrate Historic Hunters Point Project Groundbreaking, Job Advocate Group Protests

As Officials Celebrate Historic Hunters Point Project Groundbreaking, Job Advocate Group Protests

San Francisco city officials broke ground today on a massive, decades-long redevelopment project in the city’s Hunters Point neighborhood. Mayor Ed Lee, former Mayor Willie…

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…

Fiona Ma, Malia Cohen, And Eliana Lopez To Appear At Vagina Monologues Anti-Violence Against Women Benefit

A production of the play “The Vagina Monologues” will include well-known local elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries tonight in San Francisco. The benefit…