Mayor Lee, Supervisor Farrell Propose Amendments to Airbnb Law

Mayor Lee, Supervisor Farrell Propose Amendments to Airbnb Law

Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell have proposed amendments to San Francisco’s short-term rental law in hopes of making it more enforceable and streamlined….

State, Local Legislators Propose Ban on Chewing Tobacco at Ballparks

State, Local Legislators Propose Ban on Chewing Tobacco at Ballparks

Both California and San Francisco lawmakers have introduced legislation that could keep chewing tobacco out of baseball parks, including the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park….

Supes Adopt Ordinance Requiring Annual Report of All Subsidized Housing Evictions

Supes Adopt Ordinance Requiring Annual Report of All Subsidized Housing Evictions

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance today requiring city-funded contractors to submit annual reports to the city regarding all evictions from subsidized…

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…

Supe Farrell to Introduce Proposal to Adopt Public Sector Car-Sharing

Supe Farrell to Introduce Proposal to Adopt Public Sector Car-Sharing

San Francisco may soon save millions of dollars by reducing its fleet of city vehicles and adopting a government car-sharing program under legislation being introduced…

Students Offered $1000 To Suggest Even More Laws For San Francisco

Students Offered $1000 To Suggest Even More Laws For San Francisco

Students who suggest worthwhile improvements to San Francisco’s laws now have a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship and may see their ideas introduced to…

SF Reviving Program That Offers Financing Breaks For Homeowners Who Want To Go Greener

SF Reviving Program That Offers Financing Breaks For Homeowners Who Want To Go Greener

San Francisco homeowners could soon be able to participate again in a city program that will provide affordable financing options for energy efficiency projects in…

More Details Emerge After Four SFPD Officers Shoot Man In Marina District

More Details Emerge After Four SFPD Officers Shoot Man In Marina District

A man who was shot by police in San Francisco’s Marina District last weekend was armed with a gun that was firing blanks and had…

Officials: America’s Cup Still Good For Local Biz (Just Not As Good As Expected)

Officials: America’s Cup Still Good For Local Biz (Just Not As Good As Expected)

After Oracle Team USA’s comeback victory Wednesday in the America’s Cup, the business community is calling the sailing race an economic victory. Based on a…

Supe Proposes New Partnership To Provide Microfinance Loans To Businesses

Supe Proposes New Partnership To Provide Microfinance Loans To Businesses

A San Francisco supervisor proposed a new partnership Tuesday between the city and the microfinance organization Kiva to support local small businesses. Supervisor Mark Farrell…

SF’s Free Wi-Fi Zones To Include Alamo Square, Balboa Park, And Justin Herman Plaza

SF’s Free Wi-Fi Zones To Include Alamo Square, Balboa Park, And Justin Herman Plaza

Dozens of San Francisco parks, plazas and open spaces will soon be offering visitors free Wi-Fi, thanks to a partnership with tech giant Google, a…

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…

Board Of Supervisors To Consider Plan To Pull $521 Million Of Pension Fund Investments From Fossil Fuel Companies

Board Of Supervisors To Consider Plan To Pull $521 Million Of Pension Fund Investments From Fossil Fuel Companies

Fossil fuel companies should not be a part of San Francisco’s holdings in its pension funds for city employees, according to a resolution the Board…