Fundraiser Sends, 49er, Senator, And Lou Seal Off The Top Of SF Skyscraper

Fundraiser Sends, 49er, Senator, And Lou Seal Off The Top Of SF Skyscraper

A state senator, a San Francisco supervisor, a former 49ers football player—even the Giants mascot Lou Seal—jumped off a downtown hotel building this afternoon as…

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…

SF And LA Legislators Targeted By Prison Reform Advocates

SF And LA Legislators Targeted By Prison Reform Advocates

A coalition of advocacy groups today delivered letters to state legislators calling on them to act quickly reduce prison overcrowding and drop any plans for…

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…

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce today new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft…

Survivor Of Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Attempt Addresses Senate Committee

Survivor Of Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Attempt Addresses Senate Committee

The Senate Select Committee on Mental Health held a hearing in San Francisco today on suicide education and prevention strategies. The committee heard from individuals,…

Sorry, Emperor Norton: Legislators OK Plan To Name Western Span Of Bay Bridge After Willie Brown

Sorry, Emperor Norton: Legislators OK Plan To Name Western Span Of Bay Bridge After Willie Brown

State legislators today approved naming the western span of the Bay Bridge after former state Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown. The state…

AG Harris, Chief Suhr Laud Funding To Take Guns From Prohibited People

AG Harris, Chief Suhr Laud Funding To Take Guns From Prohibited People

California Attorney General Kamala Harris today lauded the passage and signing of legislation providing funding for a program to take guns away from prohibited people…

He Said, She Said: CW Nevius And Donna Sachet Square Off Over Booze Until 4 AM Proposal

He Said, She Said: CW Nevius And Donna Sachet Square Off Over Booze Until 4 AM Proposal

When State Senator Mark Leno proposed Senate Bill 635, which would let certain California businesses provide beverage service until 4 a.m., the response was immediate,…