SF Election 2014 Wrap Up: Chiu Leading Assembly Race; Incumbents Re-Elected; Soda Tax Falls Flat

SF Election 2014 Wrap Up: Chiu Leading Assembly Race; Incumbents Re-Elected; Soda Tax Falls Flat

David Chiu appears to be coming out in front of David Campos in the San Francisco race for District 17 state assemblymember, but the race…

Soda Tax Falls Flat in SF, Similar Measure Wins in Berkeley

Soda Tax Falls Flat in SF, Similar Measure Wins in Berkeley

Voters in San Francisco appear to have rejected a sugar-sweetened beverage tax on the ballot, according to unofficial election results. The tax of two cents…

Soda Tax Added to November Ballot

Soda Tax Added to November Ballot

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a November ballot measure to tax soda and sugary drinks today, but not with the unanimous vote they…

Proposed Soda Tax Gains Traction Ahead of Tuesday Supe Vote

Proposed Soda Tax Gains Traction Ahead of Tuesday Supe Vote

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee unanimously voted today to recommend a tax on soda and sugary beverages sold in the…

Sugar Shock: Two (Yes, Two) Supes Propose Separate Ballot Measures Censuring Those Who Purchase Sweet Drinks

Sugar Shock: Two (Yes, Two) Supes Propose Separate Ballot Measures Censuring Those Who Purchase Sweet Drinks

Two San Francisco supervisors are proposing separate ballot measures that would impose a tax on sugary beverages sold in the city. Supervisor Scott Wiener introduced…

Sweet Talk: Supe Wiener To Propose Surcharge For All Sodas Sold In SF

Sweet Talk: Supe Wiener To Propose Surcharge For All Sodas Sold In SF

Sodas and other sugary beverages could get more expensive in San Francisco under a tax being proposed by a city supervisor. At Tuesday’s board meeting,…