Assemblyman Ammiano To Propose Ellis Act Revisions For SFState Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is bringing legislation to Sacramento which could change the Ellis Act—the provisional law that has been used as a method for tenant evictions in San Francisco.
San Francisco Supervisor Chiu Seeking State Assembly SeatSan Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu announced Thursday his candidacy for a state Assembly seat.
Boy Scouts’ Proposal Excludes Gay Adults, Bay Area Lawmakers OffendedA proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay scouts, but to continue to exclude gay adults from serving as leaders has offended two gay legislators from San Francisco.
Supervisor Drums Up Support For Renaming SFO After Harvey MilkA San Francisco supervisor has been trying to drum up support for a ballot measure that would rename San Francisco International Airport after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.
Bill Moves To Limit Federal Fingerprint Program In CaliforniaA key policy committee recently approved legislation that would limit the state's participation in a federal fingerprinting program that calls for local jails to help immigration officials deport arrestees who are in the United States illegally.
Domestic Workers Rally In San Francisco Following Movie ReleaseIn connection with the release of the movie, The Help, domestic workers rallied in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
California Assemblyman Pushes For Changes In Pot Prosecution State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced legislation that would decrease penalties for people convicted of illegally growing marijuana, in certain cases.