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Barbara Taylor

Water levels are low at the San Luis Reservoir, near Los Banos, California on March 11, 2009. (Robyn Beck / Getty Images)

As State Suffers Through Drought, SF Asks Residents To Cut Use

San Francisco city officials asked residents Friday to cut back on their water usage.

01/31/2014

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San Francisco Asks Its Water Customers To Cut Usage By 10 Percent

After Gov. Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency for California’s drought last week, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is asking customers to cut back water usage by ten percent.

01/28/2014

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SF ‘Fair Chance’ Law Would End Criminal Background Check Box On Housing, Job Applications

San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.

01/28/2014

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San Francisco Looks To Address Shortage Of Taxi Drivers

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is waiving the new taxi driver permit application fee until the end of March, in hopes of attracting new drivers.

01/22/2014

Many San Francisco Residents Complain About AT&T Utility Boxes

They have complained the boxes are unsightly, an eyesore, and too large for their streets.

01/15/2014

A photo illustration of rings on a gas hob on October 17, 2013 in London, England. British Gas, who supply energy to almost eight million households in the UK, have announced price increases of at least 8.4% which will come into effect on November 23, 2013. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Last Month’s Cold Snap Equals Big Gas Bill For PG&E Customers

Many PG&E customers are experiencing sticker shock this month as they open their latest gas bill that reflects last month’s record-setting cold snap.

01/14/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

San Francisco Mayor, Police Chief Seek Ways To Curb Pedestrian Deaths

Since New Year’s Eve, three pedestrians have been fatally struck by vehicles on San Francisco streets. The rise in deaths has prompted the mayor and police chief to take action to make streets safer.

01/09/2014

Cable Car Climbs Hyde Street

Organization Wants To Make San Francisco Trees City’s Responsibility Again

Friends of the Urban Forest want the City of San Francisco to once again be in charge of city trees and have a proposal, but so far funding has been the main issue.

01/08/2014

Nude activist Gypsy Taub is arrested by San Francisco police officers as he protests San Francisco's new ban on nudity at San Francisco City Hall on February 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California. At least four nude activists were arrested as they protested San Francisco's new ban on nudity in public places. The measure proposed by Supervisor Scott Wiener is being challenged by activists who call the ordinance unfair because it grants exceptions for nudity at permitted public events. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nude Activists Get Married, Arrested At San Francisco City Hall

Two nude activists got married in front of San Francisco City Hall on Thursday and were promptly arrested and issued a citation.

12/19/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Addresses Lack Of Affordable Housing With Construction Push

Responding to a lack of affordable housing in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee announced an executive order putting construction of new units on the fast track. The move comes amid protests over an increasing number of evictions under the state’s Ellis Act.

12/18/2013

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