Affordable housing activists wanted a measure on November’s ballot, making it hard to for developers in San Francisco to build unless one-third of the new housing is reserved for renters in the low to moderate-income range.
If approved, the measure would incrementally increase the minimum wage in San Francisco, before it tops out at $15 an hour in 2018.
Two million customers from San Francisco’s Water Department are getting a collective pat on the back for reducing water consumption by at least 10 percent this summer.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will propose that a $15-an-hour minimum wage makes it on November’s ballot next week. The ordinance has already been approved by the board’s Rules Committee.
A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
In an effort to reduce the amount of human and animal excrement on the city’s streets, the San Francisco’s Department of Public Works will be begin a six-month pilot program on Tuesday that provide three portable bathrooms in the Tenderloin.
The measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.
It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco’s City’s Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.
Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.
San Francisco will consider lowering speed limits on city streets to as low as 20 miles an hour in some cases to achieve its goal of ending pedestrian fatalities.