Oil-By-Rail Safety Report Says California Needs More Inspectors, New Technology To Prevent Derailments
The California Public Utilities Commission and the state’s Interagency Rail Safety Working Group have come up with recommendations to ensure that the state’s rail network is up to the task as the amount of crude oil that’s shipped into the state by rail is expected to rise substantially in the near future.
Even though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.
According to a new audit by the San Francisco Contoller’s Office, 96 percent of San Francisco General Hospital’s inventory didn’t match its records.
Legislation is moving forward at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force large employers in the hospitality industry to retain workers for at least 90 days if the company is sold.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unveiled a new budget to the Board of Supervisors, which includes nearly $100 million in funds to help make the city more affordable.
The measure passed after a few tweaks by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco. It heads to the Assembly this summer.
Advocates for San Francisco’s LGBT homeless youth were at San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to ask for more housing and support services.
San Francisco Supervisor Spearheads Effort To Implement Laura’s Law After Santa Barbara Killing Spree
Last weekend’s shooting rampage in the town of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, which left six people dead— including the shooter, has revived the debate over Laura’s Law in San Francisco.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is revving up the troops, so to speak, for this weekend’s Bay to Breakers race, but along with other city officials, he wants to remind attendees that it should be fun and safe.
A San Francisco Supervisors’ committee held another hearing Wednesday on homelessness; the same week the full board approved $1.4 million for the city’s homeless outreach.