Longtime HIV/AIDS Activist Appointed District 8 San Francisco SupervisorMayor Ed Lee has appointed a longtime HIV and AIDS activist as District 8 supervisor, the mayor's office announced Friday morning.
Progressives Could Lose Majority On SF Board Of SupervisorsThe balance of power on San Francisco's Board of Supervisors could be set to shift following Tuesday's election, in which six board seats were up for grabs.
Building Inspectors Face Tough Questions At Hearing On Leaning SF High-RiseSupervisor Aaron Peskin grilled members of the city's Department of Building Inspection Friday on why the design of the Millennium Tower was not reviewed more rigorously when the department first approved the design.
Lawmakers Pass CCSF Free Tuition Resolution, Send Plan To Tax Rich Homebuyers To VotersSan Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 in favor of a resolution to make CCSF free to residents and city workers.
San Francisco Gun Safety Proposal Passed Unanimously By Board Of SupervisorsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to pass a package of gun safety policies that has already prompted San Francisco’s last remaining gun shop to shutter its doors this week.
SF Supes Approve 'Comfort Women' Memorial To WWII Sex Slaves For Japanese SoldiersOvercoming the opposition of the Japanese government and some Bay Area Japanese-Americans, San Francisco Supervisors have voted to build a memorial to so-called "comfort women" who were sex slaves during World War II.
Funding Request For New Jail In San Jose ClearedThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to support an application to request state money to fund a new jail facility in San Jose.
National Beverage Group Sues City Of San Francisco; Claims Soda Warnings, Ad Ban Violate First AmendmentThe American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Health Warnings For Sugary Beverage AdsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
SF Supervisor Short 4 Votes In Call For Mission District Housing MoratoriumSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos and a coalition of activists are calling for a moratorium on the construction of market-rate housing in the City's Mission District.
Smokeless Tobacco Ban Approved For Sports Fields In San Francisco, Including AT&T ParkThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a ban Tuesday on smokeless tobacco use at sports fields, including AT&T Park.
Supervisor Jane Kim Leads Effort To Disarm San Francisco Muni’s Private Security GuardsSupervisor Jane Kim is leading an effort in San Francisco to disarm the private security guards who escort Muni fare box cash collectors, Critics say it would leave the Muni employees sitting ducks for robberies.