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Demonstrators hold American flags near the entrance to the US Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, California on July 7, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisors To Fund Relief Efforts For Undocumented Children Crossing Border

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to fund relief efforts for as many as 250 children a month, according to some immigrant advocates, that are arriving in the country.

07/21/2014

Urban Agriculture

San Francisco Supervisors Consider Tax Breaks To Seed Urban Garden Growth

A new proposal before the Board of Supervisors would give significant tax breaks for property owners willing to set aside their empty lots as urban gardens.

07/20/2014

A customer shops for soft drinks in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. According to a report by Beverage Digest, sales of carbonated soft drinks in the United States fell 1.2 percent in 2012 to 9.17 billion cases. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Soda Tax Plan Step Closer To Getting Onto November Ballot

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee unanimously voted today to recommend a tax on soda and sugary beverages sold in the city for the November ballot.

07/16/2014

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos (SF Board of Supervisors)

San Francisco Supervisor Avalos Admits To Affair With Top Aide Who Is Now On Leave

An aide to a San Francisco supervisor is on leave after it was revealed Wednesday that she was romantically involved with her boss.

07/16/2014

Airfield Safety Officers honored at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on July 8, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

SFO Airfield Safety Officers Receive Commendations For Response Following Asiana Crash

The five Airfield Safety Officers were honored at Tuesday’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting.

07/09/2014

San Francisco City Hall (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Laura’s Law

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.

07/09/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive Commendations

The Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.

07/06/2014

airbnb

Airbnb Starts Collecting Hotel Tax In Portland— San Francisco Likely To Be Next

Airbnb began collecting hotel taxes Tuesday for all of its reservations in Portland, Oregon and is expected to soon do the same in San Francisco.

07/01/2014

A woman was struck by a Lyft ridesharing car in San Francisco's Nob Hill on January 17, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Examines Potential Speed Limit Reductions To Achieve Ending Pedestrian Fatalities

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.

06/25/2014

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AT&T Park’s Concession Stand Workers May Be Getting More Job Security

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.

06/03/2014

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