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A plane flies over Copacabana Beach trailing a 'Laureus Sport For Good' banner during day 1 of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards on March 9,2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images for Laureus)

San Francisco Supervisors Eye Possible Ban On Aerial Advertising

Planes with advertising banners may become a thing of the past in the skies above San Francisco.

07/22/2013

Rainbow flags line the courtyard at San Francisco's City Hall (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supe Begins Saying Pledge Of Allegiance After DOMA Struck Down

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim said the Pledge of Alliance for the first time at the start of Tuesday’s board meeting in what she said was a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last month to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

07/10/2013

Hot Tamales

San Francisco’s Talmale Lady Fundraising To Start Restaurant

San Francisco’s “Tamale Lady,” who was banned earlier this month from selling her famous food at local restaurants, launched a crowd-sourced fundraising campaign Thursday to set up a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the city’s Mission District.

06/27/2013

A food truck in the region. (CBS/ Getty Images)

SF Supes Hope New Legislation Will End Fights Over Food Trucks

New legislation by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors aims to give food trucks more breathing room while keeping them at a distance from public schools.

06/19/2013

Hot Tamales

San Francisco Supe Working On Solution For Tamale Lady

A week after a San Francisco bar said it would no longer be able to allow the “Tamale Lady” to serve her famous food at its establishment, a city supervisor said Tuesday he is working on a solution.

06/19/2013

Muni Bus

San Francisco Supervisor Says Muni Unprepared For Population Growth

A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Muni is not only doing a poor job of serving current riders, but has no plans to meet the demands of a growing population and workforce.

06/11/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Legislation Moves Forward

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday approved a legislation package designed to improve pedestrian safety. The full board was expected to consider it next week.

06/04/2013

San Francisco Muni

Muni Delays Reportedly Cost Commuters $50M In Lost Productivity

San Francisco Municipal Railway service disruptions cost commuters at least $50 million in economic production annually and the system remains far away from its on-time service goals, according to a report released Tuesday by city officials.

05/28/2013

Passengers board a San Francisco Muni bus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Exploring Ticket Surcharge On Events To Help Muni

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is looking at the possibility of placing a small surcharge on tickets for festivals and sporting events to raise revenue for the San Francisco Municipal Railway system.

05/22/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

San Francisco Airport Won’t Be Renamed After Harvey Milk

Supervisor David Campos said he has abandoned the idea of putting a ballot measure on the city ballot asking voters to approve the name change he proposed in January.

05/07/2013

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