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David Campos

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San Francisco Looks At Preserving Character Of Mission District

An influx of new people may permanently change the face of San Francisco’s Mission District. One city leader is looking at creating a cultural district to preserve the area’s Latino character.

04/22/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Landlords Threaten To Sue City Over Increased Ellis Act Fees

A group of San Francisco landlords said they are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to increase the amount of tenant relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions.

04/09/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

CCSF Chancellor Wants Independent Review Of Clash Between Protesters, Police

City College of San Francisco Chancellor Art Tyler plans to propose initiatives to promote respectful dialogue on campus and calling for an independent review of campus police officers’ response to student and faculty protests last week that turned violent, officials said Wednesday.

03/20/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

San Francisco City College Protesters Rally At City Hall After Clash With Police

After a protest that led to City College of San Francisco students being pepper sprayed and arrested on campus Thursday, students and faculty came to City Hall on Friday to continue their call for the reinstatement of the school’s elected board of trustees.

03/14/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

San Francisco Pledges To Boost Traffic Safety After Deadly Crashes

San Francisco city leaders and police officials pledged during a joint hearing at City Hall Thursday night to strengthen enforcement of traffic violations and work to prevent fatal collisions as more and more cars, bicycles and pedestrians make their way around the city.

01/17/2014

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco Supervisors Criticize Anti-Abortion Banners On Market St.

Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have taken aim at anti-abortion banners placed on busy Market Street.

01/15/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Tech Influx Hikes SF Rents

San Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.

12/16/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Ellis Act Evictions Surge 170 Percent In Last Three Years

Ellis Act evictions in San Francisco have increased 170 percent over the last three years, according to a report made by the city.

11/05/2013

Supervisor David Campos (Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY)

Some San Francisco Supervisors See ‘Epidemic’ Of Ellis Act Evictions

Members of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are considering the City declare a State of Emergency over what they claim is an epidemic number of rising Ellis Act evictions.

10/24/2013

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Considers Limiting Police Cooperation With Immigration Officials

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering legislation that would prevent local law enforcement from putting immigration holds on individuals scheduled for jail release.

09/24/2013

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