David Chiu

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco Supervisors To Face Each Other In Runoff For State Assembly Seat

Two San Francisco supervisors will face each other in a runoff race for one of the city’s state assembly seats this November following Tuesday’s primary election.

06/04/2014

Solar panels installed on the roof of Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall Goes Solar, Gets Called ‘Green And Clean’

558 solar panels were installed on the roof of Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the GoSolarSF incentive that aims to shrink the city’s carbon footprint and conserve energy.

04/30/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Seeks To Regulate Home-Sharing Services Such As Airbnb Over Eviction Concerns

As the popularity of online services like Airbnb have risen, legislation was introduced in San Francisco on Tuesday to halt people from converting their apartments into short-term vacation rentals.

04/15/2014

Giants mascot Lou Seal rappelled down the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on March 27, 2014, as part of the "City Skyline Challenge" fundraiser for Outward Bound. (Sascha Lekach at Bay City News Service)

Leaders, Giants Mascot Rappel Down San Francisco Hotel For Charity

A state senator, a San Francisco supervisor, a former 49ers football player—even the Giants mascot Lou Seal—jumped off a downtown hotel building Thursday afternoon as part of a fundraiser for Outward Bound California.

03/27/2014

Leland Yee arrives at the San Francisco Federal Building in custody. (CBS)

SF City Hall Shocked by State Sen. Leland Yee’s Alleged Criminal Activity

While there had been rumors of improper behavior by State Sen. Leland Yee, the scope of the indictment has many at City Hall by shocked after his arrest Wednesday.

03/27/2014

Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Ban Sale Of Bottled Water In Unanimous Vote

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban the sale of bottled water on public property.

03/04/2014

Worker drinks a bottle of water while working outdoors

SF’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban Proposal Puts Industry Against Environmentalists

San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.

02/25/2014

Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Legislators Tweaking Proposal To Ban Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles In San Francisco

Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City’s Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.

02/17/2014

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisors Look To Put Sugary Drink Tax On Ballot

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday introduced a measure for the November ballot that would impose a 2 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city.

02/05/2014

(CBS)

San Francisco Non-Profits May Get Rent Subsidies In Newly-Proposed Legislation

San Francisco non-profits being squeezed by rising commercial rents may soon be getting a bail out from the City with newly proposed legislation to subsidize their rent.

01/10/2014

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