David Chiu

A man drinks a pint of beer. (Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Backing Plan To Ban New Bars On Polk Street

The proposal, by Sup. David Chiu, was drafted in response to neighbor complaints that that there are simply too many places offering alcohol on the strip, between California and O’Farrell streets. There are 45 active alcohol permits in the area.

04/02/2013

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

Lawmakers Pushing SF Ban On Plastic Water Bottles At Events, Parks

Environmentalists on Wednesday pushed for curbs on plastic water bottle sales in San Francisco City as well the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

03/27/2013

A man drinks a pint of beer. (Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Nob Hill Residents Lobby SF Supervisor For Moratorium On Bars

Residents of lower Nob Hill, frustrated with the raucous bar scene that has cropped up near Polk Street, have been pushing San Francisco officials for a moratorium on bars in the neighborhood.

02/21/2013

Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

Phil Matier: Re-Election Signals Behind The Scenes Victory For SF’s Chiu

His re-election was opposed by a number of board members and former ally, Chinatown political powerhouse Rose Pak.

01/10/2013

Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

Chiu Re-Elected As San Francisco Board Of Supervisors President

David Chiu was elected president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for a third time Tuesday.

01/08/2013

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Top San Francisco Officials Launch Campaign To End Domestic Violence

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other top city officials and advocates against domestic violence on Thursday to launch a new campaign called “Peace at Home.”

12/13/2012

US President Barack Obama Visits San Francisco | 06.06.12

President Obama Announces Bay Area Visit

Details were released this week of yet another planned visit to the Bay Area by President Barack Obama as he tries to raise money for his re-election campaign.

07/11/2012

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

SF Considering Mandatory Water Bottle Filling Stations In Renovated Buildings

The proposal would require new and renovated buildings in San Francisco to have bottle filling stations and access to tap water.

06/27/2012

Embarcadero Center in San Francisco (CBS)

San Francisco Controller’s Report Outlines Plan To Ditch City’s Payroll Tax

A new report from the San Francisco City Controller lays out a plan for businesses to switch from a payroll tax to a gross receipts tax.

05/11/2012

Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Critics Want Details on SF’s Agreement With Oracle CEO

Oracle CEO and billionaire Larry Ellison’s plans to bring the America’s Cup to San Francisco in 2013 just got a whole lot smaller and even still, critics of the race aren’t ready to sign off on the deal just yet.

02/28/2012

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