You don’t need to be an oracle to have the foresight that traffic will be a bigger mess than usual this week in San Francisco, especially near Moscone Center where Oracle Open World is taking place.
Organizations representing rank-and-file firefighters in San Francisco are calling on the Mayor Ed Lee to replace Fire Chief Joanne Hayes White and get some new ideas in the department to deal with a crisis in public safety.
Lawsuit By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign Contributions
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been hit with a civil lawsuit accusing him of accepting illegal campaign donations from an undercover FBI agent involved in the corruption probe and State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, and 26 other defendants.
A $648-million contract signed Friday is helping shape the future of San Francisco’s public transportation system. The first of the new Muni LRVs should be ready by the end of 2016.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension
The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.
Former Mayor Art Agnos is calling on Mayor Ed Lee to come to the San Francisco Flower Mart building and tell the tenants what the city is going to do to protect them from eviction as its long-term lease is about to expire.
Enraged Paul McCartney Show-Goers Start Petition Demanding Refund Following Candlestick Parking Debacle
A Change.org petition is online to reclaim the ticket costs after what would-be concert-goers are calling “negligent lack of planning.” (Via LIVE 105)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was expected to tour Napa earthquake damage Tuesday to get a better view of the toll earthquakes can take on unreinforced masonry buildings similar to those in the big city.
San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection is hoping that the Napa earthquake will be a wakeup call for owners of 2,000 soft story apartment buildings that have not been screened for seismic safety.
With the continuing drought and dwindling water supplies, Bay Area-water agencies continue to explore a regional desalination project.