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Construction workers assemble a concrete pump on May 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Measure Compromised By Mayor Lee’s Negotiations With Supervisor

Affordable housing activists wanted a measure on November’s ballot, making it hard to for developers in San Francisco to build unless one-third of the new housing is reserved for renters in the low to moderate-income range.

07/30/2014

Tenderloin Pit Stop (photo courtesy SFPD Tenderloin Station)

San Francisco Rolls Out Portable Bathroom Program In Tenderloin To Curtail Human Waste On Streets

In an effort to reduce the amount of human and animal excrement on the city’s streets, the San Francisco’s Department of Public Works will be begin a six-month pilot program on Tuesday that provide three portable bathrooms in the Tenderloin.

07/15/2014

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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

SF groups protest a planned Ellis Act conviction Wednesday. (CBS)

SF Politicians, Tenant’s Rights Groups Rally To Support Family Facing Ellis Act Eviction

Politicians and tenant’s rights activists blocked the stairwell of a Jackson Street apartment building in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for the Lee family who are scheduled to be evicted under the Ellis Act because a new property owner bought their building.

09/25/2013

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

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For SF’s Transbay Tower

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held in San Francisco for the 61-story Transbay Tower at First and Mission Streets. It will be the tallest building on the West Coast and the focus of the new transportation hub.

03/27/2013

Former Polish President and Nobel Peace Laureate Lech Walesa. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

San Francisco Street May Be Renamed After Walesa’s Anti-Gay Remarks

A San Francisco supervisor said Tuesday that she is considering introducing legislation at next week’s board meeting to change the name of a street after its namesake, a Polish politician, made anti-gay remarks earlier this month.

03/13/2013

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

Another San Francisco Supe Supports Mirkarimi Recall

Another member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Monday that she would support a recall effort against Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who was reinstated last week.

10/15/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

SF Supervisor Who Reinstated Mirkarimi Would Support Recall

A San Francisco supervisor who voted to reinstate embattled Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to his job said she would still support a recall effort to remove him from office.

10/12/2012

Tents at the Occupy SF encampment in Justin Herman Plaza, October 27, 2011. (CBS)

Rumors Of Occupy San Francisco Raid Prove Untrue

While Occupy San Francisco protesters repeatedly said they anticipated some kind of police action late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning to clear their protest site at Justin Herman Plaza, such a raid never materialized.

10/27/2011

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