A group of San Francisco supervisors has proposed a ban on wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The ban would apply to movie shoots, circus acts and street performers, although domesticated horses are exempt.
On Monday, Katy Tang replaces David Chiu as president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. It’s the highest position in City Hall ever won by an Asian-American woman.
San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee was at the intersection of Sunset Blvd. and Yorba on Monday for the installation of a pedestrian countdown signal as part of the city’s $3.3 million dollar efforts to make city streets safer.
A new traffic beacon installed at the corner of Sloat Blvd. and Forest View Dr. is the first of its kind in San Francisco and only the second in the state.
A San Francisco supervisor introduced legislation Tuesday that would establish new health and safety requirements for massage parlors in the city to prevent sexual and other illicit activity at the businesses.
Tang, 29, will replace Chu, whom Lee announced earlier this month he would appoint as the city’s assessor-recorder, a position left vacant after Phil Ting was elected to the state Assembly in November.