Mark Farrell

San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Set Aside City Funds For Parks San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a ballot measure this week that he said could generate an additional $350 million for city parks over the next 15 years.
Will San Francisco’s Last Gun Store Surrender To Proposed Gun Control Law?The only gun store within San Francisco city limits could close down, if a plan to make gun purchases tougher takes effect.
Planning Commission Recommends a 120 Night Per Year Hosting Cap On SF Airbnb RentalsSan Francisco's Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.
San Francisco’s Marina District Residents Want To Block Plans For Alcatraz Ferry Service From Fort MasonThe National Park Service has a plan the could move to the ferry service to Alcatraz from from Embarcadero to Fort Mason in the Marina District where some residents are fuming.
Bay Area Lawmakers Propose Ban On Chewing Tobacco At CA Baseball Parks Including AT&TState Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, introduced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at all organized baseball venues in the state. San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a similar ban that would include AT&T Park.
San Francisco May Ban Tobacco At All Baseball VenuesAs professional baseball players begin Spring Training, a San Francisco supervisor is expected to propose legislation banning tobacco use in all city venues where baseball is played.
San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November BallotA two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
Advocates Call On SF Supervisors To Help Growing LGBT Homeless Youth Population Advocates for San Francisco's LGBT homeless youth were at San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to ask for more housing and support services.
San Francisco Supervisor Spearheads Effort To Implement Laura’s Law After Santa Barbara Killing Spree Last weekend’s shooting rampage in the town of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, which left six people dead— including the shooter, has revived the debate over Laura's Law in San Francisco.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve $1.4 Million In Homeless OutreachA San Francisco Supervisors' committee held another hearing Wednesday on homelessness; the same week the full board approved $1.4 million for the city’s homeless outreach.
San Francisco Lawmakers Begin Series Of Hearings On Homelessness San Francisco lawmakers have begun a series of hearings on homelessness in the city, which focuses on cost-effective strategies to house the homeless.
San Francisco To Get Free Wi-Fi In City Parks, Open SpacesThe $600,000 gift from Google will allow for free public wireless Internet access at several parks, recreation centers and plazas across the city.
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