The race for mayor in San Francisco could become a serious showdown. Rumors of State Sen. Mark Leno challenging incumbent Mayor Ed Lee are picking up steam, and Leno is not denying the possibility of a campaign.
After San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces Intention For Second Term, Progressives Say He’s ‘Beatable’
While San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee made the announcement on Thursday that he will run for re-election on Thursday, The city’s progressives think he will face serious a serious challenge as the city’s wealth gap widens.
A real estate taxation measure on San Francisco’s ballot prompted dueling rallies on the steps of City Hall Monday morning.
The bill by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco is headed back to the Senate for a final vote on amendments.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”
A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.
San Francisco has lost its bid, for now, to change state law to make it harder to evict renters from housing properties. City officials are trying to change California’s Ellis Act to help reduce rental evictions.
A bill that would allow the city of San Francisco to limit the mass eviction of tenants in rent-controlled properties has squeaked through the state Senate after the author agreed to make changes.
The measure passed after a few tweaks by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco. It heads to the Assembly this summer.
Bills that could have a big impact on Bay Area residents have failed this week in the state Senate, including a proposal that would have strengthened the Ellis Act, as it applies to landlords in San Francisco.