Mayor Ed Lee

(L-R) San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Francsico Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

SF Mayor Lee, Sheriff Mirkarimi Play Blame Game Over Pier 14 Shooting

In his first public comments about the shooting death of a woman by an illegal immigrant at Pier 14, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee blasted Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi over the handling of the suspect’s detainment, and the sheriff responded in kind

07/08/2015

Homeless Veterans Housing

Tech Leaders Donate $5 Million To House Homeless Veterans In SF Mission Bay

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

05/22/2015

General view of AT&T Park  prior to Opening Day on April 13, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Ed Lee Signs Bill Banning Smokeless Tobacco At City Playing Fields Including AT&T Park

San Francisco has become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields, including AT&T Park.

05/09/2015

A San Francisco police officer with a body camera that might be used by the department. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Body Cameras For All San Francisco Police Officers Proposed; 250 More Officers To Be Hired

The budget proposal from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee would also allow the city to 250 new police officers over the next two years.

04/30/2015

Homeless people seen across the street from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. (CBS)

Mayor Lee Says San Francisco On Track To End Veteran Homelessness This Year

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald expressed his support in San Francisco Wednesday for additional Bay Area resources to help get homeless veterans into stable housing.

04/22/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee: No Room For Homeless In Super Bowl 50 Fan Village

San Francisco’s plans for the Super Bowl City were revealed Tuesday, and while city officials count down to the kickoff they also must deal with large crowds of homeless who camp out in the heart of where the celebration is planned.

04/22/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Bans City Workers From Indiana Travel After Passage Of Religious Liberty Law

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is forbidding city employees from traveling to Indiana following Thursday’s enactment of a ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/26/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic Texts

The mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.

03/17/2015

A homeless encampment in San Francisco (CBS)

San Francisco Spending $3 Million A Year To Clean Up Homeless Encampments, Not Removing Them

They are becoming as much a part of the San Francisco cityscape as the trolley cars: Homeless camps, right out front for all to see.

03/11/2015

Disneyland. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Makes Light Of Disneyland Measles Cases At San Francisco Event

At an event in San Francisco Thursday night, Mayor Ed Lee joked about Disneyland and how it became the origin of a measles outbreak that began over the holidays.

02/05/2015

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