Mayor Ed Lee

Fireworks erupt from the rim of Candlestick Park after the last 49ers game at the stadium, December 23, 2013. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Lee Congratulates 49ers For An “Amazing Last Season At Candlestick”

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee applauded the efforts of the San Francisco 49ers team Sunday evening despite their defeat in the final game of the 2013-14 season at the NFC Championship game against the Seattle Seahawks.

01/19/2014

A sign advertising apartments for rent is displayed in front of an apartment complex July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Targets SF Housing Market ‘Crisis’ In State Of City Address

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will deliver his State of the City address Friday at a Hunters Point housing construction site to unveil his seven-point plan to build 30-thousand more housing units by 2020.

01/17/2014

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Phil Matier: SF Mayor Lee Calls For End To Metered Sunday Parking

The city started charging for Sunday street parking last January and far exceeded the projected amount of money it was expecting to bring in.

01/15/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Seattle Mayors Bet On Food, Charity For NFC Championship Game 49ers V. Seahawks

Ice cream, chocolate, and Bloody Mary mix embody San Francisco and Seattle’s food scene, if the mayors’ 49ers v. Seahawks bets on Sunday’s game are any indication.

01/15/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

San Francisco Mayor, Police Chief Seek Ways To Curb Pedestrian Deaths

Since New Year’s Eve, three pedestrians have been fatally struck by vehicles on San Francisco streets. The rise in deaths has prompted the mayor and police chief to take action to make streets safer.

01/09/2014

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San Francisco, Charlotte Mayors Make Bets On 49ers-Panthers Playoff Game

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has made another bet on the 49ers as they prepare for this weekend’s NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Carolina Panthers.

01/07/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company Shuttles

Mayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.

01/06/2014

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San Francisco Mayor Makes Pitch For America’s Cup To Return

In a strong sign that the America’s Cup could return to San Francisco in 2017, Mayor Ed Lee has proposed to organizers that the main venue and team bases be centralized on the Embarcadero and that the schedule be more consistent and condensed.

12/23/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Disputes Link Between Soaring Tech Sector, Rising Rents

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has come to the defense of the city’s technology industry, saying the job growth in the tech sector should not be blamed for skyrocketing rents in the city.

12/19/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Addresses Lack Of Affordable Housing With Construction Push

Responding to a lack of affordable housing in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee announced an executive order putting construction of new units on the fast track. The move comes amid protests over an increasing number of evictions under the state’s Ellis Act.

12/18/2013

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