Mayor Ed Lee

(l-r) Supervisors Mark Farrell from District 2, Scott Wiener from District 8 and Jane Kim from District 6 are sworn in at a San Francisco City Hall, January 8, 2011.

Bill Would Force SF New Property Owners To Hold Buildings For 5 Years Before Evictions

A San Francisco state senator is introducing a bill on Monday where new property buyers in the city would be forced to own their buildings for five years before they could evict renters.

02/24/2014

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

SF’s Mayor Lee Looks To Feds For Water Infrastructure Help

San Francisco officials are looking at how the city can better use recycled water as supplies steadily dwindle and Mayor Ed Lee, who’s still in Washington, D.C. after last night’s State of the Union address, said he’s seeking federal assistance for infrastructure.

01/29/2014

A man holds a crack pipe. (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Free Crack Pipe Advocates Plan SF Giveaway Despite City Opposition

Supporters of a plan to hand out clean crack pipes to San Francisco drug users say they’re not swayed by city opposition and plan to hand them out anyway.

01/28/2014

Photos: Giants At The White House

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee To Attend President’s State Of The Union Address As Special Guest

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will attend the State of the Union address Tuesday evening as a special guest of President Obama.

01/28/2014

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

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