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Illegal Tobacco Sales To Youth Drop In San Francisco

Despite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.

07/03/2013

A bicyclist rides her bicycle down Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Shop Owners, Bike Advocates Battle Over Polk Street Bike Lane Proposal

The proposal being looked at would eliminate parking and build a bike lane on one side of the busy street.

04/09/2013

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Oakland Lures Holiday Shoppers With Free Saturday Parking

Merchants and shoppers in the City of Oakland are receiving a holiday gift: free parking on Saturdays. It’s something of a gift for the merchants, too: business owners hope it will allow them to compete with the malls and big box stores during the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season.

11/26/2012

Mitt Romney campaign buttons on a display. (Photo by Chris Maddaloni/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images)

KCBS Exclusive: Small Vendors Barred From Republican National Convention By Romney Campaign

In this KCBS exclusive, reporter Doug Sovern at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, found out that the Romney campaign has barred merchants from selling their wares at the event, instead setting up their own store.

08/30/2012

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

Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban

After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.

06/13/2012

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

Berkeley Council Considers Putting Sidewalk Sitting Ban On Ballot

City leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.

06/12/2012

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

Berkeley Mayor Wants To Ban Sitting On Sidewalks

Berkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city’s commercial sidewalks.

06/03/2012

The Occupy San Francisco encampment at Justin Herman Plaza (CBS)

Despite Merchant Complaints, Mayor Lee Won’t Remove Occupy SF

Despite recent arrests at the Occupy SF encampment and complaints from nearby merchants, Mayor Ed Lee said Wednesday that there were no immediate plans to remove the encampment.

11/10/2011

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San Francisco’s Sit-Lie Law Proves Successful In The Haight

The controversial San Francisco law has been enforced for six months, with mainly positive results.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/20/2011

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at the Corridors Program Press Conference August 3, 2011. (SF Department of Public Works)

San Francisco Announces Beautification Project Along Bayview Corridor

Some of San Francisco’s busiest corridors are getting a clean up and restoration through a Department of Public Works program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

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