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Phil Ting

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Assessor Finds Broken Laws In Majority Of SF Foreclosures

The City and County of San Francisco’s Office of Assessor-Recorder released a report Wednesday saying that a review of nearly 400 foreclosures in the county revealed that bank and lender mistakes were found in nearly 99% of the cases.

02/15/2012

Candidates for San Francisco mayor appear at a debate at the City Club of San Francisco, October 10, 2011. (CBS)

Few Distinctions In Latest San Francisco Mayoral Debate

The 11 candidates vying to be the next mayor of San Francisco all sounded remarkably similar Monday as they fielded questions about transportation, jobs, homelessness, even public nudity.

10/11/2011

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San Francisco Group Targets Banks On Foreclosures

A group of San Francisco city leaders and Bayview residents who were foreclosed on gathered at City Hall Thursday, seeking legislative action against Wall Street and banks.

09/22/2011

Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

San Francisco Activists Call On Candidates To Stop Bashing Ed Lee

Activists in San Francisco’s large Chinese American community gathered in Chinatown Wednesday to call on mayoral candidates to stop bashing Mayor Ed Lee.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

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

Lee Candidacy Would Transform San Francisco Mayor’s Race

With indications growing that San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will run for election this fall, political pundits and the candidates themselves must reconsider the odds of who might win the election.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/28/2011

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Lee Changes Tune, Considers Run For San Francisco Mayor

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has changed his tune on whether he will run for mayor in November, saying Tuesday he is considering a run after months of saying he had no plans to join the race.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011

San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

San Francisco Assessor Announces Additional $50M In Tax Revenue

San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting announced Wednesday that his office generated an additional $50 million in property tax revenue above expectations, helping the city close a large budget deficit for the coming fiscal year.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2011

Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

Proposed Shark Fin Ban Makes Waves In SF

A California proposal to outlaw the title ingredient in shark fin soup, a traditional Chinese delicacy, has turned into a recipe for controversy in San Francisco, home to the nation’s oldest Chinatown.

CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

real estate, housing, home, property

San Francisco Assessor: Lower Property Value Means Lower Taxes

San Francisco’s Assessor is urging property owners to come in and ask for a tax break if they think the value of their property is down.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/26/2011

Parking ticket

San Francisco’s Assessor Launches Parking Ticket Revolt

Thousands of people have signed San Francisco Assessor Phil Ting’s petition to stop excessive ticket writing.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/20/2011

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