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SEIU Local 1021 protests tax breaks for corporations at SF City Hall (photo by Anna Duckworth)

San Francisco City Workers Protest Twitter, Corporate Tax Breaks On City Hall Steps

A loud lunch-hour protest at San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday took aim at corporate tax breaks for Twitter and other tech companies.

03/19/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other dignitaries attend a groundbreaking for the remodeling of the Bayview Opera House and the Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Oldest Theater Is In The Bayview; Will Undergo Renovation

Not many realize San Francisco’s oldest theater is located in the Bayview District. Built in 1888, the Bayview Opera House and Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre will undergo a $5.3 million renovation.

03/12/2014

(CBS)

SF ‘Fair Chance’ Law Would End Criminal Background Check Box On Housing, Job Applications

San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.

01/28/2014

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

San Francisco Approves Rules, Fees For Tech Company Shuttle Buses

City transportation officials approved a new pilot plan Tuesday to regulate private employee shuttles operated by tech giants such as Facebook and Google and charge a fee for the vehicles to use public bus stops.

01/21/2014

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

Google Gives Talking Points To Employees For SF Hearing On Fate Of Employee Shuttle Buses

Google has offered some talking points for workers in hopes that they will voice support to San Francisco officials for the continued service of their armada of private buses at a meeting Tuesday before city supervisors.

01/21/2014

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco Supervisors Criticize Anti-Abortion Banners On Market St.

Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have taken aim at anti-abortion banners placed on busy Market Street.

01/15/2014

(CBS)

San Francisco Non-Profits May Get Rent Subsidies In Newly-Proposed Legislation

San Francisco non-profits being squeezed by rising commercial rents may soon be getting a bail out from the City with newly proposed legislation to subsidize their rent.

01/10/2014

Soda vending machine (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Sugary Beverages Cost SF Millions In Health Care Expenses

A new report from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Legislative Analyst has found that the consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages costs San Francisco residents millions in health care expenses.

12/12/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building 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)

SF Supervisor Proposes 2 New Affordable Options For Tenants

San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ President David Chiu is seeking affordable housing options for tenants with two proposals. One deals with Ellis Act evictions and the other with in-law units.

11/26/2013

Food Bank

New Report Shows Hunger A Real Issue In San Francisco

The findings from the San Francisco Food Security Task Force show that one in four San Franciscans are at risk of missing meals and going hungry.

11/21/2013

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