San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Having your car towed in San Francisco is a pricey proposition. Supervisor David Chiu has asked the San Francisco Police Department, the Department of Public Works and transportation officials to help find ways to prevent drivers from being towed.
The legislation would require the seismic retrofit of soft-story buildings, with the hope of preventing the loss of thousands of apartments in a major earthquake.
The proposal, by Sup. David Chiu, was drafted in response to neighbor complaints that that there are simply too many places offering alcohol on the strip, between California and O’Farrell streets. There are 45 active alcohol permits in the area.
As promised, a small group of nudists on Friday re-filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging a city of San Francisco ban on nakedness on public streets, sidewalks and transit vehicles.
A San Francisco supervisor said Tuesday that she is considering introducing legislation at next week’s board meeting to change the name of a street after its namesake, a Polish politician, made anti-gay remarks earlier this month.
Two ordinances targeting the sale and possession of certain ammunition in San Francisco were given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
While the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is set to launch a bicycle sharing program in downtown, Supervisor Scott Weiner wants the program available throughout the city.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved tax relief and reimbursements for city employees with same-sex partners.
San Francisco city employees will soon receive tax relief for health benefits they receive for their same-sex partners in legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
Tang, 29, will replace Chu, whom Lee announced earlier this month he would appoint as the city’s assessor-recorder, a position left vacant after Phil Ting was elected to the state Assembly in November.