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San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

San Francisco Supervisor Chiu Seeking State Assembly Seat

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu announced Thursday his candidacy for a state Assembly seat.

09/13/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Public Utilities Commission Halts Plan For Green Energy Program

In a stunning defeat for green power advocates, San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission has halted a decade-old plan to develop a city-operated power program to generate clean energy for residents.

08/14/2013

Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew. (CBS)

Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew Out Of Prison, In Halfway House

After serving five years in federal prison for bribery and extortion, KPIX 5 has learned that former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew has been released and is living in a halfway house in the city’s Tenderloin district.

08/06/2013

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SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population Growth

San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.

07/23/2013

A plane flies over Copacabana Beach trailing a 'Laureus Sport For Good' banner during day 1 of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards on March 9,2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images for Laureus)

San Francisco Supervisors Eye Possible Ban On Aerial Advertising

Planes with advertising banners may become a thing of the past in the skies above San Francisco.

07/22/2013

Kaiser Permanente

SF Supes Urged To Refuse Kaiser Rate Increase For City Workers

San Francisco city labor unions are telling the Board of Supervisors to say no to a Kaiser Permanente rate increase.

07/11/2013

Rainbow flags line the courtyard at San Francisco's City Hall (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supe Begins Saying Pledge Of Allegiance After DOMA Struck Down

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim said the Pledge of Alliance for the first time at the start of Tuesday’s board meeting in what she said was a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last month to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

07/10/2013

Hot Tamales

San Francisco’s Talmale Lady Fundraising To Start Restaurant

San Francisco’s “Tamale Lady,” who was banned earlier this month from selling her famous food at local restaurants, launched a crowd-sourced fundraising campaign Thursday to set up a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the city’s Mission District.

06/27/2013

Homeless people set up camp under a freeway overpass in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Delays Requiring Proof Of Residency For Homeless Services

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors delayed the scheduled starting date in a plan that would require proof of residency by families seeking shelter through the city’s resources.

06/21/2013

A food truck in the region. (CBS/ Getty Images)

SF Supes Hope New Legislation Will End Fights Over Food Trucks

New legislation by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors aims to give food trucks more breathing room while keeping them at a distance from public schools.

06/19/2013

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