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San Francisco Board of Supervisors

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

Hot Tamales

San Francisco Supe Working On Solution For Tamale Lady

A week after a San Francisco bar said it would no longer be able to allow the “Tamale Lady” to serve her famous food at its establishment, a city supervisor said Tuesday he is working on a solution.

06/19/2013

Muni Bus

San Francisco Supervisor Says Muni Unprepared For Population Growth

A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Muni is not only doing a poor job of serving current riders, but has no plans to meet the demands of a growing population and workforce.

06/11/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Wants SF Workers Offered Flexible Schedules

A proposal by the chairman of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would allow workers to request flexible working hours from their employers.

06/11/2013

(Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SFMTA Moves Toward Ban On Overnight RV Parking

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency voted on Tuesday to move ahead with a program to limit the parking of oversized vehicles on the city streets.

06/05/2013

San Francisco City Hall

SF Supes Urge Congress To Include Same-Sex Couples In Immigration Bill

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on Tuesday urging the inclusion of same-sex couples in any immigration bill as a message to Congress.

06/04/2013

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