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San Francisco Department of Public Works

Tenderloin Pit Stop (photo courtesy SFPD Tenderloin Station)

San Francisco Rolls Out Portable Bathroom Program In Tenderloin To Curtail Human Waste On Streets

In an effort to reduce the amount of human and animal excrement on the city’s streets, the San Francisco’s Department of Public Works will be begin a six-month pilot program on Tuesday that provide three portable bathrooms in the Tenderloin.

07/15/2014

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Traffic Light Installed At SF Corner Where Teen Was Killed In Suspected DUI Crash

A new traffic beacon installed at the corner of Sloat Blvd. and Forest View Dr. is the first of its kind in San Francisco and only the second in the state.

09/26/2013

Customers line up alongside food trucks in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Parking Crackdown Targets San Francisco Food Trucks

Food trucks in San Francisco’s Financial District will soon have to follow the same parking rules as everyone else, following new regulations that became law last month.

08/15/2013

San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: San Francisco Homeowners Asked To Trim Trees, Some Face Fines

Recently, the City of San Francisco has placed the care of trees along sidewalks, also known as street trees, in the hands of residents. For some property owners, the move has proved costly.

07/18/2013

Raw sewage oozes onto the sidewalk in San Francisco's Noe Valley.

SF Sidewalk Cleaners Can’t Keep Up With The Call Of Nature

San Francisco has been trying to clean the stench of urine from its streets, an aroma that in several neighborhoods serves as a daily reminder of the failure of a quality of life law passed more than a decade ago.

07/11/2013

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Market Street To Get $700K Re-Paving Job; 1st In 30 Years

The stretch of San Francisco’s Market Street from 6th Street to Van Ness Avenue is getting re-paved this weekend starting Friday night.

06/06/2013

Bicycle commuters ride past palm trees in front of the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Diseased SF Embarcadero Palm Trees Will Be Costly To Replace

Dozens of the palm trees San Francisco planted after Loma Prieta to evoke feelings of California dreaming along the Embarcadero have been dying a slow death, a city official said Thursday.

05/16/2013

parking meter

San Francisco Supervisor Seeks App To Keep Drivers From Being Towed

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.

04/04/2013

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Great Highway $7.3M Facelift Begins; Roadway To Remain Open

The Great Highway is getting re-paved as part of a $7.3 million improvement project, but will only be partially shut down for traffic.

01/16/2013

'Vigilante, Vigilante' graffiti ad.

San Francisco Anti-Graffiti Crews Busy Cleaning Up Illegal Ads For Graffiti Doc

Illegally posted advertisements for a documentary about anti-graffiti vigilantes were keeping anti-graffiti crews from the San Francisco Department of Public Works busy.

CBS San Francisco–08/13/2011

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