San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
President Barack Obama’s second term will kick off with much fanfare in Washington, D.C. this holiday weekend and the Bay Area will be well represented with local politicians, community leaders and residents in attendance.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee weighs in on how a plunge over the “fiscal cliff” could impact local health services.
The embattled head of the San Francisco Housing Authority, under investigation and being sued over complaints of bullying and intimidating employees, has now come under fire by low income tenants who live in the buildings his agency manages.
Nobel Peace Laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was in San Francisco during her landmark visit to the U.S. where she received an honorary doctorate from the University of San Francisco.
The contribution marks the first installment of $37.5 million dedicated for those purposes, and Mayor Ed Lee, who spoke at a ceremony at City Hall Thursday morning celebrating the donation, said he intends to ensure that promise is met.
The ceremonial agreement to bring the America’s Cup sailing race to San Francisco in 2013 was signed by Mayor Ed Lee at Pier 27, which will see some major changes.
Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s wife has been granted permission to take their 2-year-old son to Venezuela for five weeks while she visits her ailing father.
San Francisco and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. officials plan to install equipment to help prevent a repeat of Monday’s blackouts at Candlestick Park, which happened during a nationally televised game between the San Francisco 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers.
With the ranked choice ballots calculated, voters are now looking for SF’s Mayor Ed Lee to fulfill his campaign promises and deal with a city-wide eight percent unemployment rate.
Mayor Ed Lee and supporters of a Muni underground that will run from South of Market to Chinatown rallied at City Hall Friday to counteract criticism of a transit project recently derided as a subway to nowhere.