San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Mission District Bonfire

SF Officials Tour Mission District, Look To Avoid Super Bowl Violence

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee toured the Mission District Wednesday in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl where 49ers fans are expected to congregate as they did for the Giants playoff run last fall.


Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

SF Mayor Ed Lee Touts Jobs, Economy In State Of The City Address

Lee said it’s been a successful year for job creation, commercial construction and attracting tech companies to the city.


U.S. Capitol

Bay Area Politicians, Citizens Head To Nation’s Capital For Inauguration

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.


Ed Lee

SF Mayor Lee Says Going Over Fiscal Cliff Means Loss Of Medical Funding

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee weighs in on how a plunge over the “fiscal cliff” could impact local health services.


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: SF Housing Authority Complaints Reflect Poorly On Mayor

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.


Aung San Suu Kyi

Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate Gets Honorary Doctorate From USF

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.


Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco. (US Navy)

Hunters Point Developer Contributes Millions For Job Training, Affordable Housing

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.


Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pier 27’s Transformation Underway; Makes Way For SF’s America’s Cup

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.


Ross Mirkarimi and Eliana Lopez

Mirkarimi’s Wife Allowed To Take Son On Visit To Venezuela

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.


Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers

Phil Matier: Preventing Future Outages at Candlestick

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.