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San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Pushing Back Against Proposed Night Closure Of SF Parks

Dozens of homeless advocates camped out overnight in San Francisco’s Dolores Park Monday night after holding a “sleep-in” protest against one supervisor’s plan to close city parks from midnight to 5 a.m.

10/29/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Calls For Increased Enforcement Of San Francisco’s Double Parking Laws

Vehicles double parked on San Francisco’s streets should be the target of more enforcement by parking control and police officers, a city supervisor said at a hearing held Monday on the issue.

10/01/2013

Van Ness Ave. at Clay Street in San Francisco. (Goodshoped35110s/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Transit Officials Push Dedicated Bus Lanes For Van Ness Ave.

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency is considering whether to approve a Muni rapid transit plan for busy Van Ness Avenue with dedicated bus lanes down the middle of the road.

09/10/2013

SF Supervisor Wants Progress Report From PG&E, PUC About Burned Out Street Lights

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener wants to know if the City Public Utilities Commission and PG&E have improved their performance when it comes to fixing burned-out street lights.

09/03/2013

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

SF Supervisor Calls For Higher Double-Parking Fines

A San Francisco city supervisor will call for a hearing on Tuesday for higher fines for double parking and more enforcement of laws against vehicles that block traffic.

07/30/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Balk At Plan To Close SF Parks At Night

Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a bill on Tuesday that would close San Francisco City Parks at night. The city’s homeless advocates, however, say that the measure would criminalize park dwellers.

07/23/2013

A protester who disrobed inside City Hall during a meeting is escorted away on November 20, 2012 in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Nudists Challenge San Francisco’s Nudity Ban In Amended Lawsuit

As promised, a small group of nudists on Friday re-filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging a city of San Francisco ban on nakedness on public streets, sidewalks and transit vehicles.

03/16/2013

People at a nightclub. (CBS)

SF Supe Proposes Streamlined Nightlife Permit Process

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener’s legislation would encourage events play by the rules, making it easier for DJs to get permits and encouraging live music at outdoor venues.

02/27/2013

A San Francisco Sheriff deputy rushes to cover a nude woman who stripped off her clothes during a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on December 4, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco City Attorney Wants Nudity Ban Lawsuit Dismissed

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday filed a motion in federal court seeking to have a lawsuit against the city’s recently enacted nudity ban dismissed.

12/13/2012

A San Francisco Sheriff deputy rushes to cover a nude woman who stripped off her clothes during a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on December 4, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Naked Protesters Disrupt Final Vote To Uphold San Francisco Nudity Ban

A ban on nudity in San Francisco was given final approval by the city’s Board of Supervisors Tuesday in a raucous meeting at which several people stripped naked in board chambers.

12/04/2012

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