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San Francisco Supervisors Propose Ban On Wild & Exotic Animals For Entertainment Purposes

A group of San Francisco supervisors has proposed a ban on wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The ban would apply to movie shoots, circus acts and street performers, although domesticated horses are exempt.

11 hours ago

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Pushing Nation’s First Soda Warning Label On Advertising

San Francisco could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.

03/10/2015

A San Francisco Police officer riding on a Muni Metro train. (CBS)

Plan To Run BART, Muni Late Night In SF Lacks Needed Cash

“The Other 9-To-5″ report calls for a major boost in overnight public transportation to and from San Francisco. The only problem is the report doesn’t have a plan for where to get the cash to make it happen.

02/23/2015

A Menlo Park woman is on a mission to save this redwood tree from PG&E trimmers. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Tree Maintenance Program Has Been A Death-Sentence For Some Trees

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it’s been a death sentence.

10/28/2014

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

Victim ID’d In Fatal Tour-Bus Accident; SF City Hall Aware Pedestrian-Safety Measures Need Improvement

The investigation continues into Thursday’s deadly crash in the crosswalk in front of San Francisco City Hall where a motorized-cable car ran over an accountant from the City Controller’s Office.

10/24/2014

Coca-Cola. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money

The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.

10/07/2014

Scene of toppled tree on Vallejo St. in San Francisco. (Joe Vazquez/CBS)

Making San Francisco Homeowners Responsible For Care Of Trees Was Mistake, City Supervisors Say

Some San Francisco supervisors are calling for a hearing to look into the city’s policy making property owners responsible for maintaining city-owned trees.

10/01/2014

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Make HIV/AIDS Drug Available To Anyone Who Needs It

Supervisor David Campos wants the Board to appropriate an extra $807,000 to cover the cost of providing Truvada to any San Franciscan who needs it.

09/18/2014

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

San Francisco Supervisor’s Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, Safety

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he’s pushing some legislative changes.

09/15/2014

A Sonoma County teenager remained jailed Sunday after he was arrested on suspicion of using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 sports car and a $12 million vacation home.

San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Lessen The Pain For Victims Of Car Theft

A San Francisco Supervisor is hoping to lessen the pain for people who get their cars stolen and then have to pay towing and storage fees if the car is found.

09/02/2014

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