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A clerk stocks a shelf with Diet Coke at a convenience store on December 9, 2013.

San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November Ballot

A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.

07/22/2014

A blood donation bag. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Wiener Urges FDA To Drop Ban On Blood Donations From Gay, Bisexual Men

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a resolution at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

07/15/2014

Cars are triple-parked in front of The Battery on the 700 block of Battery St. in San Francisco. (Carlos E. Castañeda/CBS)

Valet Double-Parking At Private San Francisco Club The Battery Creates Traffic Aggravation For Drivers

Double-parking seems like a way of life for some parts of busy downtown San Francisco. Now a private club near the waterfront is adding to the aggravation of drivers because of its valet parking service.

06/26/2014

AT&T Utility Box. (CBS)

AT&T Sues San Francisco Claiming Violations Over Utility Box Locations

AT&T is following through with a plan to sue the City of San Francisco over their objection to the locations of 4-foot-high utility boxes on city sidewalks.

05/23/2014

Fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Wants Narrower Streets For Pedestrian Safety, Fire Chief Slams Idea

There’s only so much available room on San Francisco’s streets, and it seems to be shrinking daily. As a result, a turf war is brewing between those worried about pedestrian safety and those worried about fire safety.

04/30/2014

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Muni Annual Report Card Shows Key Improvements, But Not All Around

Muni presented a one-year performance report card to a San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee this week. While it shows self improvements in some key areas, it wasn’t all good marks.

04/29/2014

Surveillance video on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Resolution To Improve Late-Night Transit Options

A lot of people don’t think of San Francisco as a 24-hour city, but city Supervisor Scott Wiener disagrees. The lawmaker has taken preliminary steps to improve late-night public transportation options.

04/22/2014

Castro Street in San Francisco on October 16, 2010. (Wikimedia Commons)

Major Improvements, Rainbow Crosswalks Coming To San Francisco’s Castro Street

The Castro Streetscape project will help beautify Castro Street, while also making it more friendly for pedestrians.

03/13/2014

Officers at the Powell Street Muni Station where a man was struck and killed by a train, February 15, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Calls Recent Muni Disruptions ‘Unacceptable’

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener on Tuesday called for a hearing on problems with Muni’s subway system and communication with riders.

02/25/2014

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Struggles With Spate Of Pedestrian Fatalities

Questions remain on what can be done by city leaders, transit officials and the police department to decrease the number of fatalities on San Francisco streets.

02/05/2014

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