San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar planned to introduce legislation to regulate the use and sale of electronic-cigarettes in the city.
A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of homicide after a woman was found dead on a sidewalk in San Francisco’s Mission District on Monday morning, police said Tuesday.
One man was killed and another seriously injured in two separate shootings in Oakland Thursday night.
The San Rafael City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a strict new ordinance that prohibits smoking in multi-family housing with two or more units and in certain outdoor public places.
After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.
The entire length of a Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk will close for several months starting Tuesday for a retrofitting construction project, bridge district officials said.
A cherry picker caved into a small sinkhole on Sutter Street overnight, shutting down the street between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street, a police spokesman said.
Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.
Voters on Tuesday supported Measure L, known as the “sit/lie” ordinance, that would ban sitting or lying on sidewalks between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.
In early returns voters were supporting by a three-to-one margin an ordinance that makes laying or sitting on San Francisco sidewalks illegal.