Supervisor Eric Mar

San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some AreasA new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.
Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive CommendationsThe Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Restrictions On E-CigarettesThe practice of smoking electronic cigarettes without any restrictions may soon end in San Francisco under an ordinance unanimously approved by the city’s board of supervisors Tuesday afternoon.
SF Economic Report Finds Restrictions On Chain Stores Would Hurt Local EconomyThe report comes as Supervisor Eric Mar has proposed an ordinance that would expand formula retail controls in San Francisco.
New Report Shows Hunger A Real Issue In San FranciscoThe findings from the San Francisco Food Security Task Force show that one in four San Franciscans are at risk of missing meals and going hungry.
Supervisor Proposes Prioritizing SF Muni Funds For Low-Income AreasNew funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city's low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced Tuesday by a city supervisor.
Board Of Supes To Vote On New Ways To Help Fund SF City College A resolution introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar that urges City College trustees to use new tax revenue to restore cuts from the school’s budget has passed.
SF Considers Smoking, Non-Smoking Labels For All ApartmentsSan Francisco supervisors on Monday planned to consider an ordinance that would inform would-be renters who is smoking in the building.
Grocery Outlet Chain Signs Lease To Open Two SF StoresBerkeley-based grocery chain, Grocery Outlet, signed a lease Wednesday to open two stores in San Francisco.
SF Supervisor Pushing Healthy Food Proposal in City’s Corner StoresSan Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar is picking up the pace of the healthy food movement with a new proposal that would focus on stocking corner stores with fresh produce, especially in neighborhoods that lack full-service supermarkets.
SF Considers Strict Outdoor Smoking Ban - Except For Medical PotSmoking anything other than medically-prescribed marijuana at San Francisco street fairs, festivals and other outdoor events held on city property would be banned under new legislation before the Board of Supervisors.