S.F. Gets 'Gig'y With New Strategy To Support Freelance WorkersSan Francisco has launched a strategy supporting freelancers and the self-employed in response to the "gig economy" labor market that focuses contract and freelance work.
Ordinance To Require San Francisco Gun Shops To Videotape Sales Introduced By SupervisorSan Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell Tuesday introduced an ordinance that would require firearms dealers to videotape all gun and ammunition sales and share ammunition sales data with police.
Will San Francisco’s Last Gun Store Surrender To Proposed Gun Control Law?The only gun store within San Francisco city limits could close down, if a plan to make gun purchases tougher takes effect.
San Francisco May Ban Tobacco At All Baseball VenuesAs professional baseball players begin Spring Training, a San Francisco supervisor is expected to propose legislation banning tobacco use in all city venues where baseball is played.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Laura’s LawThe measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.
SF Supervisors Struggle To Solve Long-Term Cost Of Retired City Workers’ Health CareSan Francisco Supervisors' budget committee are brainstorming how to pay for ballooning health care costs for retired city workers. The City's liability is on track to grow to $4.4 billion over the next 30 years.
SF Supervisors Tackle ‘Discriminatory' Tax Code For Same-Sex Spouses A San Francisco Supervisor is trying to eliminate what he called a discriminatory tax burden for same-sex spouses and domestic partners of city workers.
SF Revives Push To Ditch Ranked Choice VotingRunoff elections between the top two vote-getters would decide contests for mayor, sheriff, city attorney, district attorney, treasurer and assessor where no candidate got a 50 percent plus one vote majority.
San Francisco Considers Extending Film Crew PerksA push is on in San Francisco to extend tax breaks for the film industry for a couple more years.
San Francisco May Not Be Able To Afford Eliminating Stock Option TaxesA new controller's report says eliminating San Francisco's payroll tax on stock options would cost the city up to $75,000 a year in future revenue.