San Francisco Supervisor Calls For Fully Paid Parental LeaveSupervisor Scott Wiener on Wednesday announced legislation that would make San Francisco the first city in the country to require companies to provide fully paid parental leave to employees.
2015 Pink Saturday Is Rescued By SF LGBT Center, After Being Threatened With CancellationThe status of the event during Pride weekend was in question after the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence said they were stepping away.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Files Suit Over San Francisco’s Strict Rules On Chain StoresThe organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants Narrower Streets For Pedestrian Safety, Fire Chief Slams IdeaThere’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.
SF Supervisor, Gay Rights Activists Call On City Employees To Divest From Russian InvestmentsThe call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Major Improvements, Rainbow Crosswalks Coming To San Francisco’s Castro StreetThe Castro Streetscape project will help beautify Castro Street, while also making it more friendly for pedestrians.
Bill Would Force SF New Property Owners To Hold Buildings For 5 Years Before EvictionsA San Francisco state senator is introducing a bill on Monday where new property buyers in the city would be forced to own their buildings for five years before they could evict renters.
San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company ShuttlesMayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.
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.
Muni Power Outage Causes Supervisor To Be Late For Transportation MeetingMuni was facing major delays Tuesday morning as trains between the Van Ness and Civic Center stations lost power twice.
Push To Close San Francisco City Parks At Night Moves ForwardA proposal to establish citywide park closure hours in San Francisco came one step closer to approval Monday when it was passed by a Board of Supervisors committee.
SF Police Face New Scrutiny Of How Bicycle Crashes Are InvestigatedA long simmering debate about how San Francisco police deal with bicyclists involved in vehicle crashes has reached City Hall after complaints stemming from a fatal accident South of Market this summer.