The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold a special election on June 4 to fill the seat of former District 2 Supervisor George Shirakawa.
Tang, 29, will replace Chu, whom Lee announced earlier this month he would appoint as the city’s assessor-recorder, a position left vacant after Phil Ting was elected to the state Assembly in November.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Tuesday chided a local blogger who was set to be arraigned on disorderly conduct charges Wednesday after allegedly taking a photo of Supervisor Scott Wiener in a City Hall bathroom in October.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.
Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said Tuesday afternoon that he told Mayor Ed Lee he would not take a leave of absence from his job despite domestic violence charges he’s facing.
An ex-girlfriend of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who has been accused of abusing his wife, has told police Mirkarimi was also allegedly abusive toward her when they were dating.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has named Planning Commission president Christina Olague to replace former Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, who was sworn in as sheriff over the weekend.
The suspect in what appears to be a shooting by a disgruntled security guard at a Richmond apartment complex on Wednesday night was in custody in El Dorado County, authorities said.
Marin County Supervisor Charles McGlashan died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while on a ski trip in Lake Tahoe, Marin County Administrator Matthew Hymel announced today.
A San Francisco supervisor wants a 50 percent local hiring mandate to put the unemployed to work on city-funded projects.