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Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew. (CBS)

Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew To Serve Time In County Jail After Appeal Denied

Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to perjury and extortion charges, will be serving time in county jail, after an appeal to a judge was denied on Friday.

03/21/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor David Chiu (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Asks Mayor Lee For Clean Energy Birthday Wish, Lee Declines

When SF Supervisor John Avalos recently asked Mayor Ed Lee to launch CleanPowerSF, Lee said no because it actually partners with a fossil fuel company in Texas and doesn’t bring jobs to the city.

03/12/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

SF Supervisor Wants E-Cigarettes Regulated Like Other Tobacco Products

San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar planned to introduce legislation to regulate the use and sale of electronic-cigarettes in the city.

03/03/2014

Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Legislators Tweaking Proposal To Ban Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles In San Francisco

Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City’s Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.

02/17/2014

(l-r) Supervisors Mark Farrell from District 2, Scott Wiener from District 8 and Jane Kim from District 6 are sworn in at a San Francisco City Hall, January 8, 2011.

Blogger Pleads No Contest For Bathroom Pics Of SF Supervisor Wiener

A blogger who snapped a photo of San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener in a City Hall bathroom last October pleaded no contest Thursday to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge and was sentenced to three years’ probation.

06/13/2013

George Shirakawa

Special Election Set For June 4th To Fill Vacant Santa Clara Supe Seat

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.

03/12/2013

San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

Katy Tang Named To Fill Vacant Seat On SF Board Of Supervisors

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.

02/26/2013

(l-r) Supervisors Mark Farrell from District 2, Scott Wiener from District 8 and Jane Kim from District 6 are sworn in at a San Francisco City Hall, January 8, 2011.

Blogger Arrested For Snapping Bathroom Pics Of San Francisco Supervisor Wiener

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.

12/05/2012

San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. (CBS)

USS Harvey Milk Resolution Approved By SF Supervisors

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.

05/22/2012

Ross Mirkarimi's mugshot upon booking on domestic violence charges. (SFPD)

Mirkarimi Tells Mayor He Won’t Step Down Over Abuse Charges

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.

01/24/2012

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