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