San Francisco Supervisors Turn Down $80M Grant For New JailThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to turn down an $80 million grant from the State Public Works Board to help fund the construction of a $240 million proposed jail.
Smokeless Tobacco Ban Approved For Sports Fields In San Francisco, Including AT&T ParkThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a ban Tuesday on smokeless tobacco use at sports fields, including AT&T Park.
Alameda County Supes Working With Oakland, Development Firm To Keep A's, Raiders, Warriors In TownAlameda County supervisors hope new negotiations between the county, the city of Oakland and a development firm yield a plan to keep all three Oakland sports teams at the existing Oakland Coliseum site without spending taxpayer money on stadium construction, the supervisors said at their meeting Tuesday.
'Living Wage' Requirement Approved For Companies, Non-Profits With Santa Clara County ContractsThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits with county contracts to pay a living wage as of July 1.
Contra Costa County Board Of Supervisors Vote Themselves $32,000 Raise Despite Vocal OppositionDespite vocal opposition from numerous county employees’ unions, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday afternoon to give themselves a $32,000 raise.
CoCo Board Of Supervisors Mull Giving Themselves $32K RaiseThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is set to decide Tuesday whether or not to give itself a $32,000 raise.
San Mateo County Supervisors Vote To Include E-Cigarettes In Smoking BanThe San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of “smoking” and “tobacco product” to include electronic smoking devices.
Making San Francisco Homeowners Responsible For Care Of Trees Was Mistake, City Supervisors SaySome San Francisco supervisors are calling for a hearing to look into the city's policy making property owners responsible for maintaining city-owned trees.
SF Supervisors Adopt Resolution Denouncing 49ers For Playing Ray McDonald After Arrest For Alleged Domestic ViolenceSan Francisco Supervisors have unanimously adopted a resolution that takes the 49ers to task for allowing a team member, who’s the focus of a domestic violence investigation to play in last Sunday’s game.
Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal HistoryAn ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.
San Francisco Supervisors To Face Each Other In Runoff For State Assembly SeatTwo San Francisco supervisors will face each other in a runoff race for one of the city’s state assembly seats this November following Tuesday’s primary election.
San Francisco To Pursue Civil Charges Against Repeat Graffiti Vandals To Recover Cleanup CostsLegislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back on graffiti vandalism throughout the city was unanimously passed by the city’s Board of Supervisors.