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San Francisco City Hall

Higher Than Expected Tax Revenues To Bolster SF Coffers

San Francisco’s financial affairs are looking up after tax revenues have come pouring in at a much higher rate than expected, meaning the city’s projected deficit is dropping.


Marijuana, pot

San Francisco Supervisors Mull Resolution In Support Of Marijuana Clubs

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday is poised to send a message to the federal government about medical marijuana by considering a resolution in support of medicinal cannabis dispensaries.


A woman takes a photo of a group of naked men at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

SF Supervisors To Debate New Rules On Nudity

The board’s Public Safety Committee will consider the proposal by Supervisor Scott Wiener at a hearing Thursday at City Hall.


San Francisco Supervisors Jane Kim and Mark Farrell (CBS)

San Francisco School Board Members Ask For A Big Raise

School board members in San Francisco would be in line for a regular pay check under a measure that’s headed for the ballot.


San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

Lieutenant Gov.-Elect Newsom Delays Swearing-In

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has delayed his swearing in as lieutenant governor to prevent the current left-leaning board of supervisors from electing an interim mayor.



Contra Costa Touts Pension System Safety Net, But Warns Of Cuts

Contra Costa retirees are being told they have nothing to fear about the pension system going broke, but county officials said there will be cuts to meet pension obligations.


Turning SF Nail Salons Green

Turning San Francisco Nail Salons Green

A San Francisco Supervisors’ Committee took action Monday to encourage nail salons to replace toxic products with ones that don’t pose a risk to manicurists and their customers.


SF Voters to Decide on New Real Estate Tax

San Francisco Supervisors have voted to put a tax increase on the November ballot, and at the same time they rejected two other tax proposals to bring in new revenue.


Proposed SF Measure Means Non-Citizens Could Vote for School Board

San Franciscans who aren’t citizens, but have children in the public schools would get to vote in school board elections under a measure that will go to voters this November.


SF Supervisors Look to Gain More Power over Problem Night Clubs

A San Francisco Supervisors’ committee today moved forward legislation to give the Entertainment Commission broad new power to police problem night clubs. This comes after several incidents of night life violence.