San Francisco, Oakland Metropolitan Areas Top List Of Hot Spots For Vehicle TheftMeanwhile, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has introduced legislation aimed at helping the owners of stolen vehicles.
San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some AreasA new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.
San Francisco Labor Council Joins Taxi Drivers In Battle Against Uber, Ridesharing AppsThe San Francisco Labor Council (SFLC) is joining the fight against Uber and other similar car-ride services. Cab drivers want legislation to regulate rates, license and tax the on-demand transportation companies.
San Francisco Trying To Keep Up With Damage From December DownpoursAs the Bay Are gets a break Saturday from rainy weather, the city of San Francisco is getting a better picture of the damage done during December’s downpours.
San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Legislation To Protect City’s Live Music Venues From ClosingSupervisor London Breed is hoping her legislation will keep the music playing at long-standing entertainment venues across the city.
6-Month Telegraph Hill Rockslide Prevention Project Begins In San FranciscoSan Francisco Public Works began a six-month project this week to stabilize the crumbling cliff at Telegraph Hill below Coit Tower to improve the stability of the hillside and to prevent future rockslides.
Rapid Bus Lanes Coming To San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave.; Expect Less Parking SpaceSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's board of directors has approved major changes to traffic and parking along Van Ness Avenue to make way for Bus Rapid Transit lanes.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block SF’s Airbnb Legislation; Calls It ‘Unconstitutional’San Francisco's new law legalizing home shares suffered a setback Monday when HomeAway filed a lawsuit challenging the measure.
San Francisco Gun Club Gets Contamination Clean-Up, But Will They Re-Sign Lease?Following a vote this week by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, work could begin next spring to remove the lead contamination around the Pacific Rod and Gun Club at Lake Merced, but their lease expires in December.
San Francisco’s Tree Maintenance Program Has Been A Death-Sentence For Some TreesSan Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it's been a death sentence.
Flipped Real Estate Tax Measure G Draws Dueling Rallies At San Francisco City HallA real estate taxation measure on San Francisco's ballot prompted dueling rallies on the steps of City Hall Monday morning.
Second Letter Sent To Mayor Lee Asking For San Francisco Fire Chief’s Removal The San Francisco Fire Chiefs Association has joined rank and file groups in calling for the removal of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and now they're pressuring Mayor Ed Lee to react.
San Francisco Police Increase Traffic Citations, Reduce Traffic FatalitiesSan Francisco police wrote 62 percent more traffic tickets this year than they did last year. The increase is part of stepped-up effort aimed at keeping pedestrians safe under the Vision Zero program.
Golden Gate Bridge Tourism Becomes Urgent Traffic MatterOne of the Bay Area's most popular attractions has also become one of the region's biggest traffic headaches due to increasing numbers of tourists.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Lessen The Pain For Victims Of Car TheftA San Francisco Supervisor is hoping to lessen the pain for people who get their cars stolen and then have to pay towing and storage fees if the car is found.