UC Berkeley Offers 2nd Opinion On San Francisco’s Proposed $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage UC Berkeley researchers have given a second opinion on how raising San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the city and its employment rate and they seem to think it's a good idea.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Passes New Regulations For Outdoor Urban Water UseCustomers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.
State Legislature Pushing Multiple Bills To Make Covered California More Accessible And Affordable The state legislature is wrapping up its summer business next week and a consumer group is pushing hard for passage of four bills dealing with Covered California, with hopes of cutting down out-of-pocket costs.
Plans For Candlestick Park’s Demolition UnderwaySan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will meet with Khofi Bonner, the executive vice president of Lennar Urban, next week to discuss the demolition of Candlestick Park.
Office Building In South Of Market Neighborhood Of San Francisco Touts Green Space, SustainabilityThe space at 270 Brannan Street has already been leased by tech company Splunk, and features more than four times the amount of bike parking than car parking.
San Francisco’s AIDS Memorial Grove Vandalized For The Fifth Time This Year For the fifth time this year, the AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park has been vandalized.
San Francisco Supervisor Losing Patience With Excelsior’s Internet Gambling CafesSupervisor John Avalos wants to know what's going on with City Business Center on Mission Street in the Excelsior, which was told to close down in April because it allowed internet gambling on its computers.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Files Suit Over San Francisco’s Strict Rules On Chain StoresThe organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.
San Francisco Muni Fares To Increase First Time In 5 Years Starting September 1stFor the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco's Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.
New Hope For Senior Residents At Historic Assisted-Living Home In San Francisco’s Portola District Despite a warning that University Mound Ladies Home in San Francisco's Portola District would close earlier this week, the debt-ridden assisted living facility remains open with a plan in place for 20 seniors who remain.
San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Measure Compromised By Mayor Lee’s Negotiations With Supervisor Affordable housing activists wanted a measure on November’s ballot, making it hard to for developers in San Francisco to build unless one-third of the new housing is reserved for renters in the low to moderate-income range.
Measure To Increase Minimum Wage In San Francisco To Go Before Voters In NovemberIf approved, the measure would incrementally increase the minimum wage in San Francisco, before it tops out at $15 an hour in 2018.
San Francisco Water Customers Reduce Consumption By 10 Percent This Summer Two million customers from San Francisco’s Water Department are getting a collective pat on the back for reducing water consumption by at least 10 percent this summer.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Likely To Send Minimum Wage Hike Proposal To Voters In November The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will propose that a $15-an-hour minimum wage makes it on November’s ballot next week. The ordinance has already been approved by the board's Rules Committee.
San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November BallotA two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.