San Francisco Rolls Out Portable Bathroom Program In Tenderloin To Curtail Human Waste On StreetsIn an effort to reduce the amount of human and animal excrement on the city’s streets, the San Francisco’s Department of Public Works will be begin a six-month pilot program on Tuesday that provide three portable bathrooms in the Tenderloin.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Laura’s LawThe measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.
Willie Brown Played Role In Muni’s Tentative Contract Agreement It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco's City's Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.
Sources Say Labor And Management Reach Tentative Agreement Weeks After Muni Sickout Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.
San Francisco Examines Potential Speed Limit Reductions To Achieve Ending Pedestrian Fatalities San Francisco will consider lowering speed limits on city streets to as low as 20 miles an hour in some cases to achieve its goal of ending pedestrian fatalities.
Study Suggests Fluctuating Price Parking Program In San Francisco Works A new study finds that SFpark, the two-year-old program that uses fluctuating pricing to control parking space availability in San Francisco, is working.
Talks Halted In Labor Dispute Between San Francisco Muni Drivers, ManagementAfter the two sides returned to the bargaining table, in an effort to end a labor dispute, the union of transit operators has walked away from those negotiations.
Oil-By-Rail Safety Report Says California Needs More Inspectors, New Technology To Prevent DerailmentsThe California Public Utilities Commission and the state’s Interagency Rail Safety Working Group have come up with recommendations to ensure that the state's rail network is up to the task as the amount of crude oil that's shipped into the state by rail is expected to rise substantially in the near future.
Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco's Still An America’s Cup ContenderEven though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.
SF General Hospital Audit Shows Large Discrepancies With Supply Management According to a new audit by the San Francisco Contoller's Office, 96 percent of San Francisco General Hospital's inventory didn't match its records.
AT&T Park’s Concession Stand Workers May Be Getting More Job Security Legislation is moving forward at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force large employers in the hospitality industry to retain workers for at least 90 days if the company is sold.
San Francisco Mayor’s Budget Would Include Nearly $100 Million In Affordability Measures San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unveiled a new budget to the Board of Supervisors, which includes nearly $100 million in funds to help make the city more affordable.
Ellis Act Legislation By State Senator Mark Leno Of San Francisco Passes SenateThe measure passed after a few tweaks by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco. It heads to the Assembly this summer.
Advocates Call On SF Supervisors To Help Growing LGBT Homeless Youth Population Advocates for San Francisco's LGBT homeless youth were at San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to ask for more housing and support services.
San Francisco Supervisor Spearheads Effort To Implement Laura’s Law After Santa Barbara Killing Spree Last weekend’s shooting rampage in the town of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, which left six people dead— including the shooter, has revived the debate over Laura's Law in San Francisco.