SF Supes Approve $14 Billion Budget That Includes Funds For COVID-19, Homeless, City Workers, Afr. Am. CommunitySan Francisco nearly $14 billion budget was approved by a 10-1 during Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting, with Supervisor Catherine Stefani voting against it
Fines For Violating COVID-19 Health Orders Go Into Effect In San Mateo CountyAfter weeks of warnings to mask up, as of Wednesday residents in San Mateo County who choose not to heed public health requirements can be forced to pay a fine.
New Law Requires Contra Costa County Residents To Mask Up Or Pay UpContra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance, on Tuesday, that allows city and county officials to cite people who don’t wear masks, or don’t keep a distance of at least 6 feet. Group gatherings can also be cited.
SF Supes Don't Approve Public Advocate Office For Whistleblower ComplaintsThe Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a handful of charter amendments to be placed on the San Francisco's November ballot, but ultimately shot down one measure that would've created a Public Advocate Office.
Napa County Adds Stiff Citations To Mask MandateThe Napa County Board of Supervisors has put some teeth into a mask mandate, with a new ordinance authorizing fines from $25 to $500 for individuals and $200 to $5,000 for businesses that receive repeated complaints for not wearing your mask.
Street In SF’s Western Addition To Be Renamed After City’s First Black FirefighterSan Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted to commemorate the city's first Black firefighter, Earl Gage Jr., by naming a block-long street in the city's Western Addition neighborhood for him.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Approve Racism As Public Health Crisis Resolution, Police ReformsThe Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon unanimously approved a resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis, according to Supervisor Dave Cortese.
SF Supes Push Decision on Approving Mayor's Curfew Order Until ThursdaySan Francisco's Board of Supervisors talked for hours Tuesday about whether to approve or reject Mayor London Breed's nightly curfew issued Sunday to help curb looting and vandalism in the city and larger Bay Area in recent days.
SF Supes Vote To Close Dilapidated, Old Jail Inside Hall Of JusticeIn a near unanimous vote, San Francisco supervisors approved legislation to speed up the closure the dilapidated Hall of Justice jail.
Marin County Doubles COVID-19 Rental Assistance Fund For HomelessThe Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved doubling the size of an existing safety net COVID-19 Response Fund for immediate rental assistance for the homeless and those facing homelessness.
Coronavirus Update: SF Scrambling To Keep Unsheltered Homeless People Healthy After COVID-19 Outbreak At ShelterOne day after San Francisco announced 70 coronavirus cases at the city's largest homeless shelter, buses were taking residents to city-secured hotels.
SF Supes Push To Move Thousands Of Homeless People Into Hotels FastSF Supervisors have introduced an emergency ordinance that would secure some 7000 hotel rooms to house homeless people, by April 26, when COVID-19 is expected to peak in the city.
3 Santa Rita Jail Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19There are now three confirmed cases of inmates at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin testing positive for the novel coronavirus, according to Alameda County's Assistant Sheriff.
SF Supes Consider $369K Settlement For Raid On Freelance Journalist's Home, OfficeThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a proposed $369,000 settlement with a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by police last year.
San Martin Islamic Community Finally Gets Approval To Build MosqueA 13-year wait for a mosque and cemetery is coming to an end for the San Martin Islamic community.