Landlords Challenge San Francisco Law That Compensates Evicted Tenants Through Relocation Fees In Court A pair of senior citizens who live in a small home in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood say it’s unfair that they should have to pay $117,000 to help their evicted tenant find a new place to live.
San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Legislation To Allocate $800K For Residents Who Can't Afford HIV/AIDS DrugsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation Tuesday that would allocate about $800,000 to not only assist San Franciscans who can’t afford preventative HIV/AIDS drugs but would also pay health navigators to increase education about the effectiveness of the drug.
Facebook Temporarily Restores Profiles Of Drag Queens, Declines To Change ‘Real Names’ PolicyFacebook met with leaders of San Francisco’s transgender community in City Hall amid a crackdown on drag queens who use their stage names on the site. But the social network has not changed a policy requiring account holders to use their real names.
San Francisco Allocates $2.1M To Legal Aid For Unaccompanied Minors, Families Facing DeportationAbout a dozen children attended the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon thanking the supervisors for passing an ordinance Tuesday devoting more than $2.1 million over the next two years to legal services for unaccompanied minors and families without representation who face deportation to Central America.
San Francisco Could Be First City In The World To Provide Free HIV Prevention Pill To ResidentsA San Francisco supervisor is asking the city to provide a HIV prevention drug to all residents free of charge.
Facebook Agrees To Meet With Drag Queens In San Francisco Over Profile Name Policy Facebook officials have agreed to meet with local drag queens at San Francisco City Hall to discuss the social media website’s policy of people using their legal names on their accounts.
SF Supervisor Calls For Facebook To Meet With Drag Queens Over Profile RestrictionsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos is calling on Facebook officials to meet with local drag queens to discuss the social media website's recent crackdown on the performers to change their profile names.
San Francisco Supervisors To Fund Relief Efforts For Undocumented Children Crossing BorderSan Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to fund relief efforts for as many as 250 children a month, according to some immigrant advocates, that are arriving in the country.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco LawAfter the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.
San Francisco Supervisors To Face Each Other In Runoff For State Assembly SeatTwo San Francisco supervisors will face each other in a runoff race for one of the city’s state assembly seats this November following Tuesday’s primary election.
San Francisco Supervisor Offers VIP Tours Of Kink.com Porn Studios For $300 Campaign DonationA San Francisco supervisor has arranged for VIP tours of fetish porn company Kink.com studios for a $300 donation to his campaign for State Assembly.
San Francisco Looks At Preserving Character Of Mission DistrictAn influx of new people may permanently change the face of San Francisco’s Mission District. One city leader is looking at creating a cultural district to preserve the area’s Latino character.
San Francisco Landlords Threaten To Sue City Over Increased Ellis Act FeesA group of San Francisco landlords said they are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to increase the amount of tenant relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions.
CCSF Chancellor Wants Independent Review Of Clash Between Protesters, PoliceCity College of San Francisco Chancellor Art Tyler plans to propose initiatives to promote respectful dialogue on campus and calling for an independent review of campus police officers’ response to student and faculty protests last week that turned violent, officials said Wednesday.
San Francisco City College Protesters Rally At City Hall After Clash With PoliceAfter a protest that led to City College of San Francisco students being pepper sprayed and arrested on campus Thursday, students and faculty came to City Hall on Friday to continue their call for the reinstatement of the school’s elected board of trustees.