Airbnb Starts Collecting Hotel Tax In Portland— San Francisco Likely To Be Next Airbnb began collecting hotel taxes Tuesday for all of its reservations in Portland, Oregon and is expected to soon do the same in San Francisco.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Proposes To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour By 2018San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Tuesday afternoon introduced a proposed measure that would gradually bump San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by July 2018.
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's Davies Symphony Hall Goes Solar, Gets Called ‘Green And Clean’ 558 solar panels were installed on the roof of Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the GoSolarSF incentive that aims to shrink the city’s carbon footprint and conserve energy.
San Francisco Seeks To Regulate Home-Sharing Services Such As Airbnb Over Eviction ConcernsAs the popularity of online services like Airbnb have risen, legislation was introduced in San Francisco on Tuesday to halt people from converting their apartments into short-term vacation rentals.
Leaders, Giants Mascot Rappel Down San Francisco Hotel For CharityA state senator, a San Francisco supervisor, a former 49ers football player—even the Giants mascot Lou Seal—jumped off a downtown hotel building Thursday afternoon as part of a fundraiser for Outward Bound California.
SF City Hall Shocked by State Sen. Leland Yee's Alleged Criminal Activity While there had been rumors of improper behavior by State Sen. Leland Yee, the scope of the indictment has many at City Hall by shocked after his arrest Wednesday.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors Ban Sale Of Bottled Water In Unanimous Vote San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban the sale of bottled water on public property.
SF’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban Proposal Puts Industry Against Environmentalists San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.
Legislators Tweaking Proposal To Ban Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles In San Francisco Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City's Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.
San Francisco Supervisors Look To Put Sugary Drink Tax On BallotSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday introduced a measure for the November ballot that would impose a 2 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city.
San Francisco Non-Profits May Get Rent Subsidies In Newly-Proposed Legislation San Francisco non-profits being squeezed by rising commercial rents may soon be getting a bail out from the City with newly proposed legislation to subsidize their rent.
SF Supervisors Propose Ban On Plastic Water Bottle SalesThe sale of plastic water bottles on city property could soon be banned under a proposal introduced Tuesday by a San Francisco supervisor.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof - Tech Influx Hikes SF RentsSan Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.
SF Supervisor Proposes 2 New Affordable Options For TenantsSan Francisco Board of Supervisors' President David Chiu is seeking affordable housing options for tenants with two proposals. One deals with Ellis Act evictions and the other with in-law units.