San Francisco May Give Workers Right To Request Flexible SchedulesEmployees in San Francisco with children or other dependents will have the right to request a more flexible work schedule via legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city's Board of Supervisors.
San Francisco Supervisor Chiu Seeking State Assembly SeatSan Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu announced Thursday his candidacy for a state Assembly seat.
Supervisor Wants SF Workers Offered Flexible SchedulesA proposal by the chairman of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would allow workers to request flexible working hours from their employers.
State Commission Seeks Fine-Tuning Of Warriors Arena PlanThe state commission that regulates development along the San Francisco Bay shoreline has declined to take a formal position on state legislation concerning the proposed Warriors arena on the San Francisco Waterfront.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks App To Keep Drivers From Being TowedHaving your car towed in San Francisco is a pricey proposition. Supervisor David Chiu has asked the San Francisco Police Department, the Department of Public Works and transportation officials to help find ways to prevent drivers from being towed.
SF Supervisors Backing Plan To Ban New Bars On Polk StreetThe proposal, by Sup. David Chiu, was drafted in response to neighbor complaints that that there are simply too many places offering alcohol on the strip, between California and O'Farrell streets. There are 45 active alcohol permits in the area.
Lawmakers Pushing SF Ban On Plastic Water Bottles At Events, ParksEnvironmentalists on Wednesday pushed for curbs on plastic water bottle sales in San Francisco City as well the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Nob Hill Residents Lobby SF Supervisor For Moratorium On BarsResidents of lower Nob Hill, frustrated with the raucous bar scene that has cropped up near Polk Street, have been pushing San Francisco officials for a moratorium on bars in the neighborhood.
Phil Matier: Re-Election Signals Behind The Scenes Victory For SF's ChiuHis re-election was opposed by a number of board members and former ally, Chinatown political powerhouse Rose Pak.
Chiu Re-Elected As San Francisco Board Of Supervisors PresidentDavid Chiu was elected president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for a third time Tuesday.
Top San Francisco Officials Launch Campaign To End Domestic ViolenceSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other top city officials and advocates against domestic violence on Thursday to launch a new campaign called “Peace at Home.”
President Obama Announces Bay Area VisitDetails were released this week of yet another planned visit to the Bay Area by President Barack Obama as he tries to raise money for his re-election campaign.
SF Considering Mandatory Water Bottle Filling Stations In Renovated BuildingsThe proposal would require new and renovated buildings in San Francisco to have bottle filling stations and access to tap water.
San Francisco Controller’s Report Outlines Plan To Ditch City's Payroll TaxA new report from the San Francisco City Controller lays out a plan for businesses to switch from a payroll tax to a gross receipts tax.
America’s Cup Critics Want Details on SF’s Agreement With Oracle CEOOracle CEO and billionaire Larry Ellison's plans to bring the America's Cup to San Francisco in 2013 just got a whole lot smaller and even still, critics of the race aren’t ready to sign off on the deal just yet.