San Francisco Supes Approve Crackdown On Contractors With Multiple Building Permit ViolationsSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to address what the legislation's author says is fraudulent abuse of the city's Department of Building Inspection's permit system.
San Francisco Sunset District Residents Fight Proposed Housing DevelopmentAs San Francisco struggles with one of the worst housing crises in the nation, developers are eyeing the city’s western neighborhoods as the new frontier. But when a developer started on construction to expand the only existing apartment building on their block, they put up a fight.
New Head Of San Francisco Building Inspection Named After Director's Resignation Amid Corruption ProbeFollowing the resignation of former San Francisco Department of Building Inspector director Tom Hui, who has been accused by the City Attorney’s Office of ethical and legal violations, Mayor London Breed on Wednesday named a new interim director to lead the department.
San Francisco Building Inspection Chief Placed On Leave In Widening City Hall Corruption ProbeThe Director of San Francisco's Department of Building Inspection, Tom Hui, has been placed on leave amid a widening corruption scandal which began with the arrest of the city's Public Works Director.
UPDATE: SF Archdiocese Apologizes For Water System To Repel Homeless At Saint Mary’s CathedralSaint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco will dismantle a system that pours water on entrance areas of the church frequented by homeless after receiving a formal notice of violation from the city.
Homes Red-Tagged In Area Around San Francisco Water Main BreakFour homes were declared uninhabitable on Saturday near the spot where a water main broke in San Francisco’s Inner Parkside neighborhood last week, a city Public Utilities Commission spokeswoman said Monday.
DA's Office Begins Probe Into SF Woman's 'Shocking' Staircase DeathThe San Francisco District Attorney’s office has launched a formal investigation into conditions at an upscale Nob Hill apartment building where a woman recently fell to her death through an apparently rotted staircase.
SF “Permit Expediter” Remains Jailed