San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Tax Property Owners Who Let Their Units Sit VacantA San Francisco Supervisor wants to tax out-of-town property owners who let their units sit vacant.
San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November BallotA two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
San Francisco Examines Potential Speed Limit Reductions To Achieve Ending Pedestrian Fatalities San Francisco will consider lowering speed limits on city streets to as low as 20 miles an hour in some cases to achieve its goal of ending pedestrian fatalities.
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 Approve Restrictions On E-CigarettesThe practice of smoking electronic cigarettes without any restrictions may soon end in San Francisco under an ordinance unanimously approved by the city’s board of supervisors Tuesday afternoon.
Phil Matier: SF Lawmakers Want Ride-Share Companies To Face Fair RegulationsUberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.
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 Supervisor Wants E-Cigarettes Regulated Like Other Tobacco ProductsSan Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar planned to introduce legislation to regulate the use and sale of electronic-cigarettes in the city.
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.
San Francisco D.A. Challenges Sheriff's Early Inmate Release ProposalSan Francisco's District Attorney George Gascón sent out a letter on Thursday to the mayor and supervisors challenging a proposal by Sheriff Mirkarimi giving him full authority to grant early inmate releases from county jail using electronic-monitoring devices.
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.
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.
Phil Matier: Sugary Beverages Cost SF Millions In Health Care ExpensesA new report from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Legislative Analyst has found that the consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages costs San Francisco residents millions in health care expenses.
New Report Shows Hunger A Real Issue In San FranciscoThe findings from the San Francisco Food Security Task Force show that one in four San Franciscans are at risk of missing meals and going hungry.
Supervisor Proposes Prioritizing SF Muni Funds For Low-Income AreasNew funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city's low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced Tuesday by a city supervisor.