San Francisco Increases Homeless Funding By An Additional $29 MillionMore money is being allotted to tackle the pervasive issue of homelessness in San Francisco, with an additional $29 million added to the $250 million previously budgeted.
Mayors Pledge Support For Bridge Toll Hike On June BallotThe mayors of the three largest Bay Area cities on Monday announced their support for a regional measure that aims to help solve the Bay Area’s traffic woes by raising tolls by as much as $3 on the region’s seven bridges.
S.F. Board of Supervisors' Vote Throws Police Commission Into ChaosA surprise vote at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday has rendered the San Francisco Police Commission inoperable for the next two months.
Questions Swirl About San Francisco Interim Mayor's Business DealingsSan Francisco Interim Mayor Mark Farrell is feeling some backlash after a letter surfaced suggesting his new job could potentially benefit his company.
Stefani To Take Acting San Francisco Mayor's Spot On Board of SupervisorsActing San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell announced Tuesday he has selected his former legislative aide and current County Clerk Catherine Stefani to take over his spot on the Board of Supervisors.
Pick For Interim San Francisco Mayor Upsets Black Community ActivistsSome booed and yelled "shame" when supervisors chose a white man who represents an affluent part of San Francisco over a black woman who grew up in public housing near City Hall.
San Francisco's New Interim Mayor Says London Breed Had 'Too Much Power'"To me that is too much power in one person's hand. There needs to be checks and balances," San Francisco Interim Mayor Mark Farrell said.
Supervisor Mark Farrell Named Interim San Francisco MayorSupervisors in San Francisco have appointed an interim mayor who will serve until a new mayor is elected citywide in June.
San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Set Aside City Funds For Parks San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a ballot measure this week that he said could generate an additional $350 million for city parks over the next 15 years.
Will San Francisco’s Last Gun Store Surrender To Proposed Gun Control Law?The only gun store within San Francisco city limits could close down, if a plan to make gun purchases tougher takes effect.
Planning Commission Recommends a 120 Night Per Year Hosting Cap On SF Airbnb RentalsSan Francisco's Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.
San Francisco’s Marina District Residents Want To Block Plans For Alcatraz Ferry Service From Fort MasonThe National Park Service has a plan the could move to the ferry service to Alcatraz from from Embarcadero to Fort Mason in the Marina District where some residents are fuming.
Bay Area Lawmakers Propose Ban On Chewing Tobacco At CA Baseball Parks Including AT&TState Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, introduced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at all organized baseball venues in the state. San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a similar ban that would include AT&T Park.
San Francisco May Ban Tobacco At All Baseball VenuesAs professional baseball players begin Spring Training, a San Francisco supervisor is expected to propose legislation banning tobacco use in all city venues where baseball is played.
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.