Reopenings: SF Salon Adds Extra Safety Measures In Preparation For Indoor ServicesSan Francisco has green-lighted salons to offer limited outdoor services, but many businesses are choosing to wait until indoor services are permitted.
COVID-19 Reopenings: Mayor Breed Set For Mid-September Relaunch Of San Francisco's Tourism IndustryMayor London Breed implored San Francisco residents Tuesday to cancel any large gatherings planned for the upcoming Labor Day weekend as the city was still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a post-holiday surge of new cases will derail plans to reopen key businesses and schools.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Expresses 'Deep Concerns' Over Changes to BudgetSan Francisco Mayor London Breed expressed concerns on Thursday about the city's budget after supervisors approved changes to her proposed budget for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 fiscal years.
San Francisco Mayor, Sheriff Announce Closure of Notorious JailThe mayor and sheriff of San Francisco announced Tuesday that the city is closing one of its jails, which one supervisor described as “dangerous, dilapidated, seismically unfit.”
Mayor Breed Announces Increase In San Francisco's COVID-19 Testing CapacitySan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday that the city will increase its COVID-19 testing capacity by adding appointments at existing sites and adding new mobile pop-up testing sites.
SF Business Owners Awaiting Clarification On What Is 'Non-Essential' In Latest COVID-19 ShutdownMost Bay Area counties have landed on California’s COVID-19 watch list because of a spike in infections and hospitalizations. The only exceptions, so far, are Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties. Friday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed became the latest Bay Area mayor to announce a slowdown in reopening but some business owners are unsure if they should open Monday, or close.
SF On Watch List, Halts Reopening; Breed Warns Of 'Living In COVID' For 12-18 MonthsWith COVID-19 cases rising in San Francisco and across the country, Mayor London Breed warned the crisis would likely continue for the foreseeable future and urged better coordination among leaders.
San Francisco Mayor Breed, Supervisor Walton Test Negative For COVID-19 After Possible ExposureSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton both confirmed Thursday they have tested negative for COVID-19 after possible exposure.
SF Mayor Breed, Supervisor Walton Tested For COVID-19 After Possible ExposureSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton confirmed they may have been exposed to the coronavirus.
Reopening Setback: San Francisco Delays June 29 Openings Of Salons, Museums Over Rising COVID-19 CasesMayor London Breed announced the reopening of certain businesses set for Monday, June 29th will be delayed amid concerns about the rising numbers of coronavirus infections.
San Francisco Announces June 29 Reopening For Barbers, Hair Salons, MuseumsHealth officials in San Francisco on Monday announced the next phase of COVID-19 business reopenings set for June 29 that will include hair salons, barbers, museums, zoos, tattoo parlors and more.
SF Mayor, Residents Decry Vandalism of Golden Gate Park StatuesAs crews cleaned up in the aftermath of a Friday-night protest that resulted in three statues being toppled in Golden Gate Park, Mayor London Breed called out the perpetrators as vandals.
Mayor Breed Using Soda Tax Money To Support San Francisco Food Programs During COVID-19 CrisisMayor London Breed revealed Friday that San Francisco has been using $1.65 million from the city's soda tax revenue to help individuals and families who are struggling to buy food after suffering financial setbacks due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Former Police Commissioner Calls Mayor London Breed's Planned Reforms 'Pure Political Pandering'San Francisco police will no longer be called to settle disputes between neighbors, or to handle homeless people, or any non-criminal cases, according to a new plan announced by Mayor London Breed. But not everybody thinks it's a good idea. "This is pure political pandering," said Joe Alioto-Veronese, a former San Francisco Police Commissioner.
Mayor London Breed Announces Priorities For San Francisco Police ReformMayor London Breed on Thursday announced her vision to fundamentally change the nature of policing in San Francisco, issuing a set of priorities to help address structural inequities in the department and the city itself.