SF Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Measure To Create Sheriff Oversight BodySan Francisco voters appear to have overwhelmingly approved Proposition D, which would create a Sheriff's Department Oversight Board, according to the latest numbers early Wednesday morning.
Two New Businesses Open With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies In North BeachSan Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin and other community leaders celebrated the opening of Il Cilentano Restaurant and the relocation of North Beach Gyros, both in the 500 block of Columbus Avenue.
Giants Push Ballot Measure Over New Neighborhood Near AT&T ParkWhile there is no World Series this year for the San Francisco Giants, the team is still in battle mode. Their fight this fall is about land near AT&T park.
San Francisco And Berkeley Soda Tax Propositions Could Set PrecedentSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Voters in San Francisco and Berkeley will decide Tuesday whether to tax soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi. This week KCBS In Depth cohosts Jane McMillian spoke with San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener, who is a supporter of the soda tax, and Roger Zalazar, representing the American Beverage Association, who opposes it.
Health Advocates At Odds With Small Business Owners Over Bay Area Soda Tax MeasuresSan Francisco and Berkeley both have soda-tax measures on their ballots in next week’s election, but it's being described as a "David vs. Goliath" battle with all the money being poured into the campaign by the beverage industry.
Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.
San Francisco Labor, Business Lobby Unite On Pension ReformThe heads of the San Francisco Labor Council and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce have agreed to co-chair the campaign for Mayor Ed Lee’s pension reform ballot measure.