Affordable Housing At The Ballot Box: More Politics Than Progress?Politicians in San Francisco say Propositions A and E will have a significant impact on the city’s ability to build much needed affordable housing, but even some supporters say Prop E is overhyped.
Smokers Mount Fight Against Flavored Tobacco Ban In San FranciscoSmokers in San Francisco on Thursday gathered to mount a push to fight a ban on flavored tobacco products.
Soda Tax Vote: Berkeley Measure D Wins Big, San Francisco Prop E FizzlesVoters on both sides of the Bay went to the polls Tuesday to decide decide whether they wanted a tax on their Cokes, Pepsis and other sugary soft drinks.
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.
New SF Payroll Tax System Approved By Voters Is Complex, CostlySan Francisco’s new gross receipts tax, which voters decided to replace the former payroll tax, is going to cost millions of dollars to implement, city officials said.