7 Elected Bay Area Officials Call for Voters to Decide Future of Caltrain FundingA joint statement issued by seven elected officials on Sunday calls for letting voters decide on funding for the Caltrain service which has seen ridership drop steeply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SF Supes Approve Ban On City Profiting From Jail Inmate Phone Calls, ServicesSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure permanently banning the city from profiting off jail inmates and their families via services such as phone calls and commissary items.
Ballot Proposal Lowering Voting Age To 16 Approved By San Francisco SupervisorsA charter amendment extending voting rights in San Francisco elections to 16- and 17-year-olds will be placed on the November 2020 ballot following a unanimous vote by city supervisors.
San Francisco Officials Approve Controversial Safe Injection Sites; Await State ApprovalSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance creating an Overdose Prevention Program in the city, also known as a safe injection site, in an effort to prevent overdose deaths.
San Francisco Supes Place CEO Tax, Affordable Housing Plan On BallotSan Francisco supervisors introduced several charter amendments that will be decided by voters this November.
SFMTA, San Francisco Supervisors Announce 2-Year Suspension Of Muni Fare IncreasesThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority and city supervisors on Tuesday announced a suspension of fare increases for the next two years.
SF Resolution Seeks To Prohibit City From Hiring Officers With History Of MisconductLaw enforcement officers with histories of misconduct will no longer be hired in San Francisco under the terms of a non-binding resolution introduced at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
SF Police Commissioners Support Ballot Measure to Increase Foot PatrolsSan Francisco police commissioners on Friday joined two city supervisors to show support for a measure for the 2020 November ballot, which seeks to increase police foot patrols.
Proposed Charter Amendments Address SFPD Staffing, Public Corruption, City College FundingSan Francisco supervisors introduced a slew of charter amendments during their regular Tuesday meeting, as Tuesday was the deadline for introducing measures for the November ballot.
Former San Francisco DA, Supervisor Terence Hallinan Dies At 83Terence Hallinan, a former criminal defense lawyer who went on to become a San Francisco supervisor and then the San Francisco District Attorney died on Friday at the age of 83.
San Francisco Expands Areas Facing Vacant Storefront Fines If Voters ApproveThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to create a dozen new neighborhood commercial districts, which would be affected if voters approve fines on vacant storefronts.