Katy Tang Replaces David Chiu As President Of SF Board Of SupervisorsOn Monday, Katy Tang replaces David Chiu as president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. It's the highest position in City Hall ever won by an Asian-American woman.
David Campos Concedes To David Chiu In Race For San Francisco Assembly SeatSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.
San Francisco Looks To Require Pharmaceutical Companies To Fund Drug Take-Back ProgramSan Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would require pharmaceutical companies distributing their drugs within the city to fully fund and administer a permanent citywide drug take-back program.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Make HIV/AIDS Drug Available To Anyone Who Needs ItSupervisor David Campos wants the Board to appropriate an extra $807,000 to cover the cost of providing Truvada to any San Franciscan who needs it.
Facebook Temporarily Restores Profiles Of Drag Queens, Declines To Change ‘Real Names’ PolicyFacebook met with leaders of San Francisco’s transgender community in City Hall amid a crackdown on drag queens who use their stage names on the site. But the social network has not changed a policy requiring account holders to use their real names.
Facebook Agrees To Meet With Drag Queens In San Francisco Over Profile Name Policy Facebook officials have agreed to meet with local drag queens at San Francisco City Hall to discuss the social media website’s policy of people using their legal names on their accounts.
SF Supervisor London Breed Says 49ers Should Sit Ray McDonald During InvestigationSupervisor London Breed spoke to KPIX 5's Phil Matier on Sunday about her nonbinding resolution which calls for the 49ers to keep Ray McDonald from playing while an investigation of felony domestic violence charges against the star defensive end continues.
SF Supervisor Calls For Facebook To Meet With Drag Queens Over Profile RestrictionsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos is calling on Facebook officials to meet with local drag queens to discuss the social media website's recent crackdown on the performers to change their profile names.
San Francisco Supervisors Consider Tax Breaks To Seed Urban Garden GrowthA new proposal before the Board of Supervisors would give significant tax breaks for property owners willing to set aside their empty lots as urban gardens.
SF Supes Steamed By Power Struggle Over CleanPowerSFThe discovery that the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has quietly taken steps to eliminate all funding for CleanPowerSF, the stalled program to sell public power to city residents, has caused an uproar at City Hall.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants Narrower Streets For Pedestrian Safety, Fire Chief Slams IdeaThere’s only so much available room on San Francisco’s streets, and it seems to be shrinking daily. As a result, a turf war is brewing between those worried about pedestrian safety and those worried about fire safety.
Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew Begins County Jail Sentence For CorruptionFormer San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew is back in jail Thursday afternoon after surrendering for a 60-day term behind bars for a perjury charge connected with a public corruption case.
Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew To Serve Time In County Jail After Appeal DeniedFormer San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to perjury and extortion charges, will be serving time in county jail, after an appeal to a judge was denied on Friday.
San Francisco City Workers Protest Twitter, Corporate Tax Breaks On City Hall Steps A loud lunch-hour protest at San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday took aim at corporate tax breaks for Twitter and other tech companies.
San Francisco’s Oldest Theater Is In The Bayview; Will Undergo Renovation Not many realize San Francisco's oldest theater is located in the Bayview District. Built in 1888, the Bayview Opera House and Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre will undergo a $5.3 million renovation.