SF ‘Fair Chance’ Law Would End Criminal Background Check Box On Housing, Job Applications San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.
San Francisco Approves Rules, Fees For Tech Company Shuttle BusesCity transportation officials approved a new pilot plan Tuesday to regulate private employee shuttles operated by tech giants such as Facebook and Google and charge a fee for the vehicles to use public bus stops.
Google Gives Talking Points To Employees For SF Hearing On Fate Of Employee Shuttle Buses Google has offered some talking points for workers in hopes that they will voice support to San Francisco officials for the continued service of their armada of private buses at a meeting Tuesday before city supervisors.
San Francisco Supervisors Criticize Anti-Abortion Banners On Market St.Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have taken aim at anti-abortion banners placed on busy Market Street.
San Francisco Non-Profits May Get Rent Subsidies In Newly-Proposed Legislation San Francisco non-profits being squeezed by rising commercial rents may soon be getting a bail out from the City with newly proposed legislation to subsidize their rent.
Phil Matier: Sugary Beverages Cost SF Millions In Health Care ExpensesA new report from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Legislative Analyst has found that the consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages costs San Francisco residents millions in health care expenses.
SF Supervisor Proposes 2 New Affordable Options For TenantsSan Francisco Board of Supervisors' President David Chiu is seeking affordable housing options for tenants with two proposals. One deals with Ellis Act evictions and the other with in-law units.
New Report Shows Hunger A Real Issue In San FranciscoThe findings from the San Francisco Food Security Task Force show that one in four San Franciscans are at risk of missing meals and going hungry.
Second San Francisco Supervisor Authors Soda Tax ProposalA second member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has introduced a measure to tax sodas and other sugary beverages, almost identical to a proposal offered by another member last month.
SF Supervisors Discuss Alarming Ellis Act Eviction Rates With City TenantsTenants advocates in San Francisco want the Board of Supervisors to do more about the number of evictions in the city.
San Francisco Voters Reject Ballot Measures For Proposed Condos Along Waterfront8 Washington, a proposed 134-unit condominium project along the city's waterfront, will now have to go back to the drawing board.
2 San Francisco Supervisors Introduce Soda Tax ProposalsTwo San Francisco supervisors are proposing separate ballot measures that would impose a tax on sugary beverages sold in the city.
Homeless Advocates Pushing Back Against Proposed Night Closure Of SF ParksDozens of homeless advocates camped out overnight in San Francisco’s Dolores Park Monday night after holding a “sleep-in” protest against one supervisor's plan to close city parks from midnight to 5 a.m.
SF Supervisors To Vote On Firearm And Ammunition Controls San Francisco Supervisors will soon be voting on some new controls on the use and ownership of firearms and ammunition. The legislation was approved by a supervisors' committee this week.
Push To Close San Francisco City Parks At Night Moves ForwardA proposal to establish citywide park closure hours in San Francisco came one step closer to approval Monday when it was passed by a Board of Supervisors committee.