San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn Monday, San Francisco's Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
SF Supervisor Short 4 Votes In Call For Mission District Housing MoratoriumSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos and a coalition of activists are calling for a moratorium on the construction of market-rate housing in the City's Mission District.
Supervisor Jane Kim Leads Effort To Disarm San Francisco Muni’s Private Security GuardsSupervisor Jane Kim is leading an effort in San Francisco to disarm the private security guards who escort Muni fare box cash collectors, Critics say it would leave the Muni employees sitting ducks for robberies.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisor Proposes City’s New Big Buildings Use Gray WaterSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing legislation that would require large new buildings in the city to use gray water in toilets and for irrigation.
San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Pass Ordinance Preventing Discrimination Of LGBT SeniorsA city ordinance prohibiting discrimination against senior lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender San Franciscans by long-term care facilities and nursing homes was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
San Francisco Supervisors Propose Ban On Wild & Exotic Animals For Entertainment PurposesA group of San Francisco supervisors has proposed a ban on wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The ban would apply to movie shoots, circus acts and street performers, although domesticated horses are exempt.
San Francisco Pushing Nation's First Soda Warning Label On AdvertisingSan Francisco could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.
Plan To Run BART, Muni Late Night In SF Lacks Needed Cash"The Other 9-To-5" report calls for a major boost in overnight public transportation to and from San Francisco. The only problem is the report doesn't have a plan for where to get the cash to make it happen.
San Francisco’s Tree Maintenance Program Has Been A Death-Sentence For Some TreesSan Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it's been a death sentence.
Victim ID’d In Fatal Tour-Bus Accident; SF City Hall Aware Pedestrian-Safety Measures Need ImprovementThe investigation continues into Thursday’s deadly crash in the crosswalk in front of San Francisco City Hall where a motorized-cable car ran over an accountant from the City Controller's Office.
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.
Making San Francisco Homeowners Responsible For Care Of Trees Was Mistake, City Supervisors SaySome San Francisco supervisors are calling for a hearing to look into the city's policy making property owners responsible for maintaining city-owned trees.
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.
San Francisco Supervisor's Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, SafetySan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he's pushing some legislative changes.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Lessen The Pain For Victims Of Car TheftA San Francisco Supervisor is hoping to lessen the pain for people who get their cars stolen and then have to pay towing and storage fees if the car is found.