Coronavirus: Some SF Businesses Going Outside To City Sidewalks, Streets, ParksSome San Francisco businesses will be allowed to operate on city sidewalks, streets or parks thanks to a new program being launched by the city's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force.
San Jose Testing E-Scooter Technology To Get Riders To Stay Off SidewalksSan Jose is the first place in the world to test out new scooter technology that can detect if someone is riding on the sidewalk or the street.
South Bay Homeless Advocates Claim Victory After Supreme Court DecisionBay Area homeless advocates are claiming victory after the U. S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that allows homeless people to sleep on public sidewalks or city parks if there is no other shelter for them.
City of San Rafael Sharing Cost of Sidewalk Repair With HomeownersSeeking to soften the blow of a law that requires homeowners to maintain sidewalks that abut their property, the City of San Rafael is undertaking an effort to share the cost of sidewalk maintenance.
San Francisco Seizes Scooters to Curb Sidewalk ClutterSan Francisco has pulled the plug on electric scooters that authorities say were blocking sidewalks and building entrances.
San Jose To Ban Bicycling On Sidewalks On Some Downtown StreetsResidents in the downtown area have said many bicyclists make walking on sidewalks dangerous, while bike riders have argues streets are not properly marked and too narrow to bike on.
San Jose City Council Vote Could Ban Riding Bicycles On Downtown SidewalksIt may soon be against the rules to ride your bike on sidewalks in downtown San Jose. After 18 months of talks with seniors, cyclists and downtown businesses, City Council will vote on the issue Tuesday.
Voters To Decide On Berkeley Sit-Lie BanAfter a contentious city council meting on Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 to send a controversial sit-lie ban on the November ballot.
Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.
Berkeley Council Considers Putting Sidewalk Sitting Ban On BallotCity leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.
Berkeley Mayor Wants To Ban Sitting On SidewalksBerkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city's commercial sidewalks.
Public Thinks San Francisco Streets Are Clean A new survey on San Francisco's streets and sidewalks shows that people have generally positive perceptions of the City's cleanliness - although there are some gripes about cigarettes, gum and bad smells.
Sidewalks Covered With Gum Cost San Francisco MerchantsThe city of San Francisco is cracking down on merchants who don’t keep the area in front of their businesses clean.