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.
SF Supervisor Pushes Predictable Schedules For Retail Store WorkersA San Francisco supervisor wants retail stores to give their employees more predictable work schedules.
San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Legislation To Allocate $800K For Residents Who Can't Afford HIV/AIDS DrugsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation Tuesday that would allocate about $800,000 to not only assist San Franciscans who can’t afford preventative HIV/AIDS drugs but would also pay health navigators to increase education about the effectiveness of the drug.
Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.
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.
Santa Clara County Supervisor Urges 25 Percent Reduction In Water Use By Local Governments Supervisor Dave Cortese said local government departments are not doing enough to restrict water use during the drought.
San Francisco Installs Pedestrian Countdown Signal At One Of City’s Deadliest Intersections San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee was at the intersection of Sunset Blvd. and Yorba on Monday for the installation of a pedestrian countdown signal as part of the city's $3.3 million dollar efforts to make city streets safer.
SF Supervisor Notes Lack Of Diversity, Seeks To Help Save Fillmore’s Marcus Books A San Francisco supervisor is asking for more time to raise the money to buy a prominent African-American bookstore in the Fillmore District after a long struggle to prevent eviction.
Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa Released From JailGeorge Shirakawa Jr., is out of custody from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. He served 7 months after pleading guilty to 12 charges, including gambling with public funds, in November.
Sonoma Supervisors Censure Efren Carrillo, Urge Him To Resign After Peeking TrialThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday censured the actions of Supervisor Efren Carrillo and told him he should resign his 5th District seat because of an incident at a female neighbor’s apartment in July.
San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall Goes Solar, Gets Called ‘Green And Clean’ 558 solar panels were installed on the roof of Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the GoSolarSF incentive that aims to shrink the city’s carbon footprint and conserve energy.
San Francisco Lawmakers Begin Series Of Hearings On Homelessness San Francisco lawmakers have begun a series of hearings on homelessness in the city, which focuses on cost-effective strategies to house the homeless.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Consider Restaurant Report Cards Restaurants in Santa Clara County could soon be required to display color-coded scorecards showing patrons their history of health violations.
Jury Finds Sonoma County Supervisor Not Guilty Of Attempted Peeking The jury in the trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo Monday reached a not guilty verdict on an attempted peeking charge against him.
Juror Changes Vote In Sonoma County Supervisor Peeking Trial, Deliberations Continue The announcement of a verdict in the peeking trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo was delayed Friday afternoon after a juror changed their mind at the last minute. Deliberations are set to continue.