Author: Joshua Sabatini

Joshua Sabatini covers City Hall for the San Francisco Examiner. Reach him at jsabatini@sfexaminer.com.

SF considers ‘sweeping smart city’ installation of devices with cameras, microphones

San Francisco may install thousands of devices with the capacity to record video and audio and provide wireless service on…

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Number of inmates released on electronic monitoring triples following bail ruling

The number of people released from jail on electronic monitoring has tripled since the landmark Humphrey ruling last year forced…

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Proposed ban on cashless stores expanded to include Amazon Go

Supervisor Vallie Brown on Tuesday announced she is expanding her proposed ban on cashless businesses to include Amazon Go, which…

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Legislation on Harvey Milk signage at SFO sent back to committee

Legislation dictating the size of signs honoring slain LGBT leader Harvey Milk at San Francisco International Airport was sent back…

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City could take a more aggressive approach to illegal dumping

Illegal dumping costs San Francisco $10 million a year, and nowhere is it worse than in the Bayview. Public Works…

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No easy fixes for ‘broken’ mental health care system for the homeless

A fix for The City’s “broken” mental health system for the homeless could require hundreds of more housing or shelter…

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Tenderloin food hall project advances; affordable housing to come later

A Tenderloin food hall is expected to open under a six-year lease after a push to build affordable housing on…

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SF to start permitting cannabis smoking, sales at events — but not in time for this year’s 420

Smoking and selling cannabis at San Francisco events have gone hand-in-hand for decades, but now The City will attempt to…

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