Supreme Court deals sharp defeat to public employee unions, banning mandatory fees

(WASHINGTON) The Supreme Court dealt labor unions a sharp defeat Wednesday, ruling that teachers, police officers and other public employees…

3 months ago

Federal judge dismisses climate change lawsuits filed by SF, Oakland against oil companies

A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a pair of climate change lawsuits filed by the cities of Oakland…

3 months ago

Plans for Hunters Point Shipyard, Candlestick Point developments get update

City leaders fast-tracked residential and commercial re-development at Candlestick Point and the Hunters Point Shipyard Tuesday, approving amendments to development…

3 months ago

Sheehy moves to preserve controversial parking lot in Glen Park owned by Hayes family

A long-running quasi-legal parking lot in Glen Park owned by the family of fire chief Joanne Hayes-White was legalized Tuesday,…

3 months ago

Commentary: Want to change police abuse laws? Here’s a pro tip: Stop shouting everyone down

Shouting down speakers is inconsistent with the most basic values of freedom of speech and often is counter-productive in that…

3 months ago

SF to expand street safety program to more than 100 schools

A program intended to encourage children and families to walk and take public transit to school is expanding its reach…

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SF’s new hydrogen ferry could fuel clean energy market

Hydrogen has been the fuel of the future for decades. Two years ago, San Francisco received funding to help develop…

3 months ago

Congressional action needed to renew effective CFATS program

Five years ago, a fire broke out at a small fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, sending local…

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