Category: San Francisco News

Why is San Francisco encouraging people to smoke at outdoor events?

In 2005, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to ban smoking in city parks and other public spaces, citing…

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Monitor warns contractor disputes could further delay Central Subway project

Contract disputes are threatening to further delay Muni’s $1.6 billion Central Subway project, potentially pushing it past its targeted opening…

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While some SF officials back homegrown presidential hopeful Harris, others are feelin’ the Bern

Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris may have developed her career in the bloody-knuckle world of San Francisco politics, but that…

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A ‘Week Without Walls’ opens the world up to students

Some 250 juniors at San Francisco Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School this week completed a course of work-based…

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Hospital workers say they face retaliation after lobbying for removal of Zuckerberg’s name

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital workers rallied outside of the Potrero Avenue campus on Friday in support of a suspended…

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Jeff Adachi’s death ruled an accident caused by mix of alcohol, cocaine, heart problems

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s sudden death last month was accidental, caused by a mixture of cocaine and alcohol…

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After suspension, Muni union president brought back into contract talks with City Hall

Muni’s operator union is in receivership. Its executive board suspended. An operator shortage looms in the backdrop, leaving San Franciscans’…

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Report: Public bank could require billions in investment, take decades to break even

A final report from a task force established last year to study the feasibility of launching a public bank identifies…

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