The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors is expected to approve a $2.5 million contract on Tuesday to a company that investigates workers compensation claims.Workers comp claims at the SFMTA, which operates Muni, are numerous, with an average of 700 reports filed each year. About 25 percent of those claims merit extensive investigation, according to the agency.
Chinatown community leaders are calling on mayoral candidate Leland Yee to end his Cantonese-language robo-calls warning residents not to hand over their ballots to campaign workers supporting Mayor Ed Lee.
According to a translation of the call, a voice warns residents not to give ballots to Ed Lee’s campaign “or anyone related to Ed Lee.”
After a night in which it was thought there could be a raid on the Occupy SF encampment by the San Francisco Police Department, police Chief Greg Suhr spoke Thursday about why officers did not go into the camp and what could lie ahead.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors member John Avalos on Tuesday introduced a resolution to support the Occupy SF movement. On Wednesday, Avalos went on “Democracy Now” to talk about his resolution and his stance on Occupy SF.
With things heating up in Oakland between police officersand the local demonstrators in OccupyOakland, an offshoot of the nationwide Occupy Wall Street movement, San Francisco politicians are taking the opportunity to protect the protest in The City.