The quieter corners of City Hall looked more like the backstage area of a Broadway show Sunday as thousands were waiting to see the inauguration of Ed Lee, the first elected Asian-American mayor in San Francisco history.
The party atmosphere of music, dance and other fanfare continued well after the 11 a.m. event, in which U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein — the only woman ever to serve as mayor of The City — administered Lee’s oath of office. Read More
Whether it’s avoiding conflicts of interest, marrying conflicting political allegiances or keeping crime and homicides down, former San Francisco police chiefs have a lot of advice for San Francisco newest top cop, The City’s Greg Suhr.
Suhr confronts a variety of challenges at the Police Department from Day 1. Some of the most immediate concerns were summed up by recent police Chief George Gascón, who’s now district attorney. Read More
Mayor Gavin Newsom and his 79-person entourage begin a week in China to honor the 30th anniversary of San Francisco’s Sister City relationship with Shanghai.
On Friday at the World Expo, some of the Bay Area’s top green initiatives and sustainability programs will be part of an exhibit. The items in the exhibit were selected by Bay Area companies. Read More