The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center was built eight years ago and The City helped out with $5.7 million. But now the nonprofit says it needs The City’s help with its mortgage and The City has come up with a deal. Read More
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will vote on legislation introduced by Supervisor Eric Mar that would create a so-called Energy Efficiency Steering Committee. The said purpose of the committee is to “advise the Board of Supervisors on planning and decision-making regarding energy efficiency projects.” Read More
Mayor Gavin Newsom has abandoned his proposal for a reduced work week after negotiating a compromise deal in which city workers would instead take 12 furlough days.
The two-year tentative agreement was announced Friday afternoon by Newsom and labor leaders. For it to go into effect, it would require a vote of approval by labor union members. Read More
A San Francisco man who was arrested this month is fighting extradition for a crime that happened more than two decades ago in Arizona.
Giuseppe Viola, 58, was arrested March 10 by San Francisco police and charged with two counts of resisting arrest, and he’s being held on no-bail status, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Read More
Google is currently offering to build — for free — an ultra-high-speed broadband network as a test in one or more American cities. And city governments have been falling all over themselves to obtain this no-cost Google fiber-optic system boasting speeds of 1 gigabyte per second, which is 100-times faster than standard high-speed connections. Read More
San Francisco prosecutors have charged the owner of a telecommunications company and his lawyer with taking part in a $2.2 million real estate fraud involving three units of the luxury One Rincon Hill condominium tower.
Jay Chandrakant Shah, 45, was arrested by San Francisco police and a host of other authorities at his San Jose ranch Tuesday. Authorities also took attorney Melvin Lee Emerich into custody at the ranch. Read More