A recent survey showed that Bay Area clean tech companies were struggling to create new green jobs, in part because consumer demand was lagging. Read More
Mayor Gavin Newsom might be losing steam in the race for lieutenant governor. The most recent poll shows that Newsom, the Democratic candidate, and his opponent Republican Abel Maldonado are tied, according to a SurveyUSA poll released Thursday. Read More
It took a while but Newsom has nominated someone for the final empty slot on the Police Commission, white-collar crime attorney Jamie Slaughter. Read More
The first day of school starts next week and Mayor Gavin Newsom is here to remind students they better be there. At 12:30 p.m. Thursday, the mayor will announce a citywide anti-truancy effort with District Attorney Kamala Harris and SFUSD Superintendent Carlos Garcia. Read More
It's a day that's been long overdue. Mayor Gavin Newsom will meet up with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Transbay Transit Center and California High Speed Rail Station Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Read More
It will be a quiet Tuesday for Mayor Gavin Newsom who will stay inside City Hall and hold meetings with staff. He might duck out for a few hours to make campaign phone calls and perhaps attend a conference about Proposition 23 -- the ballot measure that would suspend California’s landmark climate bill AB 32. By the way, Newsom is opposed to Proposition 23. Read More
There seems to be no better way to celebrate the end of a ban on more bike lanes than by, well, creating a new bike lane. Mayor Gavin Newsom will join bikers and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority Monday afternoon to begin striping a new bike lane at Townsend and 4th streets. Read More
San Francisco is on its way to being the greenest, most bike-friendly city in the nation – at least that’s what Mayor Gavin Newsom believes.
On Monday, the mayor joined the bike community and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority in rolling out the first stripe of a new bike lane on Townsend Street near Fourth Street. The project is the first of some 45 new bike lanes. Read More
The ink had not yet dried on the city budget when Mayor Gavin Newsom’s budget czar Greg Wagner started worrying that money from yet another stimulus program was coming into question. This round would have been more devastating for The City, which had already factored the roughly $40 million increase for medical reimbursements from the feds into Read More
The City is getting started today on its first bike lane project along Townsend Street, since the moratorium on new bicycle lanes and other bike-related improvements was lifted last week.
On Friday, a Superior Court judge lifted a 2006 injunction that was blocking The City from moving forward with its plan for 45 new bike lanes and other bike infrastructure improvements citywide. Read More