Gardeners in San Francisco will have a few options to get their hands dirty on Saturday.
The Department of Public Works is partnering with the American Community Gardening Association and the San Francisco Parks Trust for a free event about gardening and growing your own food. Read More
The Film Commission is meeting in closed session Monday to possibly vote on recommending to Mayor Gavin Newsom who he should pick to serve as the commission’s executive director following Stefanie Coyote’s somewhat controversial resignation, which came with a Read More
A proposal to allow restaurants and other commercial ventures to open up inside San Francisco’s LGBT Center was supported Thursday by the Planning Commission.
The LGBT Center opened in 2002 at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard, where community organizations provide financial, employment and health counseling, and other services. Read More
More than 3,600 unemployed residents have found work through Mayor Gavin Newsom’s highly praised Jobs Now program, which taps stimulus money to pay for 100 percent salaries for employees who are hired by local companies through the program. Read More
Millions of dollars of spending will go to offset cuts to health, substance abuse and other social services championed by Board of Supervisors members under a budget deal hammered out Tuesday that will also save two of Mayor Gavin Newsom’s prized programs.Last-minute budget discussions at City Hall lead to a deal about Newsom’s proposed $6.5 billion city and county annual budget, ending in a 10-1 approval of the fiscal plan. Read More
After Congress recently failed to extend monies for San Francisco’s successful unemployment program, Mayor Gavin Newsom invited to City Hall a few hundred employees and their bosses who are participating in Jobs Now to prove how successful the federally funded stimulus project has been. Read More
Lately, it seems that San Francisco hasn’t been faring well when it comes to Washington politics.
First, Jobs Now, Mayor Gavin Newsom’s federally funded program to help jobless San Francisco residents find work, has been derailed as of Sept. 30 since Congress has yet to approve funding to extend it. Read More
Even if the police chief says residents have nothing to worry about in light of a recent string of armed robberies, Mayor Gavin Newsom isn’t turning a blind eye.
Sure, there is a crime in a big city — that’s part of living in San Francisco, Newsom told reporters Wednesday. He then rattled off statistics to show that San Francisco is still a safe city, well safer than it was last year. Read More
It might not seem like it, but the streets of San Francisco are getting nicer, smoother and generally better looking. Mayor Gavin Newsom proved it when he boasted about the latest street improvements on Valencia Street in the Mission district, with its larger sidewalks, street art, new trees and lighting.
It’s part of the mayor’s overall Better Streets Plan to revitalize major corridors throughout The City. Next on the list? Cesar Chavez. Read More
While some city planners might not be standing behind their department head John Rahaim, Mayor Gavin Newsom is.
The mayor on Thursday defended Rahaim in his decision to fire a handful of city planners in May after an uncensored pornographic email was sent around the Planning Department office. Read More