Mayor Ed Lee proudly proclaimed on Monday that San Francisco is in an economic boom time, but he also acknowledged work ahead by laying out an ambitious list of new projects, initiatives and changes for the rest of his term.
Fueled by a technology sector that has doubled in size to 42,000 jobs at 1,800 companies during his two years in office, The City is “back on track,” the mayor proclaimed.
The operator of a Bayview district food bank will ask Mayor Ed Lee for an apology after his State of the City address interrupted the weekly Monday morning giveaway.
Deacon Nina Pickerrell runs the Bayview Mission food bank on Jerrold Avenue near Third Street. It gives away food at 10 a.m. Mondays.
Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will give his State of the City address today, announcing his ideas for generating jobs and improving public safety. Dellums also will detail Oakland’s federal stimulus efforts, his office said. The speech is open to the public and will by held at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14th and Broadway streets. Read More
Mayor Gavin Newsom pledged to slash the homeless population in half on city streets by the end of the year.
Newsom, who was elected to his first term in 2003 on a pledge to end chronic homelessness, made the bold proposal during the yearly State of The City address Wednesday evening at the Asian Art Museum. Read More