There are polls about who is winning in the race to become the next mayor of San Francisco, but there is also another yardstick by which we can measure the contestants: online friends. Read More
A roofing company will be prosecuted after its staff confessed to illegally dumping tons of its decrepit and toxic leftovers on Bayview streets, costing The City thousands of dollars to remove.City Attorney Dennis Herrera will make the announcement at a news conference Tuesday, after a long, joint investigation with the Department of Public Works and Bayview Police Station. Read More
It was a whirlwind of activity for mayoral candidates Saturday, and that’s after several were spotted at Supervisor Sean Elsbernd’s annual Crab Feed Friday night. Read More
City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday will unveil a lawsuit against several Excelsior District tobacco shops accused of selling pipes used to smoke crack cocaine.The exact details of the civil suit were not available Wednesday, but Herrera spokesman Jack Song said the office would be seeking unspecified penalties for code violations against at least five local shops. Read More
Today, Luz Sigman and Cynthia Gamino will walk up to the city clerk of San Francisco and ask for a marriage license. And the city clerk will reject them.So they will sit down in the clerk’s office and watch other couples walk past them and receive licenses. Sigman said it “sucks to go up there with the person you love and not be able to get married.” Read More
The San Francisco mayor race is looking a lot like Bay to Breakers — plenty of entrants, many characters and a few professional runners.
Yet given that the winner will be decided by the chaotic and confusing system called ranked-choice voting for the first time, the theme of the campaign is becoming clearer.
Hello, whiskey — it is us, San Francisco’s unsteady voters. Read More
The last thing a mayoral candidate in this town wants to do is to annoy its gay constituents, but that’s precisely what Dennis Herrera did with a poorly chosen word on his campaign website. Read More
Money is already piling up and campaign momentum is building 10 months before voters will head to the polls and decide who will serve as San Francisco’s mayor for at least the next four years. Read More
Among the things the new year will bring to San Francisco: SmartMeters.In June, City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office petitioned the California Public Utilities Commission to place a moratorium on SmartMeters until concerns about the devices’ accuracy could be better addressed. Read More
You can cast a vote on Twitter for who will be the replacement for Mayor Gavin Newsom, who is leaving to take his post as lieutenant governor by Jan. 10.The voting on Twitter is run though the website sfmayorvote.com that asks "Who should be interim SF Mayor?" Read More