An outpouring of community support for a bar described as a gathering place for artists, musicians and Lower Nob Hill residents succeeded in overturning the Police Department’s recommendation to reject its liquor license application. Read More
Attacks against transgender people in the Mission district have government officials mobilizing to prevent further violence as the recent crimes evoke past tragedies and call into question The City’s commitment to protect such individuals. Read More
In Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors debate over the personal use of furniture, some supervisors took up hours for their own personal use. Read More
➤ “Speed key to Muni transit vision,” Local News, TuesdayMuni has solutions right in front themWill Reisman’s story implies that reducing Muni travel times is some kind of extraordinary goal and something “For the agency to strive for over the next 50 years.” This is completely ludicrous. Why does Muni need half a century to fix this problem? Read More
Opponents of the 8 Washington St. luxury condo development are casting a shadow on the project by zeroing in on its precarious proximity to a city sewage line carrying 20 million gallons of human waste a day. Read More
Supervisor David Campos said Tuesday that he has abandoned a proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk and instead plans to pursue getting an airport terminal named in Milk’s honor.
Campos said he gave up on the idea of putting a question on the ballot asking voters to approve the name change after the plan generated a fair amount of opposition, including from Mayor Ed Lee. Read More
A proposal to create no-protest zones around women’s health clinics such as the Planned Parenthood site in the Mission district advanced to the full Board of Supervisors on Thursday. Read More
People from the business, nonprofit and aviation worlds are expected to be named today to a panel that will address renaming guidelines for San Francisco International Airport, a person familiar with the proceedings said. Read More
You don’t cancel Christmas, and you don’t cancel Carnaval. But The City plans to find out why the Mission district’s biggest and most important cultural event found itself in such dire fiscal straits that the May festival was nearly canceled.
Celebrated the Sunday before Memorial Day, the event features dancers, musicians and cultural elements from all Latin American traditions — making it a uniquely unifying parade and street fair that’s the biggest of its kind on the West Coast. Read More
A revised plan for the Northeast Mission neighborhood makes acquiring a residential parking permit easier, but business groups and community members say the proposal, which would also add meters, does not address their needs. Read More