With a route that nearly spans the length of San Francisco, from South of Market to the Excelsior, Muni’s 14-Mission line is one of the transit agency’s longest. That is why it can be such a pain for riders who are dropped off before their preferred stop.
In an effort to make up for scheduling shortfalls, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has recently been cutting short its route on the 14 line, a development that has irked passengers. Read More
Rec and Park established a $7 nonresident fee for visitors of Golden Gate Park’s Botanical Garden to help close a budget deficit. But Supervisor John Avalos says its time to eliminate it. Read More
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu continued a vote Tuesday on his proposed legislation that would amend regulations on the distribution of handbills, like restaurant menus and political fliers. Chiu requested the board hold off on a vote until its Feb. 15 meeting. And in the meantime, he plans to address the concerns raised. Read More
The muddy and uneven grass fields near the Minnie and Lovie Recreation Center in Oceanside will be the ninth ones in The City to get a synthetic replacement. Read More
Nothing stokes populist rage like talking about Muni in San Francisco.
And if you are talking about Muni dumping its riders off before the end of the line, then you may end up with people yelling. Read More
Don’t expect Ed Lee to be celebrating his possible appointment as interim mayor in The City. Read More
Political fighting erupted Tuesday about who should serve as San Francisco’s interim mayor.
The Board of Supervisors started nominating candidates for mayor to serve out the remainder of Gavin Newsom’s term after he is sworn in as lieutenant governor. Read More
Questions about the legality of Mayor Gavin Newsom postponing his swearing-in as lieutenant governor persist as the current Board of Supervisors has its last chance to select a replacement today.
Newsom was in line to take office Monday with the rest of the elected state officials, but he postponed his start date in order to finish up business as mayor and influence the appointment of his successor. Read More
San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday gave final approval of an ordinance that will require that city residents be hired for municipal construction projects.The legislation will require 20 percent local hiring in the first year, increasing by 5 percent each year to 50 percent in the seventh year. The measure had drawn concern from some contractors and building trade unions. Read More
Out-of-work San Franciscans are in line to benefit from one of the most aggressive local-hiring laws in the nation.The City’s goal to have half the jobs on public construction projects go to those living in San Francisco has long fallen short, averaging about 20 percent. Read More