Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that changes a number of planning codes for District 3, which includes Chinatown, North Beach and the waterfront. Read More
After three years of contentious spats with neighbors and legislative snarls, the renovation of the North Beach Branch Library is one final vote away from approval. Read More
As San Francisco is on pace to bust through its overtime spending budget and spend more in overtime this fiscal year than last year, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would lower the per worker overtime cap of 30 percent of hours worked to 20 percent of hours worked, or 416 hours instead of 624 hours. Waivers are granted for city workers to exceed the cap. Read More
Funeral services were held Saturday morning for Andy Zeng, the slain 16-year-old who was found with a gunshot wound to the head this month at a home in The City’s Silver Terrace neighborhood. Read More
With more than 30 people running for mayor, there have to be a few that you’d like to have the chance to mack on. You could have just the opportunity you’ve been looking for next week, when the New Leaders Council hosts it’s Second Annual “Smokin’ Hot Progressives” event, during which “dates” with several mayoral candidates and other powerful politicos will be auctioned off. Read More
Parking in San Francisco: There will be an app for that.
Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and various officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will hold a press conference Thursday to announce the launch of The City’s new parking data program. Read More
After The San Francisco Examiner reported that San Francisco’s elected officials will receive pay raises next fiscal year, former District 2 supervisor and mayoral candidate Michela Alioto-Pier called on them to forgo the raises. Read More
At least one elected official plans to refuse the pay raises the Civil Service Commission granted Monday. Read More
As President of the Board of Supervisors, David Chiu has been yelled at, threatened, and even serenaded — but he generally keeps his cool. When he became saucy at a recent Budget and Finance Committee, one had to take notice. Read More
Hey techies, here’s a chance to meet the front runners in the mayor’s race without having to leave your seat.
Eight of 31 current candidates for San Francisco mayor will be part of an online townhall meeting on June 16. Those lucky candidates include Michela Alioto-Pier, David Chiu, Bevan Dufty, Tony Hall, Dennis Herrera, Joanna Rees, Phil Ting and Leland Yee. Read More