The sale of bottled water is banned in 14 national parks, and now two treasures in the cradle of the environmental movement are being asked to jump on board. Read More
In February, police arrested five people after a melee involving about 200 people broke out on Broadway.
After a long, contentious battle in which both sides walked away numerous times, a deal to build two new hospitals in San Francisco has been brokered, marking a win for everyone in The City. Read More
New hospitals will grace both Cathedral Hill and the Mission district after a lengthy and contentious development squabble between city leaders and California Pacific Medical Center officials ended in a tentative compromise announced Tuesday. Read More
Inside the cavernous building at Pier 27, construction workers Tuesday worked on the structure that will eventually welcome cruise ship passengers to San Francisco.
Outside of the glass-and-steel building, city officials gathered Tuesday to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal. Read More
In a city known for its top-notch cuisine, outdoor restaurant seating can be precious real estate. Piazza Pellegrini on Columbus Avenue has the rare luxury of a spacious outdoor patio — a perk that is all the more coveted in the ultra-dense North Beach neighborhood — but owner Dario Hadjian isn’t exactly counting his blessings right now. Read More
Some San Francisco supervisors are scrambling to find an acceptable compromise that would prevent condo-conversion legislation by Supservisors Scott Wiener and Mark Farrell from becoming a bitter battle that could be a no-win situation for centrists. Read More
Hundreds of San Francisco bicyclists report the theft of their two-wheelers annually, and victims include city supervisors who are now looking to curtail the rising crime.
Thieves appear to be doing anything they can to score a bike — cutting locks and riding off within minutes, peering through mail slots of old Victorian homes and busting in if bikes are spotted, and sneaking into garages when the doors open to make away with stored bikes.
San Francisco city officials are threatening to revive legislation requiring that the pharmaceutical industry operate a drug disposal program if it does not cough up money to keep The City’s existing one going.
San Francisco is among a number of cities grappling with what to do with unwanted drugs and questioning who should carry the burden of the cost. Read More
David Chiu became the longest-serving president of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday when he was unanimously re-elected by his colleagues to a third two-year term.
After having first secured the post in 2009 with the backing of progressives, and retaining the job two years later with the help of moderates whom he rewarded with committee assignments, Chiu managed to secure election this time around with a decisive 11-0 vote. Read More