Mayor Gavin Newsom said he and Police Chief George Gascón are close to releasing a set of recommendations about how to deal with The City's troubled crime lab moving forward.
Today, Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi is expected to introduce legislation that would strip The San Francisco Police Department’s authority to run the crime lab. Read More
The Board of Supervisors Government Audit and Oversight Committee meets Thursday to vote on legislation that would require census workers to be allowed access to residential hotels to engage in census activities.
Introduced by Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, the legislation comes as a census count is ongoing. Read More
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi and the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development will host a workshop on potential uses for the Fillmore Muni substation. The City had originally sold the two-story building on the corner of Fillmore and Turk streets to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for $900,000, but plans to turn it into a jazz center fizzled and it was sold back. Read More
The supervisor of The City’s District 5 is co-sponsoring a community meeting Tuesday to discuss possible uses for the former Fillmore Substation.
City officials have discussed fixing the long-abandoned building at Fillmore and Turk streets, and there’s been talk about converting it into a jazz center or other community resource.
The meeting will be at the Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore St., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Read More
For the second time in a little over a month, residents of the Fillmore District will meet with city officials to discuss development possibilities for an abandoned Muni depot on Fillmore and Turk streets. Read More
In my published column today I opined on the value of getting new synthetic turf playing fields throughout San Francisco, a move that San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi has attempted to slow, if not outright halt, through a series of legislative actions. Read More
Will Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi forge ahead with recommendations in a 125-page peak oil report?
The Board of Supervisors' Government Audit and Oversight Committee is scheduled to hold a 1 p.m. hearing Thursday at City Hall, Room 250, on the peak oil task force report. Read More
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi is making it easier for farmers’ markets to open up for business on land under the jurisdiction of the Recreation and Park Department. Read More
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi introduced legislation Tuesday that would restore the more than $1 million in hotel tax revenue that was cut from maintenance of the city’s convention facilities. Read More
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi’s proposal to cut vending fees for farmers' market stallholders on Recreation and Park land will come before the Budget and Finance Committee on Wednesday. Read More