Commuters who use their own vehicles were likely counting their lucky stars after BART protests wreaked havoc on public transit riders leaving San Francisco on Monday night. Unfortunately, a fire near Cesar Chavez Street and southbound U.S. Highway 101 changed that rosy outlook. Read More
In 1976, César Chávez and his United Farm Workers union placed Proposition 14 on the California ballot. Its goal was to ensure that farm workers would have secret ballots when deciding whether they wanted to be represented by a union.
A UFW flier explained why it’s so important for farm workers to be allowed to vote in secrecy: Read More
A 27-year-old man was fighting for his life after being shot in the Mission district neighborhood Sunday night, capping a violent weekend that saw two killings in The City. Read More
The ongoing efforts to transform Cesar Chavez Street from a busy automobile thoroughfare to an artery that is safe for pedestrian and cyclists will continue tonight.At 6:30 p.m., the Planning Department will host a community design workshop to discuss possibilities for the eastern portion of Cesar Chavez Street, covering the section of the street that is bookended by Highway 101 and Interstate 280. Read More
A proposal to transform Cesar Chavez Street from a busy automobile thoroughfare into a stretch of road that is safer for pedestrians and bicyclists was approved Tuesday.Under the measure, the Mission district street would feature fewer automobile lanes, a median with green space, and sidewalk bulbouts that decrease the length pedestrians have to walk to cross the street. The plan would also bring permanent bike lanes, storm water planters and energy efficient lighting fixtures. Read More