Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting’s election to the California Assembly has set into motion a possible series of personnel changes that could result in the appointment of a new San Francisco supervisor and affect who becomes the next board president.
Ting bested Michael Breyer on Tuesday to capture the Assembly seat representing western San Francisco and parts of northern San Mateo County. After Ting is sworn in Dec. 3, it will be up to Mayor Ed Lee to appoint his replacement. Read More
With San Francisco on the verge of passing a law to crack down on recreational vehicles parking on city streets, homeless advocates are decrying the measure as a wrong-headed attack on people who live in their vehicles. Read More
New life could be injected into the monthly snooze-fests at which the Board of Supervisors can ask the mayor questions.
In November 2010, voters approved Proposition C, which required The City to hold a monthly question time session but left the rules up to the board and the mayor. While most observers apparently viewed these monthly exercises as boring and scripted, it took until Tuesday to prompt serious calls for change. Read More
Supervisor Carmen Chu’s 4th Annual Halloween Costume for children in need comes to a close soon, but there is still time to donate “costumes, dress-up clothes, festive accessories, masks and props.” Items can be dropped off at Chu’s District 4 office at City Hall in Room 260, Taraval Police Station at 2345 Taraval St., Ortega Branch Library at 3223 Ortega St. and Fire Station No. 18 at 1935 32nd Ave. Read More