Supervisor Scott Wiener is planning to introduce a resolution that will urge the expansion of a bike-sharing network in San Francisco.
The City’s oft-delayed bike-sharing plan, managed by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, is supposed to feature up to 500 interchangeable bikes at 50 different stations where users can pick up and drop off the two-wheelers across downtown San Francisco. Read More
A group of nudists filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court seeking to stop the Board of Supervisors from passing an ordinance next week that would ban nudity in The City.
The supervisors are set to vote Tuesday on a proposal by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would prohibit the display of genitals or buttocks in city plazas or parklets. The ban also would apply to sidewalks, streets and public transit. Read More
San Francisco is often considered to be a city where anything goes. But public nudity has gone too far, and it needs reigned in. Read More
Before deciding to enjoy the Castro neighborhood’s popular plazas better check the rule book.The Board of Supervisors approved in a 6-5 vote Tuesday regulations for use of the Harvey Milk Plaza and the Jane Warner Plaza, which previously were not covered by city laws. It is now illegal to camp and, during certain hours, sleep in these public spaces. There is now no smoking and no selling of merchandise without a city permit. Read More
Spooked by its violent past, the Castro district will not host a Halloween street party tonight.
There hasn’t been such a bash since 2006, the year a shooting injured nine people during the decades-old event.
In 2002, five people were stabbed and 30 arrested at the party.
But in 2007, the popular spookfest, held since 1979, was indefinitely banned in order to keep lawless ghouls from causing trouble. Read More