Laura Waxmann

New tenant protections legislation being introduced

Advocates say many landlords skirt buyout laws by failing to report or using aggressive tactics

San Francisco community advocate to join District 5 supervisor’s race

Daniel Landry is the former president of the New Community Leadership Foundation

Homeless sweep leads to few shelter placements

City officials report that the removal of a large homeless encampment from…

Man shot by police in Mission District struggled with homelessness, addiction

Mother questions whether police needed to use lethal force against her son

City supervisors move to save CCSF classes after budget cuts

San Francisco supervisors are proposing funding to restore hundreds of classes that…

SF police shoot burglary suspect in Mission District

Man allegedly attacked officers before being shot in first on-duty SFPD shooting since June 2018

Civil liberties lawyer files to take on Pelosi

A San Francisco-based civil liberties lawyer, progressive advocate, DJ and poet is…

Man sues Catholic archdiocese over child sexual abuse by priest in SF

Plaintiff Genaro Licea calls for release of names of abusive priests

Homeless swept from Polk Street alley despite lack of shelter beds

On one of the first rainy days of the fall season, San…

Oil spill causes street closures in Glen Park

An oil spill in Glen Park has caused street closures, officials report.…

New skyscraper to rise in city’s skyline

A proposed 800-foot tower could soon rise in downtown San Francisco’s rapidly…

Formerly homeless contend with high heat, accessibility issues in supportive units

Five fans blew the hair of Mary Rogus over her face as…

Fire burns half-acre of brush, trees at Baker Beach

A fire that burned about a half-acre of brush and trees near…

Dozens of CCSF part-time instructors lose benefits, jobs after spring class cuts

Sudden change made to balance anticipated $13 million deficit

Statues of Spanish explorer, king defaced by vandals near Lake Merced

Statues of Captain Juan Bautista de Anza and Carlos III of Spain…

Flooding in Muni Metro station causes delay

Flooding between the Church and Van NessMuni Metro stations delayed service early…

Black riders disproportionately cited by BART police for eating and drinking

People of color have been disproportionately targeted by BART police officers for…

Public bank activist to take on Wiener in 2020 state Senate race

Indigenous organizer’s platform includes tenant protections, free education, health care

Tartine Bakery closed by health department for “mice droppings” in food prep area

A rodent infestation temporarily shuttered the Mission District’s popular Tartine Bakery on…

Community raising money support businesses, residents displaced by fire

A GoFundMe campaign launched to support the victims of a large fire…