City Hall News

Libraries

Main branch to receive first-floor face-lift

The first floor of San Francisco’s Main Library will undergo a major renovation starting Jan. 2. The library’s listening and viewing stations will be discontinued while videos, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks reduced during construction. The project is expected to take eight months to finish.

SFPD

Richmond Police Station to hold potluck

Tonight, the Richmond Police Station will hold a holiday potluck dinner. This is a chance for residents to suggest issues they’d like to see police address in their community forum. The party will be at 7 p.m. in the community room of the Richmond Station, 461 Sixth Ave.

Redevelopment Agency

Agency to debate funding of Tenderloin development

The City’s Redevelopment Agency will decide today whether to loan the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation $3.4 million to help fund a Mission Street housing development.

The TNDC plans to build an eight-story, 78-unit family housing development at 1036-1040 Mission St. for very low-income and homeless families. TNDC has entered an agreement to purchase the property for $5.5 million.

The agency meets today, at 4 p.m., at City Hall, Room 416.

City Attorney’s Office

Formation of social justice litigation group announced

City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced the formation of a working group with law schools at Yale and UC Berkeley that will explore social justice litigation. The initiative will provide opportunities for the law students to participate in lectures and hands-on collaboration with the City Attorney’s Office.

San Francisco courts logjam update: Trials getting back on track

Public defender, supervisor continue fight to get jailed defendants their right to speedy justice

NBA fines Mavericks for bad behavior against the Warriors

Here’s what Golden State had to say about the incident