City Hall News

Neighborhoods

SoMa Task Force evaluates its work

The Western South of Market Task Force will provide a “report card” on its efforts on such matters as housing affordability, the retention of jobs, parks and open space, transportation and pedestrian safety at itsmeeting tonight. The task force was created in November 2004. Tonight’s meeting will be held at 6 at City Hall, in Room 421.

Arts Commission

Mayor joins commission for arts fair

The San Francisco Art Commission will host the third annual Arts Education Resource Fair on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave. Mayor Gavin Newsom and schools Superintendent Gwen Chan will join artists, parents, students and education professionals to discuss available art programs.

Board of Supervisors

Committee votes on eastern neighborhoods legislation

A Board of Supervisors committee will vote on legislation today that would require the Planning Department to draft improvement plans for the eastern neighborhoods and ways to fund proposed improvements.

The legislation would also require the department to issue annual progress reports.

The Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets today to vote on the legislation at 1 p.m., in City Hall, Room 263.

Police Commission

Panel to meet in Bayview district

The San Francisco Police Commission will meet in the Bayview district at 6 p.m. today, where it will hear testimony from community groups and residents.

The meeting will take place at the Earl P. Mills Community Auditorium at 100 Whitney Young Circle.

Bay Area NewsLocal

Just Posted

London Breed, mayor of San Francisco, on May 26, 2021. Black women achieved a historic milestone as mayors of eight major American cities this year and political analysts say the record number points to “the age of Black women in politics.” (Bethany Mollenkof/The New York Times)
Eight Black women who run some of the biggest U.S. cities

By Jennifer Harlan and Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio New York Times… Continue reading

Salesforce Tower and several other buildings in downtown San Francisco can be seen through the fog; climate scientists report that The City’s beloved mascot may be on the decline. (Courtesy Engel Ching)
Is San Francisco losing its fog? Scientists fear the worst

This isn’t just an identity crisis for San Franciscans. It’s an ecological problem

The Bay Area is vying to be one of 16 communities,<ins> spread across the U.S., Canada and Mexico,</ins> to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup soccer championships. Games would be played at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (Courtesy Bay Area Host Committee, World Cup 2026)
Bay Area launches bid to host World Cup games in 2026

FIFA officials pay San Francisco a visit as they tour prospective venues

Molly Welton’s 10-foot-long camper, sporting a custom wood window and bar, is stationed by a rusty gas station on Lincoln Avenue near the windblown, sandy expanse of Ocean Beach. (Photo by Paolo Bicchieri)
The spirit of San Francisco is alive and well in Molly Welton’s mobile cafe

California Kahve near Ocean Beach serves coffee and treats with morals and taste

Most Read