City Hall News

Board of Supervisors

Study of city-owned Wi-Fi network to be voted on

The Board of Supervisors votes today on whether to authorize the budget analyst to explore how The City could own its own Internet wireless network.

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick has requested the study as The City is expected to conclude by the end of the year negotiations with Google-Earthlink to build and operate a Wi-Fi network for San Francisco.

The Board of Supervisors meets at 2 p.m., in City Hall, Room 250.

Vote on key Trinity Plaza amendments to be held

A Board of Supervisors committee will vote Wednesday on a handful of ordinance amendments necessary for approval of the Trinity Plaza development.

Approved by the Planning Commission, the development includes 1,900 rental apartments at Market and Eighth streets.

The Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets Wednesday, 1 p.m., at City Hall, Room 263.

Planning Commission

Church near SFSU may get three more cellular antennas

Three more cellular panel antennas may be put on a church steeple near San Francisco State University, the Planning Commission unanimously decided Thursday.

Temple United Methodist Church already has nine such antennas on its steeple.

Mayor’s Office

Newsom to host Family Festival

Mayor Gavin Newsom will host the San Francisco Family Festival on Saturday at Yerba Buena Gardens. The festival begins at 11 a.m. in the gardens on Mission Street, between Third and Fourth streets. For more information visit www.dcyf.org.

More safe sites for people living in vehicles proposed

“This is not a new model; this is something that’s been utilized around the country.”

Homelessness dipped in San Francisco during pandemic

“Our investments in shelter and housing are resulting in improvements in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and conditions on our streets.”

An Australian gem’s emotional night at the Fillmore

Orchestral arrangements amplify resonance of Gang of Youths’ material