Board of Supervisors

Jose Zepeda leads striking Marriott hotel workers with a chant of "One Job Should Be Enough" as they march to City Hall to attend a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Marriott hotel workers march to City Hall for special Supervisors hearing

Striking Marriott hotel workers with UNITE HERE Local 2 marched to City…

 

City Attorney Dennis Herrera swears in Rafael Mandelman as District 8 Supervisor while supervisors Sandra Lee Fewer and Hillary Ronen look on in the Board of Supervisor Chambers at City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mandelman takes oath as District 8 Supervisor

Rafael Mandelman was sworn in as the new supervisor for District 8…

 

Ethics Commission Chair Peter Keane abruptly stepped down Friday after the commission voted against placing a campaign finance reform measure on the ballot.

Ethics chair resigns over failure to place campaign finance reforms on June ballot

The chair of the Ethics Commission has abruptly stepped down after the…

 

Acting Mayor London Breed speaks to Fillmore community activists during a rally on the steps of City Hall on Jan. 18, 2018. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

8 reasons why London Breed should remain mayor of San Francisco

Today, the Board of Supervisors will discuss — and potentially proceed with…

Acting Mayor London Breed speaks to Fillmore community activists during a rally on the steps of City Hall on Jan. 18, 2018. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Malia Cohen on Tuesday requested Budget Analyst Harvey Rose to examine changing the traditional budget process in The City. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Study will examine changing SF’s budget process

Fresh off leading a rollicking budget process, Supervisor Malia Cohen, who for…

Supervisor Malia Cohen on Tuesday requested Budget Analyst Harvey Rose to examine changing the traditional budget process in The City. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Construction cranes are seen over downtown San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

With last-minute tweaks, SF approves new below-market-rate housing mandates for developers

San Francisco continued to hash out details Tuesday of a proposed law…

Construction cranes are seen over downtown San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
A Board of Supervisors committee Monday advanced proposed legislation aimed at cracking down on bicycle "chop shops." (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Bike, homeless groups oppose bill cracking down on SF’s bicycle ‘chop shops’

San Francisco is seemingly out of reach of achieving its goal of…

A Board of Supervisors committee Monday advanced proposed legislation aimed at cracking down on bicycle "chop shops." (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Norman Yee has introduced a ban on robot deliveries on city sidewalks, but his aide said Monday that the legislation remains a work in progress. (Courtesy Ricky Flip/Dispatch)

SF’s robot delivery ban does not compute with business leaders

With strong opposition from the business community, a proposal to ban robot…

Supervisor Norman Yee has introduced a ban on robot deliveries on city sidewalks, but his aide said Monday that the legislation remains a work in progress. (Courtesy Ricky Flip/Dispatch)
A Black Friday shopper navigates Pepper, a robotic concierge stationed at Westfield Mall in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco talks robot tax

Following the recent advice of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Supervisor Jane Kim…

A Black Friday shopper navigates Pepper, a robotic concierge stationed at Westfield Mall in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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SF pension board told to crack down on CEO excessive pay

San Francisco on Tuesday joined the nationwide “say on pay” effort by…

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San Francisco’s IT spending increased 80 percent over five years

San Francisco’s recent hire of the newly created post of chief digital…

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Former District 9 Supervisor David Campos speaks at a rally for immigrant's rights at City Hall on  December 6, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Board to consider additional funds for immigrant legal defense

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to consider additional funding…

Former District 9 Supervisor David Campos speaks at a rally for immigrant's rights at City Hall on  December 6, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed is applauded before being voted in for a second term as president at City Hall Monday, January 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Breed re-elected as SF’s Board of Supervisors president

London Breed became president of the Board of Supervisors on Monday for…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed is applauded before being voted in for a second term as president at City Hall Monday, January 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A report from the budget analyst estimates The City will spend $66 million on pedestrian safety projects in the next five years. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Pedestrian deaths remain steady as SF rolls out new safety measures

Unreliable pedestrian injury data may mean San Francisco’s streets are more dangerous…

A report from the budget analyst estimates The City will spend $66 million on pedestrian safety projects in the next five years. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
CCSF students, faculty and supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall to introduce a proposal for free community college for all in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Tuition-free CCSF hangs in the balance

Pointing to income inequality, members of the Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday…

CCSF students, faculty and supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall to introduce a proposal for free community college for all in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor John Avalos speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).

Avalos finds $38M in budget to counter mayor’s hit to free CCSF

Mayor Ed Lee announced his rebalanced budget last week, but today Supervisor…

Supervisor John Avalos speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).
Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Gabrielle Lurie/S.F. Examiner file photo)

London Breed expected to be re-elected as president of Board of Supervisors

The results of San Francisco’s local election have come in, but there…

Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Gabrielle Lurie/S.F. Examiner file photo)
City College of San Francisco faculty members gather outside the Civic Center Campus in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 during a one-day strike. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Balancing SF budget could come at cost of free City College

As San Francisco engages in a budget re-balancing act in the middle…

City College of San Francisco faculty members gather outside the Civic Center Campus in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 during a one-day strike. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee expected to wait until January to appoint new supervisor

Mayor Ed Lee is expected to wait until next year to appoint…

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)