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The City's voter-mandated “Five-Year Financial Plan” released Thursday by the City Controller’s Office indicates San Francisco is at capacity in more ways than one. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF stretched to the limit by tech boom, says city report

San Francisco’s years-long tech boom has The City bursting at the seams.…

 

A new audit from the City Controller’s Office found numerous issues with San Francisco’s contract process that ultimately costs taxpayers more money. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Audit: SF’s city contracting process riddled with problems

San Francisco spends more than $1 billion annually on city contracts with…

 

San Francisco's litter fee on cigarette sales will increase to 40 cents on Jan. 1, 2016, to offset the costs of cleanup crews in San Francisco. The City generated more than $2 million last year through the litter fees. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco to double litter fee on cigarette sales

For the first time since imposing a litter fee on the purchases…

 

Effort underway to overhaul supportive housing for homeless

A decade after San Francisco prioritized the creation of supportive housing to…

Mike Koozmin/Special to The SF ExaminerA city report credits increasing tax revenue from hotel

Green rolls in, but San Francisco budget still in red

The local economy is recovering more quickly than city officials had expected,…

Mike Koozmin/Special to The SF ExaminerA city report credits increasing tax revenue from hotel