Ed Lee

Legislation to allow bicyclists to yield at stop signs has moved forward to the Board of Supervisors, but without key support. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Rolling stop for bikes advances without key support

Supervisor Malia Cohen voted Monday against legislation that would allow bicycles to…

Legislation to allow bicyclists to yield at stop signs has moved forward to the Board of Supervisors, but without key support. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Supe. Avalos’ bike-yield law proposal faces key votes

A plan to allow San Francisco’s bicyclists to roll through stop signs…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Mayor Ed Lee announced his plan to create a new city department to tackle one issue, homelessness. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2014)

Mayor Lee vows improved homeless response with ‘homeless department’

A new city department focused solely on The City’s homeless population is…

Mayor Ed Lee announced his plan to create a new city department to tackle one issue, homelessness. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2014)
Mayor Ed Lee has 10 days to sign off on election results before Aaron Peskin can begin his term as District 3 supervisor. (Mike Koozmin/2014S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee to determine when Peskin can begin term

When Aaron Peskin will assume the Board of Supervisors seat he won…

Mayor Ed Lee has 10 days to sign off on election results before Aaron Peskin can begin his term as District 3 supervisor. (Mike Koozmin/2014S.F. Examiner)
Ed Lee was reelected to his second four-year term as mayor of San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Mayor Lee easily holds onto seat

Ed Lee has prevailed in his bid for his second four-year term…

Ed Lee was reelected to his second four-year term as mayor of San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Aaron Peskin meets with supporters outside his election party at Club Fugazi after defeating incumbent District 3 Supervisor Julie Christensen on Tuesday November 3, 2015. (Gabrielle Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Peskin on track to return to supes, Prop. F defeated

Aaron Peskin appears to have reclaimed the seat he once held on…

Aaron Peskin meets with supporters outside his election party at Club Fugazi after defeating incumbent District 3 Supervisor Julie Christensen on Tuesday November 3, 2015. (Gabrielle Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee speaks at the Getting to Zero press conference on Thursday. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF receives $500K grant for ‘getting to zero’ HIV infections effort

San Francisco’s effort to become the first city with zero new HIV…

Mayor Ed Lee speaks at the Getting to Zero press conference on Thursday. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee is facing little opposition in his reelection campaign, allowing him to sail to another four-year term.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Dissension in the streets, but Lee coasting to victory

Like his predecessor before him, Mayor Ed Lee is coasting to a…

Mayor Ed Lee is facing little opposition in his reelection campaign, allowing him to sail to another four-year term.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
If San Francisco moves forward in developing an open source voting system, paper ballots could be a thing of the past. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

San Francisco could lead on open source voting

Nowhere in the United States is there an open source voting system.…

If San Francisco moves forward in developing an open source voting system, paper ballots could be a thing of the past. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
Kitzia Esteva, 28, and Maria Hernandez, 39, both of San Francisco, protest outside City Hall on Oct. 20, 2015 (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Board of Supervisors stands behind sanctuary city policy

Amid a national debate over immigration, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors stood…

Kitzia Esteva, 28, and Maria Hernandez, 39, both of San Francisco, protest outside City Hall on Oct. 20, 2015 (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)

New charges in ‘Shrimp Boy’ case could result in death penalty, feds want continuance

Federal prosecutors say they need more time to prepare for a new…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)
Bevan Dufty, Mayor Ed Lee's homeless czar, will step down from his post on Nov. 6. (Ben Margot/AP)

Bevan Dufty out as Mayor Ed Lee’s homeless czar

Mayor Ed Lee’s homeless czar Bevan Dufty is stepping down from his…

Bevan Dufty, Mayor Ed Lee's homeless czar, will step down from his post on Nov. 6. (Ben Margot/AP)

Mayor Ed Lee does not veto new tenants’ rights legislation

After days of speculation and a showdown between tenant advocates and small…

Tenant rights groups have reason to celebrate after Mayor Ed Lee did not veto  bill that protects against evictions. (Gabriele Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee does not veto Eviction Protections 2.0 but leaves it unsigned

After days of speculation and a showdown between tenant advocates and small…

Tenant rights groups have reason to celebrate after Mayor Ed Lee did not veto  bill that protects against evictions. (Gabriele Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A controversial mobile app introduced Thursday by Mayor Ed Lee allows residents to report homeless persons to San Francisco officials. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

‘Snitch app’ encourages residents to report homeless persons

Residents can now report homeless persons to the city government with a…

A controversial mobile app introduced Thursday by Mayor Ed Lee allows residents to report homeless persons to San Francisco officials. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Housing SF homeless students may cause them to leave the school district

Efforts to house San Francisco’s homeless families with students in the public…

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

Below-market-rate housing expressly for artists can’t come fast enough in San Francisco,…

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement
The City is looking to make it easier to build more inclusionary housing. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New legislation seeks to encourage more below-market-rate housing in SF

San Francisco wants to make it easier for developers to build below-market-rate…

The City is looking to make it easier to build more inclusionary housing. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
During a press conference highlighting the successes of the San Francisco Navigation Center, Victor Frazier tells his story about the Center's positive impact on his life. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee adds $3M to expand homeless navigation sites

In the five months since it opened, the Navigation Center in the…

During a press conference highlighting the successes of the San Francisco Navigation Center, Victor Frazier tells his story about the Center's positive impact on his life. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee, flanked by, from left, supervisors London Breed, Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener, speaks at City Hall on Tuesday about his "blueprint" for creating 30,000 housing units by 2020. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee unveils housing ‘blueprint’ as critics feel voiceless at City Hall

As San Francisco rents continue to rise, Mayor Ed Lee recommitted Tuesday…

Mayor Ed Lee, flanked by, from left, supervisors London Breed, Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener, speaks at City Hall on Tuesday about his "blueprint" for creating 30,000 housing units by 2020. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)