Eric Mar

No effort to build consensus on tech tax

Earlier this week the “tech tax” — a proposed 1.5 percent payroll…

 

Measure to protect SF artist, manufacturing space makes November ballot

In the last regularly scheduled meeting before summer recess, the Board of…

 

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

San Francisco’s short-lived tech tax proposal for the November ballot was officially…

 

SF may reclaim responsibility for urban forest

San Francisco’s urban forest is in crisis, but a solution is in…

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that…

Special Board of Supes meeting showcases political divide

There was perhaps no better image of City Hall’s political divide than…

Political tensions rise ahead of deadline for November ballot measures

Political tensions remained high at City Hall on Thursday as the Board…

Business leaders call proposed SF tech tax political, counterproductive

The technology sector Tuesday blasted a proposed tax on tech companies as…

Voters may be asked to tax SF tech companies

San Francisco five years ago lured technology companies like Twitter to the…

Reform Slate is what SF Democrats deserve

San Franciscans can take a major step toward preserving The City’s unique…

SF’s sit-lie law may be told to take a hike

San Francisco police officers should stop citing homeless residents for sleeping on…

Build affordable housing the right way

Recently, my colleagues on the Board of Supervisors announced a proposal: “Density…

Supervisor calls for Ocean Beach safety improvements after teens swept out to sea

After two Vallejo teens were swept out to sea at San Francisco's…

SF strives to eliminate hunger by 2020

San Francisco must spend more than $13 million in the next fiscal…

Dog owners aren’t only ones to consider

The proposed National Park Service dog management rule is an opportunity for…

San Francisco raises tobacco purchase age to 21; voters to decide affordable housing requirements

San Francisco became the first major California city Tuesday to raise the…

SFMTA board approves changes to tech commuter shuttle program

San Francisco’s transit agency agreed to modify the commuter shuttle program Tuesday,…

Progressive bloc leading on commuter shuttle, affordable housing debates

The political power of San Francisco’s newly formed progressive majority on the…

SF requires safer storage of firearms left in vehicles

San Francisco added a new gun control law to the books Tuesday…

City planners cite challenges in proposed law to regulate chain store subsidiaries

San Francisco is looking to regulate chain store subsidiaries the same way…