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Jessica Christian/Special to the S.f. ExaminerActivist Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer joins a housing rally at City Hall on Tuesday.

SF coalition files anti-real estate speculation tax measure

With real estate speculation emerging as a leading issue of concern at…

Jessica Christian/Special to the S.f. ExaminerActivist Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer joins a housing rally at City Hall on Tuesday.
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

Mayor Ed Lee announces 'Yes on A' campaign

Mayor Ed Lee launched a campaign for Proposition A in Chinatown on…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
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SF begins debate over proposed soda tax ballot measure

Dueling sides in the soda-tax debate staked their ground Wednesday during City…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerThe Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition helped Fadhl Radman update his store and offer more produce. The City will soon give similar help to more shops.

Corner store the first in Tenderloin to get a healthy makeover

On Wednesday afternoon, 60-year-old Augusto Reguindin walked across the street from his…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerThe Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition helped Fadhl Radman update his store and offer more produce. The City will soon give similar help to more shops.
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New e-cigarette restrictions will limit sales, permitted sites

The practice of smoking electronic cigarettes without any restrictions may soon end…

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Poll says Bay Area residents favor soda tax

Supporters of San Francisco's proposed sugary beverage tax for the November ballot…

mike koozmin/2012 S.f. examiner file photoAlamo Square residents successfully rallied to restrict tour buses in their neighborhood.

Supervisors to examine tour buses after complaints, crash

Tech commuter shuttles are not the only buses that irk some San…

mike koozmin/2012 S.f. examiner file photoAlamo Square residents successfully rallied to restrict tour buses in their neighborhood.
Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerChain stores

Expansion of SF chain store regulations would be bad for business, report says

In 2009, residents of the Mission banded together to stop clothing retailer…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerChain stores

Ex-Supervisor Olague's housemate dies in fire

A man who was critically injured in a fire in San Francisco's…

Pat Wellenbach/2010 AP file photoA man was knocked out by another man who wanted cigarettes in the Tenderloin on Tuesday.

SF leaders working to limit tobacco sales permits as cigarette sales rise

A fee The City tacks on to sales of tobacco might not…

Pat Wellenbach/2010 AP file photoA man was knocked out by another man who wanted cigarettes in the Tenderloin on Tuesday.
One resolution for Mayor Ed Lee in 2015 could be to declare a moratorium on evictions in The City.

With robust San Francisco economy, officials look to address affordability concerns

As San Francisco’s local economy rebounds thanks in large part to the…

One resolution for Mayor Ed Lee in 2015 could be to declare a moratorium on evictions in The City.
Supervisor Eric Mar had collaborated with outgoing board President David Chiu on legislation approved Tuesday that requires predictive schedules for chain store retailers.

Supervisors unite behind proposed soda-tax measure

San Francisco city leaders are united in an effort to slap a…

Supervisor Eric Mar had collaborated with outgoing board President David Chiu on legislation approved Tuesday that requires predictive schedules for chain store retailers.
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San Francisco supervisors plan to combine soda tax measures

A day after Supervisor Eric Mar announced intentions to introduce a 2-cents-per-ounce…

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San Francisco supervisor orders study on effects of sugary beverages on society

New York City’s mayor tried to ban soda, while the president of…

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Beth LaBergeThe City College  Chinatown/North Beach Campus at 808 Kearney St on Nov. 7

CCSF's critical role in local economy highlighted in report

Everybody knows that City College of San Francisco is in crisis and…

Beth LaBergeThe City College  Chinatown/North Beach Campus at 808 Kearney St on Nov. 7
twitter.com/SFPDBikeTheftA Twitter account launched by the SFPD has helped police crack down on bicycle chop shops and thieves.

San Francisco expected to set goal of reducing bike thefts by 50 percent in 5 years

City officials want bike thefts reduced by 50 percent within five years,…

twitter.com/SFPDBikeTheftA Twitter account launched by the SFPD has helped police crack down on bicycle chop shops and thieves.
MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERCCSF is engaged in a legal battle with the ACCJC for accreditation.

CCSF closure would bruise San Francisco's economy

If City College of San Francisco is shuttered, at least $300 million…

MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERCCSF is engaged in a legal battle with the ACCJC for accreditation.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee stand in the doorway of the Jackson Street home where they've raised seven children and which they will soon be forced to leave. The family

Brand new San Francisco parklet vandalized days after completion

It only took vandals a few days to show Clement Street merchants…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee stand in the doorway of the Jackson Street home where they've raised seven children and which they will soon be forced to leave. The family
Eric PolitzerSupervisor London Breed says that CleanPowerSF is "the most important environmental initiative in San Francisco."

New regulations for chain stores in S.F. proposed

Chain store regulations would increase under a citywide proposal submitted by Supervisor…

Eric PolitzerSupervisor London Breed says that CleanPowerSF is "the most important environmental initiative in San Francisco."
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerNorman Fong of the Chinatown Community Development Center helps launch the Broadway Sansome Apartments on Thursday.

Geary Boulevard's underpass days could be over

The recessed section of Geary Boulevard near Fillmore Street has long separated…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerNorman Fong of the Chinatown Community Development Center helps launch the Broadway Sansome Apartments on Thursday.