Eric Mar

Increase accountability for economic development subsidies

Spurred by news reports that Wal-Mart may be planning to expand into…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAlvarado Elementary School in Noe Valley now gets power from 180 solar panels; more schools are in line for solar energy installations.

San Francisco achieves first with school solar panels

Alvarado Elementary School in Noe Valley is a white-walled, two-story building that…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAlvarado Elementary School in Noe Valley now gets power from 180 solar panels; more schools are in line for solar energy installations.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoAiling City College of San Francisco is planning to use some of its Proposition A windfall

San Francisco supervisors urge City College to use funds for classes

Two supervisors are calling on City College to use millions of dollars…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoAiling City College of San Francisco is planning to use some of its Proposition A windfall
smi23le/FlickrUCSF is planning on cutting nearly 300 positions.

UC San Francisco layoffs target of rally by union, officials

State and local officials are joining UC San Francisco Medical Center employees…

smi23le/FlickrUCSF is planning on cutting nearly 300 positions.
Beth LaBerge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSatisfied customers: Falaofuta Satele and her daughter Desiree Satele leave a Fresh & Easy store on Third Street on Wednesday. “We love this store

Fresh & Easy locations in San Francisco could close if buyer not found

Five years after making an ambitious push into the U.S. grocery market,…

Beth LaBerge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSatisfied customers: Falaofuta Satele and her daughter Desiree Satele leave a Fresh & Easy store on Third Street on Wednesday. “We love this store
S.F. Examiner File PhotoAfter a close race with F.X. Crowley Norman Yee was officially named District 7 supervisor nine days after the election. See a breakdown of the votes below the article or click on the photo to see more.

131 votes make Yee winner in District 7 race

Board of Education President Norman Yee declared victory Thursday in one of…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoAfter a close race with F.X. Crowley Norman Yee was officially named District 7 supervisor nine days after the election. See a breakdown of the votes below the article or click on the photo to see more.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoMajor victory: Supervisor Eric Mar triumphed over challenger David Lee in District 1.

Record-setting spending by challenger in District 1 didn’t out Mar

No contest saw a greater rush of money into San Francisco politics…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMajor victory: Supervisor Eric Mar triumphed over challenger David Lee in District 1.

Lee, board must pull together to solve big issues

This election season wasn’t the most offensive, but it produced the usual…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerEric Mar celebrates after learning he was re-elected as District 1 Supervisor.

Eric Mar returns as District 1 supervisor

Incumbent Eric Mar was apparently re-elected to his post as District 1…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerEric Mar celebrates after learning he was re-elected as District 1 Supervisor.
Leases for store locations on Bayshore and Geary Blvds. were granted to the discount chain Grocery Outlet

Grocery Outlet to open two new San Francisco stores in Richmond District and Visitacion Valley

San Franciscans could soon have more options about where to buy food.…

Leases for store locations on Bayshore and Geary Blvds. were granted to the discount chain Grocery Outlet

Mar is the right choice for District 1

Eric Mar may be the supervisor who brought us the Happy Meal…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco is working to prevent corporations from signing long-term leases only to turn around and rent them back to out-of-town employees when needed.

Legislation would crack down on short-term corporate apartment rentals

In a city with skyrocketing rents, rent-control laws, and strong tenant advocacy,…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco is working to prevent corporations from signing long-term leases only to turn around and rent them back to out-of-town employees when needed.

Food mecca S.F. needs to make healthy decisions

Discussions of food in San Francisco conjure up images of locally sourced…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoA proposal by Supervisor Eric Mar would provide incentives to stores that carry healthier food items.

Supervisor Eric Mar wants healthier food options in San Francisco

Perhaps best known for his ban on toys in Happy Meals, Supervisor…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoA proposal by Supervisor Eric Mar would provide incentives to stores that carry healthier food items.
District 1 supervisorial candidate David Lee has claimed in ads that incumbent Supervisor Eric Mar is taking questionable funding from super PACs and other special interests. Mar dismissed the ads as “ridiculous lies.”

Rival District 1 candidate David Lee questions Eric Mar backers

Mudslinging has started in the fierce head-to-head battle over who will represent…

District 1 supervisorial candidate David Lee has claimed in ads that incumbent Supervisor Eric Mar is taking questionable funding from super PACs and other special interests. Mar dismissed the ads as “ridiculous lies.”
S.F. Examiner File PhotoComing soon? The Alexandria Theater in the Richmond district is set to become part of a mixed-use development.

Mar, community want shuttered Alexandria Theater to be better protected

The shuttered Alexandria Theater in the Richmond district may be getting some…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoComing soon? The Alexandria Theater in the Richmond district is set to become part of a mixed-use development.

Olague answering to builders, not voters

Nobody was surprised to see this pro-high-rise Board of Supervisors affirm its…

States should handle public-school issues

Pouring money into public education is an exercise in futility, particularly with…

SF Examiner file photoBoard candidates must now raise $10

Upcoming election tests public financing changes in S.F.

Candidates running for a seat on the Board of Supervisors this November…

SF Examiner file photoBoard candidates must now raise $10

Require bicyclists to get liability insurance

Thanks for your excellent article (“Speed push cited in bike death,” June…