London Breed

Mayor, board president signal CleanPowerSF support

San Francisco will try again to create a power alternative to PG&E…

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Poverty in perspective: 10,000 homeless households flood SF public-housing waitlist over six days

The challenge San Francisco faces in its quest to end poverty recently…

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Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.

SF temporarily opens public housing wait list for the homeless

San Francisco's public-housing wait list has been closed for years, but it…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerLondon Breed

Moderate, mayor-aligned Supervisor London Breed elected to board’s top post

London Breed landed the president’s seat on the Board of Supervisors at…

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Breed proposes legislation to protect nightclubs from noise complaints

Supervisor London Breed introduced an ordinance at the Board of Supervisors meeting…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoWhile a civil grand jury report suggests that Mayor Ed Lee's plan to create 30

San Francisco housing ‘crisis’ plan draws increased attention

San Francisco's soaring rents and increased evictions have reached nearly every corner…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoWhile a civil grand jury report suggests that Mayor Ed Lee's plan to create 30
LM Otero/ap file photoWhile 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence

SF supervisors take stand on 49ers’ handling of McDonald domestic violence allegations

San Francisco supervisors have denounced the football team that bears The City's…

LM Otero/ap file photoWhile 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence
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Supervisors committee approves $1.2B contract for new Muni light-rail vehicles

San Francisco's political leaders have bitterly fought recently over transit-related issues from…

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mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors will vote today on an amended ordinance that would eliminate restrictions on the number of arcade games a San Francisco business can have based on its square footage.

SF set to relax restrictions on arcade machines

Pinball enthusiasts have apparently scored in a push to revise San Francisco's…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors will vote today on an amended ordinance that would eliminate restrictions on the number of arcade games a San Francisco business can have based on its square footage.
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoSmartphone robberies accounted for half of the robberies in San Francisco last year; nationally

Bill to require mandatory kill-switch feature in cellphones passes Senate

A bill proposed by State Senator Mark Leno that would require mobile…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoSmartphone robberies accounted for half of the robberies in San Francisco last year; nationally

Supes pass graffiti ordinance aiming to cut down on clean-up costs

Legislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back…

Supervisor Breed calls for SF legislation requiring kill-switch feature for mobile devices

If Sacramento does not pass a “kill-switch” requirement for mobile devices sold…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerSupervisor London Breed has introduced legislation targeting graffiti vandals; police made 203 graffiti-related arrests in 2013

SF takes aim at graffiti vandals, tries to lessen burden on victims

San Francisco’s $20-million-a-year graffiti problem has seemingly caused more problems for victimized…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerSupervisor London Breed has introduced legislation targeting graffiti vandals; police made 203 graffiti-related arrests in 2013
Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerSan Francisco emergency responders sometimes arrive at calls without a paramedic due to staffing shortages

SF Fire Department seeking more money for paramedics

In order to bring a paramedic to all of its 911 calls,…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerSan Francisco emergency responders sometimes arrive at calls without a paramedic due to staffing shortages
EVAN DUCHARME/SPECIAL TO THE  S.F. EXAMINERLondon Breed is proposing that vandals should pay to clean up their marks.

Graffiti vandals should pay for cleanup costs

Graffiti is a costly, enduring problem in San Francisco. Taggers have marked…

EVAN DUCHARME/SPECIAL TO THE  S.F. EXAMINERLondon Breed is proposing that vandals should pay to clean up their marks.
Jay Huish is the executive director of San Francisco's retirement system.

SF board decides not to divest pension money from fossil fuel companies

San Francisco’s public pension fund will not divest more than $530 million…

Jay Huish is the executive director of San Francisco's retirement system.
A proposed blueprint for Japantown

San Francisco creates blueprint to preserve cultural history of Japantown

After more than a decade of planning, the Japantown community and The…

A proposed blueprint for Japantown
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

Supervisors blast SFPUC, mayor over CleanPowerSF program

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has refused to set electricity rates…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup
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.
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

S.F. proposal to mandate flexible work hours for caregivers amended to address concerns

San Francisco supervisors could soon be deciding whether to put a measure…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup