Malia Cohen

Supervisor Malia Cohen on Tuesday requested Budget Analyst Harvey Rose to examine changing the traditional budget process in The City. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Study will examine changing SF’s budget process

Fresh off leading a rollicking budget process, Supervisor Malia Cohen, who for…

 

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

 

A sign warns of toxic landfill near the San Francisco Shipyard housing project near Innes Avenue and Donahue Street in the Hunter's Point neighborhood of San Francisco Tuesday, Oct. 4. 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cleanup investigation, escalating costs raise questions for Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment

The numbers are no longer adding up for Lennar Urban's massive redevelopment…

 

San Francisco’s third Navigation Center, a proposed 14,000-square-foot facility, will open in the Dogpatch by February 2017. (Rendering courtesy Port of San Francisco)

Dogpatch Navigation Center expected to open by February

San Francisco’s third nontraditional homeless shelter will open in the Dogpatch neighborhood…

San Francisco’s third Navigation Center, a proposed 14,000-square-foot facility, will open in the Dogpatch by February 2017. (Rendering courtesy Port of San Francisco)
(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

First-of-its-kind data release shows racial disparities in SFPD’s arrests, use of force

San Francisco police pull their guns, strike and use physical controls against…

(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Malia Cohen attends a Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall on  July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).

Pay-to-play comment costs supervisor vote on Potrero Hill development

Supervisor Malia Cohen learned the hard way Tuesday night that referring to…

Supervisor Malia Cohen attends a Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall on  July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).
San Francisco’s elected leaders at City Hall must stand up for their values in a responsible manner. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dirty politics at City Hall

We, as a city, benefit when our leaders are passionate, argumentative and…

San Francisco’s elected leaders at City Hall must stand up for their values in a responsible manner. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Who will serve as the next president of the Board of Supervisors? (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Amid heated political sparring, San Francisco approves $9.6 billion budget

Despite heated exchanges with accusations of hypocrisy and extortion, the Board of…

Who will serve as the next president of the Board of Supervisors? (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bayview Opera House reopens after $5.7M renovation

San Francisco officials will celebrate the reopening of the Bayview Opera House…

Supervisor John Avalos is proposing to withhold money from the San Francisco Police Department's budget if the department does not submit quarterly reports on use-of-force and racial data. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor wants to require SFPD to report reform progress

A proposal that would hold millions of dollars of funding for the…

Supervisor John Avalos is proposing to withhold money from the San Francisco Police Department's budget if the department does not submit quarterly reports on use-of-force and racial data. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
In this file photo, former Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, right, sits with supervisors Eric Mar, center, and David Campos while discussing plans at City Hall for San Francisco to have an elected public advocate. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Political tensions rise ahead of deadline for November ballot measures

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

In this file photo, former Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, right, sits with supervisors Eric Mar, center, and David Campos while discussing plans at City Hall for San Francisco to have an elected public advocate. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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Supporters hope to keep second SF soda tax from going flat

San Francisco soda tax supporters are hoping round two of an effort…

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Supervisor Malia Cohen and Supervisor David Campos.

Public advocate proposal talks erupt in name-calling by supervisors

A sign political tensions have reached fever pitch at City Hall, Supervisor…

Supervisor Malia Cohen and Supervisor David Campos.
In this file photo, former Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, right, sits with supervisors Eric Mar, center, and David Campos while discussing plans at City Hall for San Francisco to have an elected public advocate. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Public Advocate post among bevy of charter amendments introduced for November ballot

San Francisco is considering the creation of an elected public advocate position…

In this file photo, former Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, right, sits with supervisors Eric Mar, center, and David Campos while discussing plans at City Hall for San Francisco to have an elected public advocate. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Students, city leaders speak out against ‘racist’ poster at Lowell

A group of black and other minority students who walked out of…

Former City workers who turn judges could see pension bump

Judges who are former employees with San Francisco government are in line…

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Mayor Ed Lee’s Port Commission pick sails through board committee

Mayor Ed Lee’s Port Commission appointment to fill the seat vacated by…

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Superviser Malia Cohen announced a measure requiring independent investigations for all officer-involved shootings during a Tuesday press conference. (Mike Koozmin/S.F.) Examiner)

Scrutiny of officer-involved shootings may increase

A measure introduced to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday could be…

Superviser Malia Cohen announced a measure requiring independent investigations for all officer-involved shootings during a Tuesday press conference. (Mike Koozmin/S.F.) Examiner)
From left, Cannabis State Legislation Task Force members Barbara Fugate, Laura Thomas, Terrance Alan and Sarah Shradar attend the group's first meeting Wednesday. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pot panel sets high ambitions, seeks to build broad political support

The architects behind the vision of San Francisco when marijuana is a…

From left, Cannabis State Legislation Task Force members Barbara Fugate, Laura Thomas, Terrance Alan and Sarah Shradar attend the group's first meeting Wednesday. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Board of Supervisors passed the so-called bike-yield law on Tuesday 6-5. The mayor has previously said he would veto that law. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Supes approve rolling bicycle stop law but mayor to veto

San Francisco’s proposal to allow bicycles to roll through stop signs without…

The Board of Supervisors passed the so-called bike-yield law on Tuesday 6-5. The mayor has previously said he would veto that law. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)