Mark Farrell

Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of Salesforce Tower on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Salesforce Tower celebrated in grand opening ceremony

City and project officials gathered to celebrate the opening of the new…

 

An SEIU union member shows off a sticker at the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee on Thursday, April 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Sheehy proposes $16.86 minimum wage for city-contracted employees

San Francisco’s lowest paid workers under contract with The City could see…

 

A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by District 2 supervisor candidate Nick Josefowitz seeking to move the election for the seat from November to June. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

District 2 candidate vows to appeal decision against moving up election

District 2 candidate Nick Josefowitz vowed to file an appeal after his…

 

Interim Mayor Mark Farrell gathered with other city leaders Thursday to announce $377 million in new funding for youth programs over the next five years. (Scott Morris/Bay City News)

SF city youth programs get $377 million in funding over next 5 years

Hundreds of millions of property tax dollars earmarked for youth services has…

Interim Mayor Mark Farrell gathered with other city leaders Thursday to announce $377 million in new funding for youth programs over the next five years. (Scott Morris/Bay City News)
From left, Nathaniel Rothrock, Jean-Paul Jones, Lee Ann Payne, Juan Castro and Derrick Contreras appear in “No, No Nanette.” (Courtesy Ben Krantz Studios)

42nd Street Moon’s ‘Nanette’ taps into fun

The furniture gets moved out of the way in the New York…

From left, Nathaniel Rothrock, Jean-Paul Jones, Lee Ann Payne, Juan Castro and Derrick Contreras appear in “No, No Nanette.” (Courtesy Ben Krantz Studios)
High-speed internet is installed in the Mission-Duboce area on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (Joshua Sabatini/S.F. Examiner)

SF may permit micro-trenching for fiber optic internet providers

San Francisco’s access to high-speed fiber optic internet service may increase under…

High-speed internet is installed in the Mission-Duboce area on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (Joshua Sabatini/S.F. Examiner)
UPDATE: Arrest made in possible Fort Mason hate crime

UPDATE: Arrest made in possible Fort Mason hate crime

UPDATE, 12:45 p.m.: Golden Gate National Recreation Area has released a statement on Monday's…

UPDATE: Arrest made in possible Fort Mason hate crime
Here’s a tip for reading your ballot: You can figure out pretty much whatever you need to know by following the money. (Courtesy photo)

Who do you believe, the Realtors or your own lying eyes?

On behalf of all San Francisco voters, I demand an apology for…

Here’s a tip for reading your ballot: You can figure out pretty much whatever you need to know by following the money. (Courtesy photo)
Officer Gary Kunnaboot, left, stands near Jamie Plummer at the intersection of Folsom and 17th streets in San Francisco’s Mission District on Sept. 8 after receiving a complaint about a tent encampment. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Proposition Q makes life harder for the homeless

Have you seen this year’s ballot? It has an insane amount of…

Officer Gary Kunnaboot, left, stands near Jamie Plummer at the intersection of Folsom and 17th streets in San Francisco’s Mission District on Sept. 8 after receiving a complaint about a tent encampment. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney George Gascon’s office will receive funding for a new unit to investigate police shootings, but not as much as was originally requested. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

DA’s new unit to investigate police shootings granted funding

District Attorney George Gascon’s special unit to investigate police shootings received city…

District Attorney George Gascon’s office will receive funding for a new unit to investigate police shootings, but not as much as was originally requested. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Mark Farrell.(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Supe. Farrell may settle $191K ethics fine for $25K

Supervisor Mark Farrell may settle his $191,000 ethics fine for $25,000. After…

Supervisor Mark Farrell.(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

New commission might help SF housing crisis

A recent op-ed by Supervisor Mark Farrell in the San Francisco Examiner…

Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner

The visible hand pulling strings in San Francisco (It’s money)

The dirty secret of political comedians is that most “political comedy” is…

Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner
(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New, costly ‘Peskin Commission’ is not the answer to the housing crisis

San Francisco is in the middle of a severe housing crisis. More…

(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)

Measure to protect SF artist, manufacturing space makes November ballot

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

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)
Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

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

Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/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)
Legislation that would allow the creation of tens of thousands of in-law units in San Francisco will be voted on by the board today. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors reach compromise to allow in-law units across SF

After weeks of political wrangling, San Francisco is poised today to approve…

Legislation that would allow the creation of tens of thousands of in-law units in San Francisco will be voted on by the board today. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A proposed sales tax, introduced by Mayor Ed Lee with the support of supervisors Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener, would reportedly generate more than $150 million per year.(Alan Diaz/AP file photo)

Proposed SF sales tax hike would reduce consumer spending by $154M, report finds

A proposed sales tax hike that could go before San Francisco voters…

A proposed sales tax, introduced by Mayor Ed Lee with the support of supervisors Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener, would reportedly generate more than $150 million per year.(Alan Diaz/AP file photo)
City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s political divisiveness results in special Board of Supervisors meeting Friday

Fractured politics at City Hall have prompted an unusual move by the…

City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)