Mark Leno

Chinatown remains divided on mayoral candidates as Breed gains support

“Pop, pop, pop!” echoes through Chinatown as a man stands in a…

 

Firefighters union asks mayoral candidates for veto power over bike lanes, pedestrian safety projects

Firefighters want their department to wield veto power over Vision Zero street…

 

Gov. Brown signs bill allowing SF to build teacher housing

A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday will allow the…

 

SF closer to building teacher housing as state bill clears legislative hurdle

San Francisco could soon move forward with building affordable housing for educators…

Gov. Brown’s housing plan riling up politics in SF and beyond

Time is running out for Gov. Jerry Brown to approve his housing…

State bill allows CCSF to earn back enrollment funding

For the next five years, City College of San Francisco will have…

Deal reached to take California minimum wage to $15 an hour

SACRAMENTO — California legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement…

Supervisor Jane Kim to take on Supervisor Scott Wiener in Senate bid

The state Senate race has turned into a contest as Supervisor Jane…

New CA kill switch law stirs free speech debate

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, Monday celebrated the potential for wide-reaching…

Smartphones must include 'kill switch' under bill

California is on the verge of becoming the latest state to require…

Survey: most smartphone owners support kill switch; industry lobbyists remain opposed

A majority of the public as well as smartphone manufacturers and carriers…

Leno declines to seek reconsideration of Ellis Act reform bill

The Ellis Act reform bill introduced by Sen. Mark Leno, D-S.F., will…

Ellis Act reform bill passes in State Senate

Legislation proposed by State Senator Mark Leno to limit Ellis Act evictions…

California may remove 'man and woman' state law

A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California…

Consumer Reports says smartphone theft nearly doubled in 2013

Just days after a lobbying group for the wireless industry announced a…

Gascón, Leno say wireless group’s anti-theft commitment falls short

A lobbying group for the wireless industry announced Tuesday what it calls…

SF lawmaker introduces bill targeting Ellis Act loopholes

Legislation expected to be unveiled today by state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San…

Tom Ammiano introduces Ellis Act legislation in Sacramento

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, introduced a bill Friday that would enable…

SF state legislator proposes California minimum wage hike

California workers earning the minimum wage could see pay increases starting in…

Bill would require ‘kill switch’ for smartphones

Tired of waiting for the mobile device industry to help stop a…