Mayor Ed Lee

Anita Lee wipes away a tear as she listens to her daughter, Brianna speak during a ceremony to honor Mayor Ed Lee on the one year anniversary of his death at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee’s memory celebrated at City Hall ceremony

San Francisco city officials celebrated the life of the late Mayor Ed…

 

Former Mayor Willie Brown presents Anita Lee, wife of former Mayor Ed Lee, with a firefighter hat survivor award to honor her late husband at a luncheon to commemorate the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire at John's Grill on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Former Mayor Lee honored at event commemorating 1906 Earthquake

Anita Lee, wife of former Mayor Ed Lee, was presented with a…

 

Board President London Breed attends a Chinese New Year event in Chinatown on Friday Feb. 16. Mayoral candidates are vying for the backing of Chinatown's voters, but community leaders remain divided. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown remains divided on mayoral candidates as Breed gains support

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

 

Some 1 percent of vehicles in San Francisco are electric. (Courtesy photo)

Mayor Lee joins 3 other West Coast cities calling for more municipal electric vehicles

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined mayors in Portland, Los Angeles and…

Some 1 percent of vehicles in San Francisco are electric. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed is applauded before being voted in for a second term as president at City Hall Monday, January 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Breed re-elected as SF’s Board of Supervisors president

London Breed became president of the Board of Supervisors on Monday for…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed is applauded before being voted in for a second term as president at City Hall Monday, January 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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SFPD distributing 6,300 toys this holiday season

A holiday toy drive organized by the San Francisco Police Department has…

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Above, Uber's experimental self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Penn. An Uber-made self-driving car rolled through The City last week, but was being driven by a person. (Courtesy Uber)

Mayor Lee tells Uber to cease driverless car operations until correct permits are obtained

Mayor Ed Lee spoke with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Friday morning, telling…

Above, Uber's experimental self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Penn. An Uber-made self-driving car rolled through The City last week, but was being driven by a person. (Courtesy Uber)
Top stories of the week: driverless Ubers, funding for homeless, Twitter surveillance

Top stories of the week: driverless Ubers, funding for homeless, Twitter surveillance

Had a busy week? Here are our top local news stories from the past…

Top stories of the week: driverless Ubers, funding for homeless, Twitter surveillance
CCSF students, faculty and supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall to introduce a proposal for free community college for all in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Tuition-free CCSF hangs in the balance

Pointing to income inequality, members of the Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday…

CCSF students, faculty and supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall to introduce a proposal for free community college for all in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Top stories of the week, 12/9

Top stories of the week, 12/9

Had a busy week? Here are our top local news stories from the past…

Top stories of the week, 12/9
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

$45M allocated to building businesses and nonprofits in SF’s low-income communities

The San Francisco Community Investment Fund (SFCIF) was awarded $45 million in…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

‘Safe Shopper’ tips, video released by SFPD

A video was released by the San Francisco Police Department, Mayor Ed…

City College of San Francisco faculty members gather outside the Civic Center Campus in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 during a one-day strike. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Balancing SF budget could come at cost of free City College

As San Francisco engages in a budget re-balancing act in the middle…

City College of San Francisco faculty members gather outside the Civic Center Campus in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 during a one-day strike. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee expected to wait until January to appoint new supervisor

Mayor Ed Lee is expected to wait until next year to appoint…

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Interim agricultural zoning laws introduced in wake of marijuana legalization

City Hall took steps Tuesday to change current laws around marijuana, in the wake…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Ismael Gonzalez watches his friend's tent on 19th and Shotwell streets in San Francisco's Mission District on Thursday, November 11, 2016. Gonzalez is homeless and works various simple labor jobs. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s budget re-balance begins after sales tax increase fails

Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. Or, in the case of…

Ismael Gonzalez watches his friend's tent on 19th and Shotwell streets in San Francisco's Mission District on Thursday, November 11, 2016. Gonzalez is homeless and works various simple labor jobs. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Affordable housing development announced in Excelsior District

Mayor Ed Lee on Monday morning announced a new housing development in…

San Francisco firefighters and city officials hold a ceremony to commission a new fireboat at McCovey Cove in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, October 17, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF commissions newest fireboat on anniversary of Loma Prieta quake

San Francisco welcomed its newest fireboat, dubbed “The St. Francis,” on Monday,…

San Francisco firefighters and city officials hold a ceremony to commission a new fireboat at McCovey Cove in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, October 17, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Police Commission President Suzy Loftus. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Police Commissioner says federal report factors into SF chief search

The San Francisco Police Commission did not come to a decision Wednesday…

Police Commission President Suzy Loftus. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (left) and San Francisco Acting Police Chief Toney Chaplin listen as Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Director Ronald Davis speaks during a news conference releasing an assessment report on the San Francisco Police Department at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, October 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor accepts damning federal review of SFPD as ‘painfully accurate’

The San Francisco Police Department was slammed Wednesday in a federal review,…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (left) and San Francisco Acting Police Chief Toney Chaplin listen as Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Director Ronald Davis speaks during a news conference releasing an assessment report on the San Francisco Police Department at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, October 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)