Mayor Ed Lee

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's call for a new timeline for the CleanPowerSF program has received backing from supporters

CleanPowerSF back on track with anticipated job creation, mayor support

The future of San Francisco's renewable-energy program, CleanPowerSF, suddenly appears bright, as…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's call for a new timeline for the CleanPowerSF program has received backing from supporters

New SF medical examiner to take over in March

A Florida medical examiner set to take over as San Francisco's chief…

Courtesy of BART Visions UpdateMayor Ed Lee has called for regional discussions to begin on plans for a second BART transbay tube from Mission Bay to the East Bay.

Mayor Ed Lee announces support for a second BART transbay tube

Following his State of the City speech Thursday, Mayor Ed Lee also…

Courtesy of BART Visions UpdateMayor Ed Lee has called for regional discussions to begin on plans for a second BART transbay tube from Mission Bay to the East Bay.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

Muni to add 40 new light-rail vehicles amidst operating deficit

Standing in Muni's Metro East maintenance yard, Mayor Ed Lee announced Tuesday…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
Courtesy photoKen Cleaveland

It’s slowly getting better for gay SF firefighters

Let's hope that 2015 will be kind to the Fire Department. The…

Courtesy photoKen Cleaveland
Eric Risberg/AP File PhotoLarry Baer

USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and…

Eric Risberg/AP File PhotoLarry Baer
AP PHOTO/RICH PEDRONCELLIState Sen. Mark Leno

The stories behind why Leno won’t run for mayor vs. Lee

Mark Leno is out of the mayor's race, at least for now.…

AP PHOTO/RICH PEDRONCELLIState Sen. Mark Leno
Mayor Ed Lee

Mayor Lee formally announces re-election bid

Mayor Ed Lee is running next year. Twice: Once in February, for…

Mayor Ed Lee
Jaime Henry-White/2013 AP file photoSaturday’s African-American Family Breakfast and Resource Fair is a great opportunity to see what the SFUSD offers black students in order to allow them to succeed.

Providing the right resources for SFUSD’s black students

Even though school days are the most special days, this Saturday is…

Jaime Henry-White/2013 AP file photoSaturday’s African-American Family Breakfast and Resource Fair is a great opportunity to see what the SFUSD offers black students in order to allow them to succeed.
Jessica Christian/Special to the S.f. ExaminerHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi, Lee tout Central Subway as model economic development project

The yearslong creation of the Central Subway is a prime example of…

Jessica Christian/Special to the S.f. ExaminerHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Reed Saxon/APRobin Williams starred in seven films shot in San Francisco and the Bay Area during the 1990's and had lived in the Sea Cliff neighborhood with his family.

San Francisco had close ties to career of Robin Williams

Robin Williams became beloved by audiences across the globe for his wide-reaching…

Reed Saxon/APRobin Williams starred in seven films shot in San Francisco and the Bay Area during the 1990's and had lived in the Sea Cliff neighborhood with his family.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA proposal to boost The City's minimum hourly wage to $15 by 2018

SF supervisors place $15 minimum wage on November ballot, drop housing balance measure

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to boost The City's…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA proposal to boost The City's minimum hourly wage to $15 by 2018
Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.

SF considers joining campaign to lift ban on blood donations by gay men

City leaders have joined a growing movement calling on the U.S. Food…

Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.
Photo: David BlackMayor Ed Lee's Chevy Volt parked on a Muni bus stop.

SF mayor’s car busted for parking in bus zone

The vehicle that shuttles Mayor Ed Lee about town was recently spotted…

Photo: David BlackMayor Ed Lee's Chevy Volt parked on a Muni bus stop.
MIKE KOOZMIN/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOThe majority of the 88 classes canceled so far for the fall semester at City College of San Francisco had less than 10 students enrolled.

Stabilization funding extended for CCSF in state budget

City College of San Francisco will not lose out on state funding…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOThe majority of the 88 classes canceled so far for the fall semester at City College of San Francisco had less than 10 students enrolled.
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoThe controversial issue of installing artificial turf athletic fields at Golden Gate Park’s Beach Chalet could be up to voters who may face dueling ballot measures in November.

Mayor Lee to introduce competing ballot measure in battle over Beach Chalet turf fields

Dueling ballot measures this November, including one proposed by Mayor Ed Lee,…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoThe controversial issue of installing artificial turf athletic fields at Golden Gate Park’s Beach Chalet could be up to voters who may face dueling ballot measures in November.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA proposal to boost The City's minimum hourly wage to $15 by 2018

Mayor Ed Lee proposes $15 minimum wage by 2018

As cities across the nation debate boosting pay for the lowest-paid workers,…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA proposal to boost The City's minimum hourly wage to $15 by 2018
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.

SF supervisors may defy mayor on transit funding measure

San Francisco likes to bill itself as a transit-first city, and it…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoWhile a civil grand jury report suggests that Mayor Ed Lee's plan to create 30

Mayor’s budget plan boosts workforce, increases investment in homeless services and housing

With San Francisco's technology-fueled economy having boosted tax revenue, Mayor Ed Lee's…

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

Mayor Ed Lee sends letter to Star Wars creator to keep Lucas museum in San Francisco

Mayor Ed Lee is attempting to entice George Lucas to locate his…