Politics

LA police embedded informant at 2017 church protests against Donald Trump

On four separate occasions in October 2017, the informant entered Echo Park United Methodist Church with a hidden recorder.

 

Free Muni, Uber crackdowns and bikeshare support — D5 supervisor candidates stake out transportation positions

Free Muni for all, car-free streets, a crackdown on scofflaw Uber drivers,…

 

Billionaire Tom Steyer pledges to fight corporations at Mission District campaign event

Presidential candidate positions himself as a financially independent outsider

 

Tax on Uber, Lyft rides heading to voters

New fee intended to reduce traffic congestion, fund transit

Supes suffer sticker shock over cost of BART’s ‘fancy tents’ to cover escalators

Market Street canopy project to total $91.3M, with around half coming from city transportation bond

Proposed ‘IPO tax’ pulled from November ballot

Supervisor Mar plans to pursue revised measure in 2020

Trump Jr. fundraises for president at Nob Hill party for SF Republicans

Prominent San Francisco Republicans hosted Donald Trump Jr. and former Fox News…

SF’s checkout bag fee to rise to 25 cents

Legislation also bans plastic produce bags

Voters to decide on increased campaign finance disclosures, new limits on contributions

Ballot measure would restrict donations from developers with projects under consideration by city

Supes defeat Mayor Breed’s November charter amendment to speed up housing

Competing measures split over definition of affordable housing

ICE raid threat spurs protests

Following reports that U.S. President Donald Trump will order Immigration and Customs…

State bill seeking to boost protection for gig workers advances in the Senate

Many contractors, including Uber and Lyft drivers, could be reclassified as employees

Juul-backed measure to overturn SF’s vaping sales ban qualifies for November ballot

A showdown over San Francisco’s vaping sales ban is set for this…

Neighbors sue to block Embarcadero homeless shelter

Residents follow through on legal threat after Board of Supervisors backs 200-bed facility

SF places $600M bond on November ballot to address affordable housing crisis

City officials unanimous in backing for measure, which requires two-thirds majority to win approval

SF police union pulls support for DA hopeful over ‘inconsistent’ remarks

A candidate for district attorney was surprised to learn Monday that the…

SF fails to secure $3M in state funds for mobile recycling pilot

Shutdown of centers has left city without enough places to return bottles and cans

Judge upholds legality of SF tax measures funding childcare, homelessness services

Business, anti-tax groups argued two-thirds majority required for approval

SF saw a big increase in homelessness this year. But exactly how big depends on who counts as homeless.

City count identifies 1,700 more homeless people than official numbers based on federal guidelines.