Politics

Tax on Uber, Lyft rides rolls toward the ballot

Measure has support of Mayor London Breed, most of Board of Supervisors

 

Voters could give public, Board of Supervisors greater say over homeless department

Supervisor Matt Haney introduced charter amendment Tuesday creating new oversight commission

 

Showdown looms over ‘contentious’ proposal to compel homeless into treatment

Unclear if Conservatorship legislation has votes to win approval by the Board of Supervisors

 

Facing scrutiny, Mayor Breed says she’s ‘not okay’ with police raids on journalists

‘The more we learn, the less appropriate it looks to me,’ mayor says of SFPD action

The raid on a journalist’s home is San Francisco’s disgrace — and it has only gotten worse

San Francisco’s crackdown on a journalist in an effort to uncover his…

San Francisco’s homeless population is on the rise

Early results of 2019 count shows over 1,000 more people homeless than in previous years

Proposal to shut down juvenile hall gains momentum

Opponents say plan could hurt the youth it is intended to help

Wiener’s housing density bill dead in the water until 2020

Vote on Senate Bill 50 postponed by Appropriations Committee

SFPD Chief Scott stands behind widely condemned raid on journalist’s home

Scott: Officers followed the ‘appropriate legal process’ in search

JUUL files ballot measure to block vape ban

Backed by tobacco giant Phillip Morris, company pushing initiative to protect e-cigarette sales

SF to launch Office of Racial Equity

New body would work to help city agencies, policy makers avoid disparate outcomes and impacts

Mayor Breed walks the line in response to police raid on journalist’s home

The search has been widely criticized as a violation of press freedom

Plan to push homeless, mentally ill substance users into treatment meets with resistance

Supervisors question impact, lack of resources in proposal

Gavin Newsom to repurpose Schwarzenegger’s Capitol smoking tent

As Gavin Newsom’s team prepared for him to take office last fall, Ann O’Leary brought her two children with her to work.

As SF seeks vape ban, JUUL- drops money into small merchants gala

It’s that time again folks. Check your calendars, ignore your mailboxes.

Corporate tax on stock compensation gains board backing as it heads toward November ballot

Proposal expected to have the greatest impact on companies that go public like Uber

SF approves ban on cashless stores

City law requiring businesses to accept cash follows similar moves in Philadelphia, New Jersey

SF appears ready to increase oversight of government surveillance

Legislation bans facial recognition technology, requires board approval for surveillance equipment purchase

Angela Alioto’s use of racial epithet at Democratic Party board prompts calls for her removal

Black city workers attending an April Democratic Party meeting, who were asking…

Surge pricing for nonresident admission at tourist attractions clears first hurdle

City argues plan would help fund free admission for low-income residents, control crowds