Politics

African American leaders call for city to use tax funds for reparations

Leaders of San Francisco’s African American community are calling on the city’s…

 

SF approves fix to mental health crisis, but city officials still working on funding

‘Blueprint’ unanimously backed to transform homeless services

 

Homeland Security easing facial recognition rule for airports

The Trump administration’s proposed mandatory use of the technology was included in the so-called unified agenda

 

SF to launch office regulating emerging technology in 2020

Yee: city will permit ‘net common good’ innovation

City supervisors move to save CCSF classes after budget cuts

San Francisco supervisors are proposing funding to restore hundreds of classes that…

Big name officials crowd race for tiny Democratic Party board

The San Francisco Democratic Party campaign clown car is rollin’ once again.…

Ronen says $100M service expansion is ‘going to fix’ SF’s mental health crisis

Compromise mental health plan has backing of mayor, full Board of Supervisors

Civil liberties lawyer files to take on Pelosi

A San Francisco-based civil liberties lawyer, progressive advocate, DJ and poet is…

Supes sound off against bill increasing housing density near transit hubs

Senator Wiener calls resolution opposing SB 50 ‘little more than symbolic political theater’

House has ‘no choice’ but to move to impeach Trump, Pelosi says

(WASHINGTON) Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that she is asking House committees…

Homeless swept from Polk Street alley despite lack of shelter beds

On one of the first rainy days of the fall season, San…

Kamala Harris is out: What went wrong?

Her forceful demeanor belied the risk-averse approach to politics that she’d long established in California.

Kamala Harris drops out of presidential race

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris suspended her presidential run Tuesday, according to two…

Plans in works to build 1,700 supportive housing units for formerly homeless

Nearly 600 homes planned for families without housing

Supes to vote on proposal for more services to treat mentally ill, substance users

Proposed Mental Health SF program costs capped at $150M annually

Supes to vote on expanding eviction protections for tenants

Supervisor Haney seeks to close ‘loopholes’ in new state law

California voters call climate change their top priority

Nearly half of likely Democratic primary voters call the issue the No. 1 priority for the next president

A letter to San Francisco’s new DA Chesa Boudin

But I worry that you may be less sympathetic to the physical and emotional toll that victims, their families, and their communities endure

Legalize public housing

California’s housing shortage is getting worse. In this hot housing market, private…

Formerly homeless contend with high heat, accessibility issues in supportive units

Five fans blew the hair of Mary Rogus over her face as…