Politics

New audio of couple calling police on SF man bolsters racial bias claims, supe says

Pacific Heights incident spurred CAREN Act to outlaw discriminatory reports to police

 

California releasing most prison inmates 12 weeks early to clear space amid coronavirus

California prisons will release inmates as early as 12 weeks ahead of…

 

Supes to vote on proposal to ease restrictions on gay bathhouses

Mandelman hopes to ‘make the operation of adult sex venues more feasible.’

 

Supreme Court deals Trump a defeat, upholds demand for his tax returns

By David G. Savage Los Angeles Times The Supreme Court dealt President…

Breed’s bond for parks and homelessness gains support as it grows by nearly $50M

Renovation of Chinatown’s Portsmouth Square added to proposal

Study finds SF paid family leave measure has yielded limited benefits so far

More fathers take parental leave, but many employees unaware of program

Mayor taps former Supervisor Malia Cohen to serve on Police Commission

Mayor London Breed on Monday nominated former Bayview neighborhood Supervisor Malia Cohen…

City Attorney seeks to recoup ‘illegal profits’ gained by Walter Wong through city contracts

San Francisco will seek to recover “illegal profits” gained by well-known permit…

Supes place measure on November ballot to lower voting age to 16

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place on the November…

SF hotels and offices could face strict new cleaning requirements

Hospitality industry argues ‘Healthy Buildings’ legislation could actually increase coronavirus risk

City puts $3M yearly price tag on plan to probe deputy misconduct

A proposed ballot measure to ensure that deputies are held accountable for…

Supes hold off on November ballot measure to boost police foot beats

Two San Francisco supervisors who planned to ask voters this November whether…

District 5 race presents a challenge for moderates

Despite support for London Breed, neighborhood continues to lean progressive by most measures

  • Jun 28, 2020

SF adopts emergency law requiring large employers to rehire their workers laid off during COVID-19 pandemic

Workers laid off from large employers in San Francisco were granted the…

Voters have a chance to let non-citizens serve on SF advisory boards

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place on the November…

Assemblymember Ting issues apology for affair

San Francisco Assemblymember Phil Ting on Saturday issued a public apology for…

Proposal to ban hiring of officers with histories of misconduct moves forward

A resolution urging city officials to implement a blanket ban on hiring…

Laid off workers in SF could gain right to be rehired at same pay

Proposal amended to apply to larger businesses only

U.S. Supreme Court says Trump’s decision to end DACA was unlawful

By David G. Savage Los Angeles Times In a striking rebuke to…

As SF faces big budget deficit, tax hikes land on ballot

Mayor and supervisors in talks over dueling gross receipts tax measures