Politics

California’s eviction ban is ending. Gov. Newsom and lawmakers have 3 weeks to extend it

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers face an 18-day deadline to…

 

Sex offender registration reform effort prompts death threats

Conspiracy theorists accuse state Sen. Scott Wiener of protecting pedophiles

 

Competing Hayes Valley petitions reveal fractured response to tent encampments

Some business owners say they signed a ‘tent-free zone’ petition unwittingly

 

What California knows about Kamala Harris

More than any other vice presidential contender in a generation, Kamala Harris’…

Mayor Breed unveils $446.1 milion COVID-19 budget proposal

Mayor London Breed unveiled the budget proposal Tuesday for The City’s COVID-19…

Sen. Kamala Harris chosen as Joe Biden’s running mate

Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his running…

Legislation to expand access to mental health services makes its way through state legislature

Bill would require insurance coverage of mental illness on same level as physical illnesses

Newsom: State can’t afford White House unemployment benefits plan

The state of California does not have the financial wherewithal to afford…

Uber, Lyft ordered to classify drivers as employees

California judge issues scathing decision granting preliminary injunction

Mayor Breed’s nominees for SFMTA board win support in committee

Sharon Lai and Jane Natoli await approval from full Board of Supervisors

Advocates call for permanent moratorium on ‘poverty tows’

Ron Trathen hates change. He recalls moving around a lot as a…

A self-funded, independent future for Caltrain?

Joint Powers Board approves governance reforms and a sales tax ballot measure

Public transportation officials nationwide ask Congress for $32 billion

Local agencies say future uncertain without additional federal aid

State officials sue Uber and Lyft for wage theft

California Labor Commissioner’s Office alleges ride-hail companies violating AB5

SFMTA Board passes ‘clean’ sales tax ballot measure to fund Caltrain

After a weeks-long impasse, tri-county leadership appears to have reached a compromise

Nomination delays, vacancies impair SFMTA board’s ability to vote

Supervisors to consider mayor’s nominees on Aug. 10

District 7 race leads supervisor contests in campaign contributions

The race to replace outgoing Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee has…

Jones Street getting more pedestrian space after months of community pressure

Pedestrians on Jones Street will have more room to walk as early…

Pandemic exacerbates food insecurity for San Franciscans in need

Mayor Breed proposes $45.7 million for meal programs under two-year budget

SFMTA board rejects proposed ballot measure to fund Caltrain

Surprising vote leaves already uncertain future of Caltrain in question