Politics

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

From ‘nic-sicking’ to social media pressure — SF kids talk vaping dangers

Supervisor Shamann Walton seeks vape cartridge ban to protect San Francisco children from nicotine.

Breed taps former MTC director for SFMTA board

Steve Heminger is expected to help lead national search for new Muni chief

DA candidate Chesa Boudin proposes dedicated unit to investigate wrongful convictions

An overworked bureau tasked with probing police shootings currently reviews innocence claims

The search for ‘safe parking’ begins

With legislation approved, city working to identify sites for people living in cars, RVs

City attorney seeks 2020 sunset date for SF gang injunctions

Dennis Herrera takes step to automatically remove men from controversial lists

Beto O’Rourke touches on local issues at SF campaign event

Presidential hopeful jokes about California’s high-speed rail project