Politics

Supes approve fee hike on office development to fund more affordable housing

After some last minute adjustments, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday…

George Gascon to challenge Jackie Lacey for L.A. County top prosecutor

Former San Francisco Dist. Atty. George Gascon said Monday that he will…

Boudin campaign for DA to get boost from Bernie Sanders

Deputy Public Defender Chesa Boudin, one of four people running for district…

  • Oct 28, 2019

Who is backing Ellen Lee Zhou?

San Francisco cannot let Trump cronies divide us

Money flows into DA race with election day approaching

Candidates in the district attorney’s race are seeing some of their best…

SF health officials retract statement 130 patients impacted by patient abuse scandal

Investigation uncovers 130 ‘incidents,’ but it’s unclear how many additional patients may be involved

Park service reopens long-running fight with dog lovers

The National Park Service has revived a decades-long quarrel with local dog…

SF pays $780K fine in Laguna Honda abuse scandal affecting 130 patients

More penalties expected as city seeks to restore faith in skilled-nursing facility

New limits proposed on extended-stay rentals

Legislation introduced Tuesday aims to regulate a growing trend of companies leasing…

Fewer proposes more ‘transparency’ in city budget process

Legislation requires Mayor to hold a public hearing on spending priorities

Tenants union backs housing bond after change in how landlords can pass on costs

To shore up support for November’s $600 million housing bond, the Board…

Slow to reform, SFPD touts lack of police shootings as sign of progress

Department has completed about 10 percent of federal recommendations for improvement

Offensive billboard depicting Mayor Breed has been taken down

That controversial billboard has been taken down. It’s gone. Done. Finito. Ripped…

Report: Affordable housing fee hike could discourage new office development

Amended proposal for increase heads toward full board vote

SF police union dumps $50K into committee against DA candidate

San Francisco’s police union is preparing to spend big money to defeat…

Conservative mayoral candidate defends controversial billboard: ‘this is beautiful art’

Local elected officials denounce depiction of Mayor London Breed as ‘racist’

Interim DA Suzy Loftus lays out plans for brief tenure before election day

‘One week matters’: Candidate fends off criticism that appointment was simply politics

Suzy Loftus sworn in as interim district attorney

Suzy Loftus was sworn in as interim district attorney Saturday morning, a…

Time to be counted: city officials urge residents to register to vote

Even though it’s not a major election year, San Franciscans still have…

Health department human resources director stepping down

The San Francisco Department of Public Health’s human resources director has announced…