Politics

Voters could decide if California cities will be punished for not reducing homelessness

With public and political pressure mounting to get homeless people off the…

SF fur ban challenged by industry group lawsuit

A fur industry group has sued San Francisco in an effort to…

Trump, Iran appear to back off military conflict

US President Donald Trump appeared to back away from a rapidly escalating…

California’s first Asian American sheriff sworn in to office in San Francisco

Paul Miyamoto faces challenges including planned jail closure, recruitment crisis in first term

In inaugural speech, Breed focuses on ‘twin troubles’ of homelessness, affordable housing

Mayor calls for construction of 50K homes within the next decade

SF declares a ‘public health crisis on drug overdoses’

Haney: ‘There needs to be so much more done’

Preston announces plan to extend rent control to Fillmore’s 139-unit Midtown complex

Supervisor Dean Preston took the first step Tuesday toward extending the protections…

Housing justice protesters disrupt Wiener housing bill news conference

Senator announces SB 50 amendments adding flexibility for cities

Gavin Newsom hasn’t appointed a homelessness czar. The Legislature might force his hand

Jan. 7—If Gov. Gavin Newsom doesn’t appoint a homelessness secretary, the Legislature…

The search for sanctuary

Immigrants look ahead to an uncertain future after 30 years of changing city policy

Business owners call for looser rules on table service in parklets

Some may savor the notion of changing the law to allow table…

City sees urgent need for increased senior, behavioral health services

SF readying for update of its healthcare services master plan

California could lose a congressional district following 2020 census count

California is poised to lose a congressional seat for the first time…

Former police union head raising money to recall Fewer — but she may not even be running

Former San Francisco Police Officer Association president Gary Delagnes is known for…

An SF resolution for 2020: Erect a statue honoring Dr. Maya Angelou

City to reissue call for proposals from artists

City steps in to save older adult classes from CCSF cuts

Nonprofits to take over some courses for seniors, adults with disabilities

Impeachment and the Republican cult of personality

I was in college during Watergate. When the inquiry began, Republicans leapt to Nixon’s defense.

Top 10 reasons San Francisco will remember 2019

History books will find this 19th year in the third millennium to be notable on several accounts.

Gonzalez gets profane in Twitter battle with AB5 critics

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez has taken to Twitter to defend Assembly Bill 5

The wine cave everyone’s been talking about

The term being used is “wine cave” _ but, ah, it’s not just any wine cave.