Politics

Haney calls for a task force to reduce open air drug dealing in the Tenderloin

City spends more than $12 million a year on enforcement, but lacks longterm strategy

Chinese residents tell supervisors they are more afraid despite data showing crime is down

Police lack demographic data to say if particular ethnic groups targeted

Making ‘Auntie Rose’ proud: Breed swears-in Chinese commissioners

Also: Dennis Richards has a few caveats he would like to share

City weighs new corporate tax on stock compensation as tech companies prepare to go public

‘IPO earthquake’ expected to increase housing prices, wealth gap

Report: help ‘urgently’ needed to address growing student loan debt

Growing crisis hits SF’s poorest neighborhoods the hardest

State Senator Scott Wiener denounces ad campaign as ‘despicable’

Flyers featuring civil rights leaders compared housing density legislation to urban renewal of 1960s

Supes seek answers in leak of police report on death of Jeff Adachi

Freelance reporter allegedly sold the document to media outlets for $2,500 each

SF could raise its bag fee to to 25 cents, ban plastic produce bags

Proposed law intended to encourage shoppers to bring their own bags from home

City scales back size of proposed waterfront homeless shelter, promises additional security, accountability

Many residents remain uninterested in compromise on project ahead of April 23rd vote

Proposal to provide safe parking for RVs gains support

Mayor promises $1M in funding for program to help homeless living in vehicles

Supes recommend rejection of mayor’s pick for the Rent Board

Tenant advocates argue Reese Isbell lacks critical experience for role

Sophie Maxwell, Tim Paulson appointed to city’s public utilities commission

Former supervisor vows to do ‘whatever is necessary’ to help create a public utility

On Guard: JUUL hires former dueling campaign consultants, hinting at big-money ballot fight to come over vape ban

Also: Letters from residents show support for waterfront Navigation Center as well as opposition

San Francisco officials call Trump proposal to release immigrants in sanctuary cities “scare tactics”

President’s tweet the latest jab at cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities

  • Apr 12, 2019

Haney introduces legislation requiring homeless shelters in every district

Supervisor responding to controversy over planned waterfront Navigation Center

Businesses to get 90 days to comply with SF’s proposed ban on cashless operations

Amazon Go has said it will begin accepting cash after similar legislation adopted in other cities

New public defender picks up battle against overzealous prosecutors in honor of Adachi

Manohar Raju pushes for bill to reduce overcharging in felony cases

Official claims Breed asked her to resign amid debate over closing juvenile hall

Juvenile Probation Commission President Rebecca Woodson said she resigned at mayor’s request

City working to finalize Housing Authority takeover plans

Mayor London Breed submitted a draft agreement to the federal government Monday…