Politics

Last-minute AB5 amendment empowers city attorney to sue Uber for labor violations

Gig-worker bill would reclassify some contractors as employees

Jack Dorsey’s Square sues SF for a big tax refund

Company argues it was misclassified by city tax collector

NRA sues SF after supervisors label group ‘domestic terrorist’ organization

The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against the city of San…

Advocates call for Muni service that can cross SF in 30 minutes

Supes join rally for #TransitWeek, show support for faster travel times

SF judge allows construction on waterfront homeless shelter to continue

A San Francisco Superior Court judge declined to grant a temporary restraining…

Chinese residents fear they are targeted by criminals, but the data tells a different story

Newly released numbers show black community bears the brunt of many crimes

What happens when union organizing crosses the line?

So what happens when union organizing crosses the line? And by “the…

Supervisor presses for quick reopening of long-term mental health beds

Outraged over plans to close dozens of permanent mental health beds at…

Mayor Breed appoints Ken Nim as director of SF’s celebrated job-training program CityBuild

Mayor London Breed has picked Ken Nim to become the fifth director…

Lawmakers reject Johnson’s election call, block no-deal Brexit

The main opposition Labour Party ordered its 247 lawmakers to abstain.

Some migrants have found jobs, settled into Tijuana

“The majority of migrants want to work and we have work here,” said Jesus Alejandro Ruiz Uribe.

California becomes first state to ban fur trapping

The law followed a public outcry when conservationist Tom O’Key discovered a bobcat trap illegally set on his property near Joshua Tree National Park.

SF declares the National Rifle Association ‘a domestic terrorist organization’

Gun group dismisses move as ‘worthless and disgusting’ ‘soundbite remedy’ to violence

Singer Michael Franti calls on SF to address noisy RV dwellers outside his home

Famed singer Michael Franti may be known for his upbeat melodies, but…

Former SFPD chief returns to political limelight to campaign for Suzy Loftus

Greg Suhr was forced to resign after continuing controversy over police shootings

SF backs off plan to crack down on tech employee cafeterias

Talks on proposal could lead to union representation deal for tech food service workers

Supervisors step up pressure on mayor, DPH to reopen long-term mental health beds

Adding to political pressure on the mayor and health department officials, Supervisor…

Dean Preston’s campaign manager draws fire for flipping SF Democratic Party ‘the bird’

One, solitary finger has some San Francisco Democrats flipping out. Jen Snyder,…

Family, elected officials call for increased security for injured journalist

Brandon Lee allegedly targeted by armed forces in Phillipines over human rights work

Feinstein quietly comes out against JUUL-backed vaping ballot measure

There was no fanfare, no press release, no fiery-denunciation. But with a…