Politics

Ronen, Haney to call for hearing on closure of permanent beds for mentally ill

Supervisors Hillary Ronen and Matt Haney are demanding a public hearing on…

Hospital workers protest ICE

Health care workers demonstrated against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement policy at…

Business groups appeal ruling upholding taxes to fund childcare, homelessness services

Two measures set to generate more than $400 million annually

Trump announces Bay Area fundraising visit

President Donald Trump has announced he’ll visit the Bay Area next month…

‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg protests with workers outside Uber HQ

California Uber and Lyft drivers agitating to be recognized as employees just…

The real political fight in Chinatown

The showdown over the naming of Chinatown Rose Pak Station put Chinatown’s…

Vaping proponents sue SF over language for November ballot measure

Proponents for a measure backed by E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. that…

  • Aug 23, 2019

Presidential candidates, national leaders make their case at DNC meeting in San Francisco

Factions of the Democratic Party and the broader progressive political movement faced…

City cuts to long-term mental health beds prompt protest

Elected officials, hospital staff call move to short-term beds for homeless ‘short-sighted’

Pelosi comes out against JUUL ballot measure

Local Democratic leadership largely united in opposition to attempt to overturn vaping ban

Why would any Jew be a Republican?

As a Jew, a loud obnoxious one at that, I’m also repeatedly flabbergasted that other Jews are Republicans.

Hundreds of guns come in to California from Nevada. Lawmakers want to stop it

Two dozen California legislators on Wednesday asked their counterparts in the neighboring state to meet this fall to discuss strengthening restrictions on firearms.

New Chinatown station to be named for Rose Pak, but opponents vow to keep fighting

Debate over power broker’s legacy exposes deep rifts in Chinese community

Faced with safety fears in Chinese community, Breed pins blame on Board of Supervisors

San Francisco’s Chinese community is deeply worried about crime, and Mayor London…

Newsom, Mayor Breed tout local efforts to increase housing during affordability chat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom joined San Francisco Mayor London Breed at a…

Julius Kahn Playground could soon be renamed ‘West Pacific’ or ‘Presidio Wall’

Ever heard of West Pacific Playground? How about Presidio Wall Playground? No?…

Supervisor floats 2020 ballot measure to boost sheriff oversight

Walton calls Hennessy plan for independent investigations a ‘good start’ but wants more

School board working to put ethnic studies at heart of district curriculum

Efforts to educate students on concepts such as structural racism, identity and…

School board votes to cover controversial mural rather than paint over it

Board faced intense political backlash, threat of a ballot measure and lawsuit