Politics

Newsom taps head of SF cannabis office for state role

San Francisco’s top cannabis official is about to vanish in a puff…

Supes slam PG&E for ‘extortionary’ demands delaying public projects

Dozens of public projects have suffered delays and cost increases as a…

Support builds for plan to give nonprofits first crack at buying apartment buildings

A proposal that would place nonprofits first in line to purchase multi-unit…

First cannabis equity permit moves toward approval, faces pushback from rejected applicants

A hearing on a retail cannabis dispensary in San Francisco’s Upper Haight…

Maybe the tax pain felt by Trump supporters can turn into something good

There was an uproar last week on social media from people receiving…

Supes question contract for mental health services, citing performance issues for nonprofit

San Francisco supervisors questioned Wednesday whether to approve a multi-million contract with…

SF could ban brick-and-mortar businesses from going cashless

In an effort to address inequity, San Francisco officials on Tuesday moved…

Spending deal will help pay for homeless and affordable housing, shelter beds

A more than $200 million spending deal up for approval Tuesday will…

Impact of homeless conservatorship plan more limited than expected

A plan to expand San Francisco’s ability to involuntarily hold the homeless…

Legislation requiring right to counsel for older youth moves forward

Legislation that would ensure all youth in San Francisco have access to…

SF supervisors seek increased protections for childcare facilities

Two San Francisco supervisors plan to introduce legislation in the coming weeks…

Amid a climate of fear, SF prepares for first online US Census

Worried that an undercount could mean losing out on billions of dollars…

Spending deal to benefit teachers, homeless services moves forward

San Francisco’s debate over how to spend hundreds of millions of dollars…

The shaping of Kamala Harris’ identity

It’s an important moment for Senator Kamala Harris. On Martin Luther King…

Nonprofits, small property owners say they can’t afford SoMa special tax district

A years-long effort to create a special tax district to fund quality…

Ronen seeks to force SFO to change Harvey Milk signage plan

Almost a year after San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed legislation…

SF supes reach tentative agreement on how to spend $181 million in ‘windfall’ money

By golly, people, we’ve got agreement. Maybe. For weeks now city officials…

Wiener legislation would prohibit cosmetic genital surgery on intersex babies

State Sen. Scott Wiener introduced legislation Monday that would prohibit medically unnecessary…

Legislation allowing safe injecting sites in SF reintroduced after veto

State Sen. Scott Wiener on Monday announced the reintroduction of legislation that…