Politics

SF Sheriff Vicki Hennessy decides against running for re-election

This will be the first election since 2011 in which an incumbent will not be in the sheriff race

UPDATE: More than 900 donors and $10,000 from Benioff BOOST rival homeless shelter GoFundMe

Wealthy residents are gearing up to fight a proposed Navigation Center on Port property

Joe Alioto Veronese’s plan to run for District Attorney sunk by Peskin’s Prop. B

It’s “arrivederci!” for Joe Alioto Veronese’s run for district attorney. And he…

Mayor London Breed taps Dr. Anton Nigusse Bland as SF’s first director of mental health reform

Dr. Anton Nigusse Bland, medical director for Psychiatric Emergency Services at Zuckerberg…

Bernie Sanders announces support for Bay Area Ford GoBike unionization

Sanders is all in for San Francisco bike share unionization. Presidential hopeful…

Bernie Sanders presidential rally draws thousands to Fort Mason

For the local politicos who backed Sen. Bernie Sanders Sunday at a…

While some SF officials back homegrown presidential hopeful Harris, others are feelin’ the Bern

Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris may have developed her career in the…

Report: Public bank could require billions in investment, take decades to break even

A final report from a task force established last year to study…

Herrera, Walton move to restrict e-cigarette sales, manufacturing in SF

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Shamann Walton on Tuesday…

Legislation on Harvey Milk signage at SFO sent back to committee

Legislation dictating the size of signs honoring slain LGBT leader Harvey Milk…

Number of inmates released on electronic monitoring triples following bail ruling

The number of people released from jail on electronic monitoring has tripled since the landmark Humphrey ruling last year.

Yee calls for SF to lower speed limits, take action on traffic deaths

A San Francisco supervisor is leading a drive to slow traffic on…

City moving ahead with contested transformation of India Basin

As Mayor London Breed announced a $25 million donation on Tuesday that…

Proposed ban on cashless stores expanded to include Amazon Go

Supervisor Vallie Brown on Tuesday announced she is expanding her proposed ban…

SF could name street in honor of late Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A small South of Market street near San Francisco’s Public Defender’s Office…

Civic leaders demand accountability from Baer, Giants

SF leaders demand accountability from Larry Baer, MLB following alleged domestic violence incident

Chiu bill would prevent cities from towing vehicles for nonpayment of parking tickets, registration

Cities would no longer be allowed to tow vehicles with multiple unpaid…

In the face of toxic cleanup, redevelopment, Treasure Island residents fight displacement

Treasure Island residents who rallied for increased scrutiny of an ongoing toxic…

No easy fixes for ‘broken’ mental health care system for the homeless

A fix for The City’s “broken” mental health system for the homeless…

Students strike for climate action

Hundreds of Bay Area students walked out of school and on to…