Politics

Mayor taps Board of Appeals president for Planning Commission

Following the sudden withdrawal of a San Francisco developer from nomination to…

Supervisors oppose state legislation that would increase housing density

A resolution opposing a controversial statewide housing density bill is set to…

SF to offer financial incentive for businesses to pay homeless tax caught up in litigation

While the revenue from a voter-approved tax on big companies in San…

Fiery SF waterfront advocate, Corinne Woods, dies at 72

Corinne Woods, a fierce waterfront advocate, died peacefully in her home Monday…

Years after FBI probe, SF pay-to-play case ends in plea deals

The corruption scandal emerged from an investigation into organized crime in Chinatown

Breed, Yee call for planned affordable housing bond to grow to $500M

SF’s property tax growth allows for larger measure

Comedy event to go forward at Fillmore Center despite security concerns

All other events canceled through April after deadly shooting as city debates extending lease

Wiener’s housing density legislation faces hometown opposition

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s second attempt to pass legislation increasing housing density…

Mar: Lyft IPO could contribute to income ‘disparities’ in SF

San Francisco-based transportation networking company Lyft went public Friday, with its stock…

SFPOA drops lawsuit seeking to block release of officer personnel records

San Francisco’s police union on Friday dropped a lawsuit seeking to block…

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…