Public Works

Pedestrians cross Market Street at Powell Street Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor stalls $15M for Market Street safety project, citing concerns

A San Francisco supervisor is calling into question a seven-year-long planning process…

 

San Francisco residents receive training on drain maintenance. (Photo courtesy SFPUC)

‘Adopt a Drain’ program going strong as SF residents sign up to help

If your local storm drain is often blocked, flooded or in need…

 

Items belonging to the homeless are bagged and tagged by San Francisco Department of Public Works clean-up teams and stored in this unit near Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Taking a tour of SF’s storage yard for homeless people’s stuff

San Francisco Public Works employees are The City’s front line for clean…

 

Neil Taylor, a homeless San Francisco resident, stands at the corner of Brannan and Division streets. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

What happens when SF takes homeless people’s ‘stuff’

Super Bowl 50 was supposed be Mayor Ed Lee’s touchdown. The crass,…

Neil Taylor, a homeless San Francisco resident, stands at the corner of Brannan and Division streets. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(S.F. Examiner file photo)

Crews begin annual work removing sand from Great Highway

San Francisco Department of Public Works crews Monday are beginning annual sand…

(S.F. Examiner file photo)

Rain, wind expected Thursday; sandbags available for SF residents

Commuters can expect wet upcoming commutes as rain and gusty winds move…

The Sidewalk Maintenance Standards report says there appears to be less needles, feces, condoms and glass littering the streets of The City. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Less needles and feces found on SF streets, but other litter lingers

The number of needles, condoms and feces on San Francisco’s sidewalks decreased…

The Sidewalk Maintenance Standards report says there appears to be less needles, feces, condoms and glass littering the streets of The City. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Redwood City gearing up for El Nino

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association says the region might see strong…

courtesy photoLongtime DJ Mark Farina headlines “Made in S.F.” this weekend.

Public Works is legendary DJ Mark Farina’s house

Mark Farina, elder statesman of San Francisco dance music, producer and DJ-label…

courtesy photoLongtime DJ Mark Farina headlines “Made in S.F.” this weekend.
courtesy of @sfdpw/TwitterThe Department of Public Works cleared sand off the Great Highway on May 8. Sand frequently blocks the roadway during the windy months of April and May.

3 feet of sand shuts down both directions of Great Highway

San Francisco's Great Highway is shut down in both directions this morning…

courtesy of @sfdpw/TwitterThe Department of Public Works cleared sand off the Great Highway on May 8. Sand frequently blocks the roadway during the windy months of April and May.
courtesy photoProducer Christopher Willits has started a new Sunday evening party

Sunight aims for max chill at Public Works

Electronic music lovers looking for a change of pace are going to…

courtesy photoProducer Christopher Willits has started a new Sunday evening party
Courtesy PhotoRyan Merry’s Icee Hot parties at Public Works focus on the music

Ghosts on Tape Keeps It Icee Hot at Public Works

Modern house aficionados will pack Public Works on Friday for another “Icee…

Courtesy PhotoRyan Merry’s Icee Hot parties at Public Works focus on the music
COURTESY PATTI MILLERS.F.-based electronic artist Devonwho wants to release an official

Devonwho helms Ableton ‘nerd-out’ at Public Works

Sunny, funky experimental electronic artist Devonwho will help leading music software company…

COURTESY PATTI MILLERS.F.-based electronic artist Devonwho wants to release an official
PHOTO COURTESY PATTI MILLERPortland-based electronic artist Natasha Kmeto is happy to be headlining for the first time in The City.

Natasha Kmeto brings soul to electronic music

Futuristic soul singer and electronic music producer Natasha Kmeto will perform her…

PHOTO COURTESY PATTI MILLERPortland-based electronic artist Natasha Kmeto is happy to be headlining for the first time in The City.

Prop. 32 doesn’t fix problem

Proposition 32, meant to limit special-interest funds in politics, takes aim at…

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Fewer clean sweeps of city streets

Starting in September, many residents of The City will be able to…