Scott Wiener

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoLegislation introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that was approved Tuesday seeks to boost clean-energy usage in San Francisco.

SF’s public-power program set for new customers

After the political uproar last year that followed the failed launch of…

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoLegislation introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that was approved Tuesday seeks to boost clean-energy usage in San Francisco.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoMore types of businesses were added to the list The City considers formula retail.

SF amends anti-chain store restrictions to protect neighborhood businesses

San Francisco strengthened its anti-chain store law Tuesday as The City's booming…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoMore types of businesses were added to the list The City considers formula retail.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is considering a "dont block the box" program where parking control officers would increase enforcement of blocked intersection violations by motorists.

SF considers boosting enforcement against drivers clogging intersections

San Francisco may get more serious about citing drivers who block intersections…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is considering a "dont block the box" program where parking control officers would increase enforcement of blocked intersection violations by motorists.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoProposed modifications to San Francisco’s existing formula-retail regulations include adding mid-Market Street to the coverage area among other changes.

San Francisco to strengthen chain store restrictions

San Francisco is expected to strengthen its anti-chain store law by applying…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoProposed modifications to San Francisco’s existing formula-retail regulations include adding mid-Market Street to the coverage area among other changes.
Jeff Chiu/2012 AP file photoTruvada is the only brand-name drug for PrEP

SF to spend $300K improving access to anti-HIV drug

The Board of Supervisors approved spending $300,000 Tuesday to fund so-called navigators…

Jeff Chiu/2012 AP file photoTruvada is the only brand-name drug for PrEP
Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photoWith The City’s towing contract expiring next summer

SF to study impacts of removing fees for retrieving towed stolen cars

The joy of hearing one's stolen car has been recovered in San…

Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photoWith The City’s towing contract expiring next summer
AP Photo/Julie JacobsonGeorge Davis

Supervisor candidate campaigns against nudity ban in Times Square

New York City's Naked Cowboy may have met his match. San Francisco…

AP Photo/Julie JacobsonGeorge Davis

SF looks to crack down on billboards posing as business signs

San Francisco is taking issue with business signs – those that are…

Supervisor Scott Wiener says in order for residents in multiunit homes to be aware of water usage

SF considers mandating individual residential water meters in conservation effort

California's drought conditions are putting water conservation into the forefront of public…

Supervisor Scott Wiener says in order for residents in multiunit homes to be aware of water usage
mike koozmin/s.f.examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors is set to vote on a 1

Development of former Schlage Lock site expected to create lower housing costs than elsewhere in city

A two-bedroom rental for $2,700 or a two-bedroom condo for sale under…

mike koozmin/s.f.examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors is set to vote on a 1
Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner file photoThe new Candlestick Point Development Project will extend to the Alice Griffith housing project. Fire officials want wider

Clash over road widths in Candlestick project

Streets and street life make a city what it is. From the…

Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner file photoThe new Candlestick Point Development Project will extend to the Alice Griffith housing project. Fire officials want wider
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SF begins debate over proposed soda tax ballot measure

Dueling sides in the soda-tax debate staked their ground Wednesday during City…

AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu plans to introduce a resolution today states that sex-selective abortion bans can lead to women being denied services.

Planning Commission supports proposal to legalize in-law residential units

A proposal by Board of Supervisors President David Chiu that would legalize…

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu plans to introduce a resolution today states that sex-selective abortion bans can lead to women being denied services.

Increasing housing without building more in SF is a sensible approach

The housing needs of San Francisco are legendary, and with the economic…

Proposal to legalize in-law units in the Castro moves forward

Pilot legislation aimed at increasing the rental stock in the Castro by…

Anti-soda tax mailing warns about impacts to SF’s affordability

As expected, the American Beverage Association’s opposition to the proposed November tax on…

Allegations fly in waterfront height limit ballot measure fight

Supporters of a June ballot measure that could curb high-rise development along…

Poll says Bay Area residents favor soda tax

Supporters of San Francisco's proposed sugary beverage tax for the November ballot…

Scott Wiener secures $9M for streetlight upgrades

Supervisor Scott Wiener on Tuesday announced a deal that will add funding…

SF soda tax debate with Supervisor Scott Wiener

When I talked to Supervisor Scott Wiener about debating his proposed tax…