Supervisor London Breed

Two vacancies on the San Francisco Planning Commission could temporarily empower remaining commissioners to delay or kill project approvals. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Planning Commission power vacuum may endanger housing projects

Welcome, folks, to the newly hobbled San Francisco Planning Commission. Housing proposals…

 

San Francisco Police Officers Association President Martin Halloran, center, stands with other officers at a police commission meeting on Jan. 20. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Police union hires crisis manager to improve temper tantrums

Holy hell. I thought the Police Officer’s Association was off its rocker…

 

Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

On Guard: Supervisor Breed fights for the Fillmore, one life at a time

Four young men were killed in Hayes Valley two weeks ago. Weapons…

Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Cliff Owen/2014 AP file photoWhen U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer announced last week she would not seek re-election

On Guard: Senate shuffle, mental health shootings and more rankle San Francisco

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer announced her retirement just a week ago, and…

Cliff Owen/2014 AP file photoWhen U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer announced last week she would not seek re-election
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors will vote today on an amended ordinance that would eliminate restrictions on the number of arcade games a San Francisco business can have based on its square footage.

Supervisors push to revise laws regulating arcade gaming

The decision by an Upper Haight silk-screen business to put pinball machines…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors will vote today on an amended ordinance that would eliminate restrictions on the number of arcade games a San Francisco business can have based on its square footage.
Evan Ducharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSupervisor London Breed wants to make taggers liable for the cost of cleaning up graffiti like this piece on 24th Street.

Supervisor London Breed seeks graffiti law to hit taggers’ wallets

San Francisco’s graffiti abatement services cost city departments and property owners an…

Evan Ducharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSupervisor London Breed wants to make taggers liable for the cost of cleaning up graffiti like this piece on 24th Street.