Supervisor Mark Farrell

Supervisor Mark Farrell's lawsuit to overturn his $191,000 ethics fine will be heard in court next week. (Kevin Kelleher/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Court hearing on Farrell’s lawsuit over $191K ethics fine postponed

The first legal arguments in Supervisor Mark Farrell’s lawsuit to overturn his…

 

Legislation introduced by Supervisor Mark Farrell and approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday bans junk food in the approximately 150 vending machines on city property. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

City Hall won’t lose Kit Kat bars from vending machines after all

Turns out Supervisor Aaron Peskin won’t lose access to his favorite junk…

 

Mayor Ed Lee blocked the cable car tracks while celebrating Willie Mays at the Cable Car Museum. (twitter.com/Bob_Gunderson)

Can Farrell pass ethical litmus test?

It looks like Supervisor Mark Farrell is holding his finger on the…

 

Jim Mone/AP PhotoSan Francisco’s ban on smokeless tobacco at sports venues extends to the Giants’ AT&T Park

Giants, others ready to enforce SF’s smokeless tobacco ban

San Francisco’s first-in-the-nation legislation striking out smokeless tobacco at all baseball and…

Jim Mone/AP PhotoSan Francisco’s ban on smokeless tobacco at sports venues extends to the Giants’ AT&T Park

Laura’s Law can help decriminalize mental illness

Mental illness is not a crime. Assisted outpatient treatment, also known as…

A campaign consultant for Supervisor Mark Farrell has been ordered to pay a $14

SF considers adopting law to compel some mentally ill persons to receive treatment

An effort to enact Laura's Law in San Francisco has re-emerged as…

A campaign consultant for Supervisor Mark Farrell has been ordered to pay a $14
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.

SF homeless advocates seek more funding for new set of initiatives

A coalition of providers of services to the homeless is asking San…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. examiner file photoFunding has been secured for a Loma Prieta quake memorial at a former Navy facility site in the Marina. Plans for a restaurant at the site were scrapped after residents opposed it.

Funding secured for planned Loma Prieta Earthquake memorial at Marina Green

In light of the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake this…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. examiner file photoFunding has been secured for a Loma Prieta quake memorial at a former Navy facility site in the Marina. Plans for a restaurant at the site were scrapped after residents opposed it.
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.

Supervisors committee approves increased investment in homeless outreach program

The number of people living on the streets that San Francisco’s homeless…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.

SF officials seek to expand investment in homeless outreach program

San Francisco plans to double its investment in a homeless outreach program…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.
COURTESY PHOTOMark Farrell is the only member of the Board of Supervisors who currently holds a job outside of City Hall.

Startups say open data legislation would lead to more innovation

Tech startups are rallying behind proposed open-data legislation that would wrest more…

COURTESY PHOTOMark Farrell is the only member of the Board of Supervisors who currently holds a job outside of City Hall.

San Francisco's Prop. A pleased unions … except one

While city voters yawned through this month's low-turnout election, Supervisor Mark Farrell…