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Mayor swears in appointments for SF boards and commissions

Mayor Ed Lee swore in several new appointments and reappointments to The…

 

Leno declines to seek reconsideration of Ellis Act reform bill

The Ellis Act reform bill introduced by Sen. Mark Leno, D-S.F., will…

 

courtesy MonkeyParkingA screen capture shows the MonkeyParking app.

SF City Attorney issues cease-and-desist to mobile app auctioning city parking spots

An app that allows users to auction off city parking spots occupied…

courtesy MonkeyParkingA screen capture shows the MonkeyParking app.
AP PHOTO/RICH PEDRONCELLIState Sen. Mark Leno

Ellis Act reform bill stalls at State Assembly hearing

A bill targeting Ellis Act reform in San Francisco failed to receive…

AP PHOTO/RICH PEDRONCELLIState Sen. Mark Leno
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

Mayor calls for new housing units in SF budget proposal to address crisis

Mayor Ed Lee acknowledged Monday that San Francisco is experiencing a housing…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliState Sen. Mark Leno

Ellis Act reform bill passes in State Senate

Legislation proposed by State Senator Mark Leno to limit Ellis Act evictions…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliState Sen. Mark Leno
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

SF elected officials’ salaries bumped by 2.6 percent

San Francisco city workers are not the only ones getting a pay…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
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.

Permit consultants take issue with proposed reporting requirements

San Francisco is on the verge of increasing reporting requirements for those…

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.
Cindy Chew/2007 S.F. examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee rejected the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's proposed budget Wednesday amid an ongoing debate with Mayor Ed Lee over the CleanPowerSF program.

Supervisors reject SFPUC budget as clean energy battle with mayor escalates

San Francisco’s fight between the mayor and the Board of Supervisors over…

Cindy Chew/2007 S.F. examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee rejected the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's proposed budget Wednesday amid an ongoing debate with Mayor Ed Lee over the CleanPowerSF program.
Courtesy raptorwraps.comA new advertising deal could generate at least $28.5 million for the SFMTA.

Increased advertising on Muni buses approved despite criticism

The number of Muni buses that can legally have wraparound advertisements was…

Courtesy raptorwraps.comA new advertising deal could generate at least $28.5 million for the SFMTA.
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

Mayor Ed Lee launches third annual summer jobs campaign for youth

Mayor Ed Lee announced today that his office will partner with United…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
Supervisor David Campos

Calle 24 resolution to be voted on at Board of Supervisors meeting this afternoon

A resolution to designate a portion of 24th Street and surrounding areas in the…

Supervisor David Campos
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA lawsuit alleges the Bay is being contaminated by industrial pollution.

Lawsuit calls for increased protection for Bay from industrial pollution

A lawsuit filed today by the California Coastkeeper Alliance against the State…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA lawsuit alleges the Bay is being contaminated by industrial pollution.

David Chiu hosts Reddit AMA about his Assembly campaign

Board of Supervisors President and State Assembly hopeful David Chiu will answer…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/special to the s.f. examinerBernard Strong stands in his unit at Winton Hotel

SF sues SRO hotel owners for housing violations

The San Francisco City Attorney's Office filed a lawsuit today against the…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/special to the s.f. examinerBernard Strong stands in his unit at Winton Hotel
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

Mayor Ed Lee announces 'Yes on A' campaign

Mayor Ed Lee launched a campaign for Proposition A in Chinatown on…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoSmartphone robberies accounted for half of the robberies in San Francisco last year; nationally

Bill to require mandatory kill-switch feature in cellphones passes Senate

A bill proposed by State Senator Mark Leno that would require mobile…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoSmartphone robberies accounted for half of the robberies in San Francisco last year; nationally

Supes pass graffiti ordinance aiming to cut down on clean-up costs

Legislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back…