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Bill to limit Ellis Act evictions moves to Senate floor

Legislation proposed by State Senator Mark Leno that would limit Ellis Act…

Supervisor Breed calls for SF legislation requiring kill-switch feature for mobile devices

If Sacramento does not pass a “kill-switch” requirement for mobile devices sold…

Ordinance proposed to mitigate neighborhood impacts of utility boxes

Reacting to a backlash against the installation of hundreds of AT&T utility…

Mayor Ed Lee is 'under the weather,' cancels events

Mayor Ed Lee canceled public events Thursday because, according to his spokeswoman…

Mayor’s proposed budget cuts funding planned for CleanPowerSF

The future of CleanPowerSF has been further cast into doubt, as Mayor…

SF homeless advocates seek more funding for new set of initiatives

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

Supervisor Wiener requests hearing to study need to widen streets

Acting on a priority to keep San Francisco streets more narrow in…

Ballot initiative aims to restrict short-term rentals

A November ballot proposal introduced today seeks to limit short-term rentals in…

Proposed legislation seeks to boost construction of local manufacturing space

San Francisco may draw much attention due to its technology innovation, but…

Supervisor Farrell announces hearings on SF homelessness

Supervisor Mark Farrell has announced a series of hearings that will analyze…

Debate announced in Assembly race

Supervisors David Campos and David Chiu will debate again in their race…

Mayor Lee, Supervisor Farrell to host online forum on SF budget

Mayor Ed Lee is turning to the Internet to discuss the city’s…

Mission-based porn company Kink.com to host Campos fundraiser

Kink.com, a local porn company headquartered in the Mission district that specializes…

SF to study impacts of outfitting all on-street officers with body cameras

Outfitting the 1,700 police officers patrolling San Francisco’s streets with body-mounted cameras…

San Francisco explores joining Marin County’s clean energy program

San Francisco took a step forward Tuesday toward joining a clean energy…

Supervisors push to revise laws regulating arcade gaming

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

SF begins debate over proposed soda tax ballot measure

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

Chiu introduces legislation seeking to restrict use of short-term housing rental services such as Airbnb

San Francisco is clamping down on Airbnb and similar online housing services…

Mayor Ed Lee and labor union fight over Twitter tax break

The day before San Francisco’s largest public-employee union plans to protest the…

SF labor unions asking for pay raises amid hostile cost-of-living environment

Pointing to a soaring cost of living throughout the Bay Area, San…