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Mayor names new adviser for transgender issues — Clair Farley of SFLGBT Center

Prominent transgender advocate Clair Farley has been appointed to be San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s senior adviser on transgender initiatives, the mayor’s office announced Monday. Farley, who currently works as the director of economic...Show More Summary

PRESS RELEASE: Auto show will be the first chance to take a peek inside the expanding Moscone Center

Moscone Convention Center has risen to new heights this year. The expanded South Hall, now 108 feet tall and 255 feet long, was officially opened when Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim and Board of Supervisors President London Breed cut the ribbon on Sept. Show More Summary

CA: SF to Experiment with Uber and Lyft Passenger Loading and Pick-Up Zone

Hoping to address problems with Uber and Lyft drivers double-parking and blocking crosswalks and bike and transit lanes to pick up passengers, Mayor Ed Lee announced an experimental program Tuesday to provide the ride-hailing services designated zones.

Closure plan for Hall of Justice revives debate over what to do with jail

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will introduce legislation Tuesday to hasten the closure of the city’s seedy Hall of Justice, a move that appears to have universal support from the Board of Supervisors. But Lee’s plan to lease new properties...Show More Summary

Mayor Lee orders San Francisco to build 5,000 new homes annually

San Francisco mayor directs city to cut permitting time in half On Wednesday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee mandated a citywide goal of 5,000 new homes built every year, asking all city agencies with a hand in permitting to cut averageShow More Summary

Mayor offers $10K to businesses squeezed by construction

With subway dig taking a bite out of Chinatown, mayor offers aid San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has proposed the city adopt a construction-mitigation program, favoring businesses negatively affected by city construction. One prime example:...Show More Summary

21-Year-Old Tech Entrepreneur And Amateur Rapper Enters 2019 Mayor's Race

She's been here a year! She dropped out of college and she vlogs a lot! And she really respects Ed Lee! [ more › ]

Mayor Ed Lee May 'Send A Bill' To Feds For Saturday Protests

SF Mayor Ed Lee is saying he may look to the National Park Service to foot some of the bill for all the preparations and police overtime that went into dealing with the canceled Patriot Prayer rally. [ more › ]

The connected person’s guide to surviving an alt-right protest

On Wednesday, alt-right group "Patriot Prayer" got its permit for a weekend rally on federal land inside San Francisco. It was issued despite strong opposition from Mayor Ed Lee and city officials, state lawmakers, and House Democratic...Show More Summary

A Tent City Moves: Mayor Ed Lee’s Vietnam – He Can Take Any Hill in the Theater, But He Can’t Win the War

Tweet[TRIGGER WARNING: Military Analogy – “taking the hill” as in Hill 937 during the Vietnam War, for example. Also Personal Vietnam, as with DJT. Also a kind of Sports Reference, to the Big Game.] This is 498 11th Street, let’s say. Really, it’s across the street from the end of the even side of the 400 block […]

SF & Berkeley Mayors, Supervisors Seek Any Means To Halt Alt-Right Rallies

Ed Lee pleads with NPS to revoke permit and Berkeley mayor urges people to stay home as the Bay Area girds for white supremacist problems. [ more › ]

Cash Pouring In For Mayor, Supervisor Races As Ed Lee Staffers Bolt For Uber

Mayoral and supe battles funded by embattled rideshare's City Hall-poached flaks. [ more › ]

California's Best-Paid Mayor Is...SF's Own Ed Lee

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Mayor Ed Lee promises SF will follow Paris agreement after Trump withdraws

“We know climate change is real. We will not ignore it.” After Trump announced his intent to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Mayor Ed Lee took to Medium and Twitter to voice his concerns. “In the absence of federal leadership, San Francisco will continue to take aggressive measures on climate change,” wrote Lee. Show More Summary

Lee plans spending increase on SF homeless programs

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, facing pressure from residents tired of stepping around sidewalk tents and piles of dirty needles, said Wednesday that he would spend additional millions to deal with homelessness and make it a top budgetShow More Summary

San Francisco finally passes affordable housing law

Nearly two-year fight over development yields taller buildings, more affordable homes Since late 2015, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and some city lawmakers struggled to push through a new law that grants extra floors and extra units to...Show More Summary

S.F. mayor ups money for homeless as new Navigation Center opens

A long-anticipated Navigation Center opens Wednesday in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, one in a string of projects that Mayor Ed Lee is rolling out as he pushes for big investments to solve the homeless crisis. “This budget reflects...Show More Summary

Mayor Ed Lee’s Under-the-I-80 Tent City 2017 Looks A LOT Like His Under-the-I-80 Tent City 2015-2016

TweetActually, it looks exactly the same, except there’s less of it. 2017: It all started with preparations for Super Bowl L: “They are going to have to leave,” Lee said of those sleeping along the city’s Embarcadero. On It Goes…

SF takes step toward housing all homeless veterans

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee stood in the lobby of a newly opened, supportive-housing complex Wednesday, and surrounded by dozens of military veterans just rescued from the street to live there, pledged to end chronic homelessness among...Show More Summary

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