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Potentially historic Mission laundromat was home to ‘70s neighborhood groups

Does past use make the property a historic resource? Last week the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to delay the construction of 75 new homes in a mixed-use development just south of the 24th Street BART station.Show More Summary

San Francisco backs new law to intervene with severe homeless population

“This is a public health issue and needs to be treated as such” Board of Supervisors President London Breed and State Senator Scott Wiener held a joint press conference this morning promoting Wiener and Canoga Park Senator Henry Stern’s...Show More Summary

Breed raises a pile of money in race for SF mayor, but Leno still on top

Just 22 days after announcing her candidacy in the San Francisco mayor’s race, Board of Supervisors President London Breed has raised over $320,000 in campaign contributions, putting her within striking distance of Mark Leno, who leads...Show More Summary

San Francisco Gets Its Third Mayor In 6 Weeks After Tumultuous Debate

People accused the city's Board of Supervisors of racism and sexism in choosing the interim mayor.

Eek! A man!

(Joe Malchow) Every once in a while San Francisco’s NPR affiliate, KQED, offers up a news report too hilarious not to share. Last night, the San Francisco City Board of Supervisors experienced a putsch of sorts. A new mayor was appointed. Show More Summary

‘Shame on you’: San Francisco activists enraged as progressives replace acting mayor London Breed with Mark Farrell

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

In a late night vote at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, a second interim mayor was selected after the untimely death of Mayor Ed Lee, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Interim mayor London Breed, a black female who ascended upon Lee’s death, was passed over for Supervisor Mark...

Supervisor Mark Farrell named interim San Francisco mayor

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed one of its members, Mark Farrell, to serve as interim mayor until a new mayor is chosen in a citywide election in June. Farrell was approved for the role 6-3 after the board voted down its president, London Breed, who had been serving...

SF supervisors consider taking Columbus’ day away

Christopher Columbus, who died 512 years ago, isn’t resting in peace. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to decide Tuesday whether to strip the debatable discoverer of his official day in San Francisco and rechristen the second...Show More Summary

Cannabis dispensary goes to court over SF’s denial of permit

The owners of a cannabis dispensary that was denied permission to open in San Francisco’s Sunset district took the city to court Thursday, three months after the Board of Supervisors voted down the store’s permit application. In a filing...Show More Summary

Forward, into the past!

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

San Francisco Board of Supervisors bans most delivery robots [Kevin Underhill, Lowering the Bar (“Experts believe this to be only a temporary measure, largely because the hearing concluded with the disassembly and replacement of the existing carbon-based supervisors by gleaming new legibots.”)] Earlier here (sponsor concerned to save delivery jobs). Show More Summary

SF to buy Haight McDonald’s for $15.5 million

Troubled burger joint to go Acting San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that the city intends to buy the troubled McDonald’s at Stanyan and Haight Street for a negotiated price of $15.5...Show More Summary

SF supes OK one of Ed Lee’s last requests: fast-tracking homeless shelters

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved one of Mayor Ed Lee’s final requests, to declare a citywide emergency and fast-track construction of shelters for homeless people. But several supervisors contested and ultimately...Show More Summary

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed, who steps in as acting mayor, confirmed Lee's death.        

San Francisco put the kibosh on delivery robots for now

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to restrict delivery robots to areas with very minimal foot traffic and only for research purposes. From Wired: Unlike self-driving cars, or at least self-driving cars working properly, these bots roll on sidewalks, not streets. Show More Summary

Presidio Terrace residents will keep ‘bargain-basement’ tax rate

Phew! As seven out of eleven San Francisco board of supervisors made clear last week, being wealthy has its privileges. First, should one fail to pay homeowner association fees for more than a decade, no problem. The city will handle...Show More Summary

Presidio Terrace: Supervisors explain why they overturned sale of private street

“My vote was based on facts” On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 7-4 to rescind the tax sale of Presidio Terrace, a privately-owned street near the Presidio Heights neighborhood, prompting a chorus of boos from most...Show More Summary

San Francisco Board of Supervisors rules that if you're rich enough to own a private sidewalk, you don't have to worry about overdue taxes

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Presidio Terrace is a private, gated street in San Francisco that has housed the likes of Nancy Pelosi and the UK Consul General; their neighborhood association failed to notify the city of San Francisco that they'd changed contact addresses...Show More Summary

Recreational marijuana could go on sale Jan. 5 in San Francisco

Recreational weed could be on sale in San Francisco as soon as Jan. 5 if the mayor quickly signs legislation approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Supervisors adopted regulations Tuesday night favored by cannabis advocates, rejecting attempts to mandate a larger barrier between schools...

Presidio Terrace: City overturns sale of wealthy homeowners’ street

Fearful city supervisors side with rich residents despite decades of delinquent taxes The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 7-4 on Tuesday to overturn the 2015 sale of Presidio Terrace, a privately-owned street in the neighborhood...Show More Summary

San Francisco approves rules on recreational pot stores

San Francisco supervisors approved regulations for the sale of recreational marijuana following weeks of emotional debate over where to allow new stores. Rules approved by the San Francisco Board of … Click to Continue »

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