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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

2 days 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

6 days 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

2 weeks 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 »

SF wants every renter to have access to an eviction lawyer

Two competing new laws, one from city hall and one a grassroots ballot initiative, have the same goal Last week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced a proposal for a new law that would grant renters facing eviction access...Show More Summary

SF Supervisors postpone recreational pot legislation — Jan. 1 sales unlikely

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday to kick its big cannabis debate down the road two weeks, making it almost certain that recreational sales won’t start in the city on Jan.1. The point of contention was a proposal by...Show More Summary

SF supervisors offer more changes to recreational cannabis legislation

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors inched closer to creating a legal framework for the sale of recreational cannabis on Tuesday. At a special meeting of the board’s Rules Committee, a quartet of supervisors approved a handful of amendments...Show More Summary

City Hall approves massive Pier 70 development

Project will feature up to 3,025 new housing units Rendering courtesy of Forest City On Tuesday the San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave final approval to an enormous mixed-use development at Pier 70, kicking off a decade-long development...Show More Summary

Giant Pier 70 waterfront development gets final OK from SF supervisors

The sprawling redevelopment project at San Francisco’s Pier 70 — which would turn 35 acres of dilapidated shipyard into housing, commercial space, waterfront parks and artist studios — got final approval from the Board of Supervisors...Show More Summary

New legislation aims to halt gentrification in San Francisco enclaves

Bill would help preserve neighborhood identities but also invoke zoning restrictions The San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced new legislation this week that would make it easier to establish specially protected cultural districts in the city. Show More Summary

Supervisor revises rule that would ban delivery robots on SF sidewalks

Robots may be allowed on the streets and sidewalks of San Francisco — but only if they have permits, according to a revised ordinance that Supervisor Norman Yee presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The law was supposed to get...Show More Summary

Searching for the Identity of San Francisco's Mysterious Mummified Girl

In 1900, with space in the 46-square-mile peninsula of San Francisco quickly becoming a premium, the city's Board of Supervisors voted to reclaim some room from the dead. First, they ceased further burials within city limits. Then, in...Show More Summary

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

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