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SF supervisors want Justin Herman Plaza to get a new name

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors made it clear Tuesday it no longer wants the plaza at the foot of Market Street to be named for Justin Herman, the city’s longtime redevelopment chief who is widely blamed for bulldozing the Western...Show More Summary

Are "Social Justice Warrior Trustees" Accelerating America's Pension Collapse? (Hint: Yes)

A few days ago we highlighted the reckless efforts of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force their city's pension managers to ignore their fiduciary duties and dump nearly $500 million worth of energy stocks. Of course, theShow More Summary

City Hall puts moratorium on cannabis dispensaries

Buzzkill 45-day ban set to take shape The Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 on Tuesday for a 45-day moratorium on new cannabis dispensaries in San Francisco, citing the need for more regulation. The temporary ban, originally proposed by District 10 representative Malia Cohen, targets medical marijuana dispensaries. Show More Summary

Board of Supervisors unanimously endorse renaming Justin Herman Plaza

Resolution now has 11 co-sponsors A San Francisco Board of Supervisors resolution “urging the Recreation and Parks Commission to remove the name of Justin Herman from the plaza located at the intersection of the Embarcadero and Market...Show More Summary

Surprise: A $3.2 Million(!) Renovation Will SHUT DOWN the Panhandle Playground for about Two(!) Years

TweetWhoo boy: This process started in late 2014. San Francisco Board of Supervisors President called a $2 million earmarking an “early Christmas present” for her District Five. That means that this is going to end up taking a full half-decade. But that’s not the problem. The problem is that RPD should just take care of […]

SF Supes’ Stellar Year

Has any prior San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed more critical housing legislation in a seven month period than the current group in 2017?  I don’t think so. Yet the Board’s stellar record has gotten little attention. The health care Read More » The post SF Supes’ Stellar Year appeared first on Beyond Chron.

SF poised to rename part of SFO after Harvey Milk

Plan delayed for years, provoked death threats At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Hillary Ronen introduced legislation to rename a terminal at the San Francisco International Airport after Supervisor Harvey Milk, the...Show More Summary

Why Asking Job Applicants for Their Salary Histories Is Such a Cruel Corporate Move

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on Tuesday to prohibit employers from asking job applicants for their salary histories, a move several progressive cities and states have made in recent years in an effort to narrow the gender wage gap. Mayor Ed Lee signed the legislation into law on Wednesday, but it won’t take effect until 2018.

SF non-profits can now sue other people’s landlords over evictions

New law tries to put pressure on phony owner move-in evictions The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a law on Tuesday that would, among other things, allow non-profit groups to sue local landlords that they allege commit fraudulent...Show More Summary

SF supervisors create office to handle coming cannabis business

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday created a new “one-stop shop” to handle policies for marijuana businesses once recreational cannabis becomes legal. “We’ve had an industry that’s been on the margins of legality for a...Show More Summary

Just as the HAIGHT STREET RAT Coincided with EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP, The New Copy Coincided with SAVING BANKSY

TweetYou know, more or less. So, The Rat of 2010 appeared in conjunction with Exit Through the Gift Shop as The Rat of 2017 appeared with Saving Banksy. Look for an appearance from … San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed(!) in the newer movie. I guess the new crew didn’t have red paint: And where Banksy […]

S.F. supervisors amend, then pass, affordable housing law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed two pieces of legislation intended to keep lower- and middle-class residents in the city, each requiring a hard-won compromise between the board’s moderate and progressive wings. The...Show More Summary

SF supervisors ban employers from asking about previous pay

Citing concerns over the wage gap between women and men, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to ban employers from asking job applicants how much money they made in previous positions. The measure, sponsored...Show More Summary

SF Supervisors OK ban on sale of flavored tobacco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a citywide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products Tuesday, saying the candy tinctures and bright-colored wrapping help lure children into a life of addiction. [...] theShow More Summary

S.F. supervisors reappoint Petra DeJesus to Police Commission

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday reappointed longtime city police commissioner Petra DeJesus, rejecting Supervisor Ahsha Safai’s controversial bid to replace her with a political ally. DeJesus is an attorney who served...Show More Summary

San Francisco requires clean space for breastfeeding workers

San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to … Click to Continue »

S.F. supes OK taller buildings in exchange for affordable housing

A housing density law that took two years to craft was approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, notching a win for developers and pro-growth advocates who say the only way to make San Francisco affordable is to keep building. Show More Summary

Last-minute attack may foil proposed SF density housing law

An affordable housing advocacy group is trying to come between the moderate and progressive wings on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, just as they close in on passing housing density legislation that has taken two years to craft. The...Show More Summary

SF supervisors compromise on affordable housing

A yearlong battle in San Francisco City Hall ended Wednesday night when two factions on the Board of Supervisors reached a compromise on how much affordable housing to require in new market-rate developments. The agreement between progressive...Show More Summary

Could San Francisco Ban Those Adorable Food-Delivery Robots?

One San Francisco elected official is on the warpath against food-delivery robots. As reported by Recode, Norman Yee, one of the 11 elected representatives who make up the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, proposed legislation on Tuesday to ban the autonomous vehicles from the sidewalks of the city by the bay. Show More Summary

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