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San Francisco Mayor Vows to Remove City's Homeless by Super Bowl Weekend

4 days agoNews : Vice News

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has promised to sweep the city's downtown streets of its booming homeless population by the time the Super Bowl comes to town in early 2016. "They are going to have to leave," Lee told local news station KPIX earlierthis week. Show More Summary

In bid to dismiss case, 'Shrimp Boy' accuses S.F. mayor of bribery

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was among several politicians and community leaders singled out in court papers Tuesday as having alleged roles in public corruption plots and bribery schemes.

San Francisco's 'tech mayor' is embroiled in bribery allegations according to court filings

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been implicated in bribery and money laundering schemes, according to new filings related to the criminal case around Richard "Shrimp Boy" Chow, the SF Examiner reported on Tuesday. New filings in federal...Show More Summary

Twitter's problems could hurt SF Mayor's re-election

If Twitter falters it could damage San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's political ambitions and add to a growing backlash against the tech community.

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Responds to Mayor Ed Lee’s Call to Rescind ICE Contact Policy” – Requests BoS Hearing

TweetA new release: “San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Responds to Mayor Ed Lee’s Call to Rescind ICE Contact Policy San Francisco, CA ? San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi today delivered his response to Mayor Ed Lee’s July 14, 2015, letter [referenced here in the Examiner] calling on the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department to rescind its […]

San Francisco's mayoral election just got weird as a candidate delivered a cake to the current 'tech' mayor

A San Francisco mayoral candidate doesn't want the election to be a "cakewalk" for the incumbent Mayor Ed Lee — so she delivered a cake to the mayor's office to prove it. YIMBY-for-mayor candidate Amy Farah Weiss said she was creatively inspired to turn a headline on a Business Insider story about the election into an actual event. Show More Summary

Fox News Confronts San Francisco Officials Over Killing of Kate Steinle: ‘How Many Dead People Does It Take?’

Fox News sent Jesse Waters to San Francisco to confront Mayor Ed Lee on his city’s “sanctuary city” policy, and if he felt it was responsible for an illegal immigrant

SF Ordinance 130764, Signed by Mayor Ed Lee in October 2013, Deemed Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez Ineligible for Extended Detention

TweetHere’s today’s release from the SFSD: “San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Statement Regarding Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Ms. Steinle and offer our sincere condolences to her family and friends. Show More Summary

The Internet of Everything Empowers Cities as Never Before

As San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said at the City Innovate Summit last week: Cities today are the engines of the greatest surge in innovation, creativity and problem solving in human history... and cities that think of themselves as platforms will become stronger, attract better talent and become smarter from the bottom up. Show More Summary

The Internet of Everything Empowers Cities as Never Before

As San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said at the City Innovate Summit last week: "Cities today are the engines of the greatest surge in innovation, creativity and problem solving in human history... and cities that think of themselves as platforms will become stronger, attract better talent and become smarter from the bottom up." Let's be frank. Show More Summary

Choosing a Mayor May Be More Important Than Choosing a President

As San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said at the City Innovate Summit last week: "Cities today are the engines of the greatest surge in innovation, creativity and problem solving in human history... and cities that think of themselves as platforms will become stronger, attract better talent and become smarter from the bottom up." Let's be frank. Show More Summary

Mayors Step Up for Opportunity to Win $2 Million Grant Through PG&E Energy Challenge

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Today, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo joined Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) new energy-saving pledge to encourage energy efficiency in their cities, with a chance to earn up to $2 million in funds for local businesses to reinvest in sustainability programs.Sponsored by PG&E, Step Up and Power Down […]

Why Mayor Lee is Running Unopposed

Today is the deadline for entering the San Francisco mayor’s race, and no major candidate is challenging incumbent Ed Lee. Why? The obvious answer is that Lee is politically popular. Yet that’s a political fact that some progressives cannot accept.  Read More » The post Why Mayor Lee is Running Unopposed appeared first on Beyond Chron.

The Latest SFMTA Bus Ads: “I BIKE TO … BURRITOS” & “WE BIKE TO … BRUNCH ON MARKET?”

TweetHere you go: And: So let’s see here. The SFMTA isn’t allowed to endorse, say, Ed Lee for Mayor, but the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, coincidentally, is, as so it did about four years ago and that’s what it’s done/will do again for this “cycle” and that’s kind of funny since SFGov is the SFBC’s […]

S.F. officials propose police body cameras, other reform measures

Flanked by the police chief and members of the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday proposed a package of police reforms that include accelerated hiring, increased training, more civilian oversight and deployment of body cameras.

San Francisco Will End Chronic Vet Homelessness This Year: Mayor

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

San Francisco is on track to reach a major milestone in its fight against homelessness, according to its mayor. During a stop at the city's veterans memorial on Wednesday, Ed Lee announced the Golden Gate City would house all of itsShow More Summary

Can San Francisco Pass a Housing Bond?

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee chose April Fool’s Day to convene a meeting of housing stakeholders tasked with drafting a $250 million affordable housing bond for the November ballot. Skeptics will see the date as reflecting the mayor’s fools’ errand in   Read More » The post Can San Francisco Pass a Housing Bond? appeared first on Beyond Chron.

Seattle, San Francisco, and Connecticut to Ban Government-Funded Travel to Indiana

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy plan to ban government-funded travel to Indiana over the newly passed "religious freedom" bill which allows businesses to discriminate against gay customers. KING5 reports: Seattle Mayor...

San Francisco Is First Major City To Boycott Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination Law

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

San Francisco will not use taxpayer money to fund any city employees' trips to Indiana in light of the state's new law allowing discrimination against the LGBT community. In a statement released Thursday, Mayor Ed Lee (D) objected to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed by Indiana Gov. Show More Summary

SAN FRANCISCO: Mayor Ed Lee Bans Work Travel To Indiana For City Staffers

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"We stand united as San Franciscans to condemn Indiana’s new discriminatory law, and will work together to protect the civil rights of all Americans including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Effective immediately,...Show More Summary

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