On Wednesday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee honored Stoltz, city firefighters, police officers and hospital workers who sprang into action to turn what could have been a calamity into one of the most successful rescue operations in recent...Show More Summary
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee have made a friendly wager on the playoff series between the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants. The National League … Click to Continue »
In preparation for the Mets versus San Francisco Giants National League wild-card game tonight, Mayor de Blasio made a little Twitter wager with SF Mayor Ed Lee. Lee claimed the only "b" New York does better than SF is bagels, not baseball, and so de Blasio wagered some NYC bagels if we lose. Unfortunately, these were the bagels Blaz offered up: [ more › ]
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced on Tuesday a new plan to use licensed mental health professionals to help police officers resolve conflicts with suspects without resorting to excessive force. A partnership between the San Francisco...Show More Summary
The San Francisco district attorney’s office is a step closer to becoming the lead investigator in all shootings involving city police officers, a move designed to ease concerns about cops policing themselves. Mayor Ed Lee has approved...Show More Summary
[...] San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo were playing up BART’s potential Thursday when they got together for a brief ride to show their support of a Nov. 8 measure on the ballot in...Show More Summary
Siemens hosted San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for a behind-the-scenes look at the first of 215 California-built light rail vehicles currently under production at Siemens rail manufacturing hub.
Nearly sixty years ago Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco, or so he crooned for the first time at the Fairmont Hotel in 1961, but the city returned the love with quite the 90th birthday bash. Not only did the Mayor Ed Lee declare August 19th the city-wide ... More »
And the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition appears cautiously optimistic. [ more › ]
TweetIt looks like this: Jump in S.F. car break-ins prompts frustration, finger-pointing
Discontented voters in both San Francisco and Oakland are gathering support for recall campaigns for the mayors in both cities, largely due to what is seen as their inaction or lack of leadership following multiple police department scandals and the fatal shootings of civilians by police. [ more › ]
Tweet(Young Bart Simpson had good reason to break a window here, but then he went too far – “smashy smashy.”) I’ll tell you, I see more broken auto glass on the Streets of San Francisco by 9:00 AM than most people see all day. And yesterday, I saw the most broken auto glass in one […]
In May 2016, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that Jeff Kositsky, a long-time fixture in the city's non-profit sphere, would be the first director of the city's brand-new Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. Kositsky...Show More Summary
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, gay state Senator Mark Leno, and gay SF Supervisor Scott Weiner were booed off stage at a kickoff event for the annual Trans March in San Francisco, KRON reports: “My first year in Sacramento, we added gender identity to t… Read The post Gay SF City Leaders Heckled Off Stage at Trans March Kickoff Event: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Is San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on his way out? That’s the question CalWatchdog is asking. The site, which focuses on California state government goings-on and other shenanigans, claims that both the city’s mayor and its fire chief seem to be a little raggedy when it comes to handling business. Show More Summary
Suhr's resignation came after a number of racial incidents in the department. The latest happened on Thursday when an officer fatally shot a young black woman who had allegedly stolen a car.
The fatal police shooting of an unarmed black woman Thursday was the final straw for San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who asked for and received the resignation of Police Chief Greg Suhr within hours. Lee, who appointed Suhr in 2011, had stood by the chief through previous controversies, including other...
The chief of San Francisco’s police force has resigned just hours after an officer shot and killed a 27-year-old black woman. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Mayor Ed Lee announced in a brief news conference on Thursday that he had asked Police Chief Greg Suhr to step down in order ... More »
Just hours after one of his officers shot and killed an apparently unarmed black woman, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr resigned on Thursday at the urging of Mayor Ed Lee, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Read more...
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr has resigned following a shooting by San Francisco police officers. SF Mayor Ed Lee asked for Suhr's resignation and then announced it at a press conference at City Hall Thursday evening. The announcement...Show More Summary