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Mayor Lee honors rescuers who saved lives when boat capsized

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, San Francisco mayors make wager over Cubs, Giants

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 › ]

SF cops to team with mental health workers in crisis situations

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

SF DA’s office to take lead in investigating police shootings

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

Three mayors brave BART to promote bond measure

[...] 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

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Tours Siemens Sacramento Rail Manufacturing Plant

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.

San Francisco Gave Tony Bennett a Statue For His 90th Birthday

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 »

Mayor Ed Lee Unveils Plan To Make Streets Safer For Bicyclists

And the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition appears cautiously optimistic. [ more › ]

Longshot Campaigns Launch To Recall Both Mayors Ed Lee And Libby Schaaf

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 › ]

One Block of Golden Gate Avenue in Unpopular Mayor Ed Lee’s San Francisco: Smashy Smashy

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 […]

Meet the guy in charge of tackling San Francisco's homeless crisis

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

Gay SF City Leaders Heckled Off Stage at Trans March Kickoff Event: WATCH

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

San Francisco's top cop is out. Is the mayor about to join him?

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Resigns At Mayor Ed Lee's Request

5 months agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

SF Police Chief Resigns After Woman Shot Dead

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...

San Francisco Police Chief Resigns After Third Fatal Police Shooting in 6 Months

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 »

San Francisco Police Chief Resigns After Officer Fatally Shoots Black Woman

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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 Resigns Following Recent Police Shooting

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

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