San Francisco isn't the biggest city in the world, but its mayor makes the biggest salary in the United States. Mayor Ed Lee is the highest-paid mayor of a major U.S. city, according to a report from the American City Business Journals. Lee,...Show More Summary
Greg Suhr was the chief of the San Francisco Police Department from 2011 to June 2016, when he resigned at the request of San Francisco mayor Ed Lee. Suhr’s time in charge was a tumultuous one for the SFPD, but despite his very public departure from the SFPD, Suhr has been hired by the Golden State Warriors to do some… Read more...
Mayor Ed Lee turns on the charm for Treasure Island site For the nearly seven years of its non-existence, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has been buffeted at all times by campaigns to attract it to cities and then drive it away from those exact same cities. Everybody wants the Lucas Museum, except when it’s being handed to them. Show More Summary
Mayor Ed Lee plans to announce Tuesday that he is hiring a veteran Los Angeles deputy police chief to lead the San Francisco force as it implements broad changes in the wake of several shootings of African Americans and Latinos, according to City Hall sources. Show More Summary
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (D) vetoed a bill Thursday that would have restricted short-term rentals in the city to 60 days a year, notching another win for Airbnb and other home-sharing companies. The bill, introduced by San Francisco...Show More Summary
Airbnb Inc. scored another legislative victory late Thursday when San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee vetoed a bill that would have barred hosts from renting their homes out for more than 60 days a year, down from the current 90-day limit. “This...Show More Summary
One year ago, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced the city was creating a new Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (hereafter DHSH). While Director Jeff Kositsky and DHSH did not formally begin until last June, the new department brought Read More » The post Is SF Making Progress on Homelessness? appeared first on Beyond Chron.
"The federal election really did clarify for me that there is much we agree on in San Francisco," said Mayor Ed Lee. [ more › ]
Ed Lee, the Board of Supervisors and others convened in the City Hall rotunda to express unity today. [ more › ]
YOU WENT FULL NEO-CONFEDERATE, MAN. NEVER GO FULL NEO-CONFEDERATE: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Tells Trump and The World that “Being a sanctuary city is in our DNA. San Francisco will never be anything other than a sanctuary city.” Illegal immigration now! Illegal immigration tomorrow! Illegal immigration forever! Or as Victor Davis Hanson wrote last […]
The San Francisco Police Commission has recommended three finalists to Mayor Ed Lee in the search for a new police chief — with one being the acting chief, Toney Chaplin, according to sources close to the selection process. Rumors were...Show More Summary
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 › ]