With the cost of living increasing month after month, it’s hard to see relief in sight. And for many San Franciscans who rent or even own their homes, the possibility of falling behind on a monthly rent or mortgage payment means they could lose their housing.
There is no denying that people in this City are feeling less safe. We have seen a rise in targeted, violent attacks against our most vulnerable communities. In the past month, we saw three attacks against Asian elders in the Richmond District alone. This is unacceptable.
Not only will we be voting on several state measures, including codifying abortion access, San Francisco voters will also have a say in 15 local measures and will choose candidates for elected office impacting all levels of our government.
Every June, the mayor presents the Board of Supervisors with a proposed budget for approval. This year, as a member of the Budget and Appropriations Committee (BAC), my colleagues and I spent the month of June scrutinizing line items, questioning department representatives, and hearing from service providers and the public about their needs.
As activists have put it, if Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) were an individual and not a corporation, they would be behind bars for the preventable deaths and devastation they have caused.
San Francisco has fallen far behind on its goals to build affordable housing for working families.
Every 10 years, our City’s charter requires that we draw new district lines based on the decennial census to ensure our population per district is as evenly distributed as possible. San Francisco had at-large supervisor races until 1976 when district elections led to the election of Harvey Milk. District elections were repealed in 1980, then reinstated in 1996, taking effect in 2000.
I read with interest Supervisor Connie Chan’s column on plastic pollution. I want to tell you what I did and suggest that other individuals can do this as well.
For decades, the plastic industry has profited from plastic pollution, fueling our dependence on plastic, and misleading us into thinking we can recycle away the problem.
San Francisco’s Parks Alliance and Recreation and Park Department are both facing scrutiny from District 1 Supervisor Connie Chan about their use of donations, after subpoenaed records were made public in an NBC Bay Area news report.
A redistricting plan threatens to mute minority voices, including the Richmond’s Chinese Americans.
Supporting Working Families in Our Economy’s Recovery.
We need to ensure our public parks are affordable and accessible to everyone, and Golden Gate Park is no exception.
At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Connie Chan asked Mayor London Breed about her vision for post-pandemic road measures in San Francisco, specifically Great Highway, JFK Drive, and Slow Streets.
In early 2020, the former director of the Department of Public Works, Mohammed Nuru, was arrested with corruption allegations by the U.S. Attorney. That set off a chain reaction of contractors, department heads, and city officials also being indicted or resigning from their posts.