After some verbal sparring between the mayor and some supervisors, the Board of Supervisors approved a $26.8 million bailout to the SFPD to pay more overtime for police officers.
Letter to the Editor: Mayor Breed’s Questionable Choices for Oversight Board
Are we missing something, or is it true that none of Mayor Breed’s four nominees for the Homelessness and Supportive Housing Oversight Board seem to have any experience or credentials in dealing with the problems of homeless citizens?
Commentary: Julie Pitta
Despite a recent court order banning them, city workers swept homeless settlements during some of the worst weather in recent San Francisco history. At the time, Mayor London Breed was out of town, first in Napa partying with wealthy political donors before jetting off to Las Vegas to watch a 49ers game in a private box on the 50-yard line.
Commentary: Julie Pitta
The November 2022 election is over. Now comes the easy part – analyzing the results. I’ll add my voice to the chorus of those trying to make sense of voter sentiment in the last contest of an election-filled year.
Letter to the Editor: Problems with RV Encampments
The City needs an adult in the room to apply tough love to radically improve conditions for both the unhoused and the housed. We treat stray dogs better than the conditions I see many unhoused people living in on our streets.
Commentary: City Leaders Value Money Over Saving Lives
If we had a benefit vs. cost analysis performed to expand EFWS projects citywide, the results would be overwhelmingly in favor of spending money now to save the Bay Area’s crown jewel from being destroyed again by earthquake fires.
Press Release: City Reveals Next Phase for Great Highway to Start Aug. 16
Stretch from Lincoln Way to Sloat Blvd will continue to be closed to car traffic on weekends and holidays, but will open up to car traffic during the week
Letter to the Editor: Why is the Mayor Ignoring Mobile Recycling Program Questions?
I don’t understand why the mayor, or the mayor’s staff, feel free to ignore tax payers by not even acknowledging communications.
Letter to the Editor (cc’d): SFUSD’s Misguided Policies
How many people go into private schools due to SFUSD school lottery? How many more will now opt out of SFUSD with the proposed demolition of one of this nation’s best academic high schools (Lowell)? How many taxpayers and voters feel alienated by the reductionist thinking of the “school names change commission?”
Press Release: Timeline for Reopening San Francisco
Plan formulated by the Economic Recovery Task Force allows outdoor dining, indoor retail, and certain outdoor activities to resume on June 15th, assuming they are allowed by the State; additional activities will be permitted to resume with modifications in phases.
Mayor London Breed: Adjusting to Our New Normal
Over the coming weeks and months, there will be additional adjustments to the Stay Home Health Order that will allow us to regain some sense of normalcy.
We Will Get Through This Together
Mayor London Breed calls for continued solidarity and highlights the heroism she has seen during this public health crisis.
Commentary: A Message of Hope from Mayor London Breed
In the face of these challenges, I want to share with you a message of hope and provide information about city resources that you may find useful.
We will get through this together.
Mayor Honors Three Westside Businesses During ‘Small Business Week’
San Francisco Mayor London Breed celebrated San Francisco’s Small Business Week (May 6-11) where local businesses, entrepreneurs and workers are being recognized and celebrated for their contribution to the local economy of their neighborhoods.