As the pandemic enters its third unrelenting year, we all continue to rely on essential public services more than ever, and we’ve worked hard over the past year to protect and expand those services.
Residents should assume that redistricting is done fairly — distributing residents as evenly as possible while taking community interests and geography into account.
SF Board of Supervisors’ Audit Committee to Subpoena Financial Transaction Records Between SF Park Alliance, Rec. and Park￼
Financial transaction records between the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the non-profit San Francisco Parks Alliance are now the focus of a subpoena, after a unanimous vote by the Government Audit and Oversight Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
If San Francisco is going to survive climate change, we must act now. But how can we, the citizens of SF, trust that city hall is looking out for us and not just the politicians and corporations hungry for profits at the expense of the planet?
Letter to the Editor: SF Board of Supervisors and SFMTA Want to Keep Roads Closed in Golden Gate Park
The SF Board of Supervisors and the SFMTA want to go ahead and keep roads closed in Golden Gate Park despite the outcry from disabled and seniors.
Small Businesses fully shut down by COVID health orders were given a lifeline Tuesday, after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a groundbreaking law that waives their back rent.
The Free Muni Pilot passes at a crucial time. Traffic congestion is on the rise, already at pre-pandemic levels. Transit ridership plummeted during the pandemic and has been slow to recover.
As I promised on the campaign trail, my New Start Plan will prioritize the needs of small businesses and working people by pushing for robust and equitable public health services, building more affordable housing and keeping people housed, and uplifting those who are too often left behind by many of our City’s policies.
In a historic election, that took place during a pandemic and included an all-time-high number of mail-in votes, it was unclear how long it would take for results of local races to become definitive. However, District 7’s (D-7) new supervisor, Myrna Melgar, secured her victory on Nov. 4, the day after the election, while District 5 (D-5) incumbent Dean Preston retained his seat in what was a landslide victory compared to the razor-thin margin he held to win the 2019 special election.
To slow the spread of small business failures during the pandemic, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has expanded and extended a moratorium on evicting commercial tenants who cannot pay rent because of COVID-19.
Although a moratorium on evictions for people not paying rent because of unemployment during the pandemic is now in force across California, “no fault” evictions like owner-move-ins or major renovations have not been covered.
I am proud to say as the chair of the Budget and Appropriations Committee that the Board of Supervisors has officially passed a $13.6 billion city budget that keeps our City running and invests in our most vulnerable residents in the midst of these crises.
The race for the District 5 Supervisor seat is shaping up to be another competitive battle between incumbent Dean Preston and challenger Vallie Brown, who Preston unseated in a special election last November.
Attached is the voter education summary that is the culmination of the months of research, interviews, and candidate forums.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt emergency legislation by Supervisor Gordon Mar to immediately provide two additional weeks of paid leave for hundreds of thousands of San Francisco workers.